Most couples share a kiss and part ways at 8:00 a.m. as they head off to their own work days, but eventing power couple James and Helen Alliston do it all together. We gave our USEA members the opportunity to submit their questions for this West Coast-based couple, and USEA Podcast host Nicole Brown gets them to share all on many topics: eventing in the U.S. versus the U.K., who is the most competitive of the two, dealing with warmer temperatures, why James likes to drive illegally slow, and so much more!
Whew - what a week at the #AEC2023! Out of the 850 competitors, 24 new national champions rose to the top and USEA Podcast Host Nicole Brown caught up with two of them: Liz Halliday who won the $60,000 Adequan USEA Advanced Final and Stephanie Letarte, the 2023 USEA Training Amateur Championship.
Loading up your trailer or making the drive to Lexington, Kentucky, for the 2023 USEA American Eventing Championships, presented by Nutrena Feeds and need something to listen to? We've got you covered with this week's episode of the USEA Podcast which features all things #AEC2023! Podcast host Nicole Brown has a chat with USEA CEO Rob Burk, Equestrian Events Incorporated's Senior Director of Competition Vanessa Coleman, and co-organizer Mary Fike about the courses, the competition, the atmosphere and more. Definitely an episode you won't want to miss out on!
It's been an exciting year for U.S. Eventing thus far, and USEA Podcast Host Nicole Brown recaps what has happened so far and what is to come with USEA CEO Rob Burk and USEA President Lou Leslie. Get the scoop on who the team call the poster boy of American eventing, hear about Burk's return to eventing after over 17 years, and so much more in this fun review of the year so far.
The last of five EA21 Regional Clinics just wrapped up, so what better way to get the scoop on the EA21 program than by chatting with some actual EA21 riders? This week USEA Podcast host Nicole Brown sits down with EA21 East Coast rider Camryn Chung, EA21 West Coast rider Kayla Dumler, and EA21 Central rider Emeline Gilbert to discuss the clinics, their biggest takeaways, the friendships they made along the way, and more.
With less than a year left until the start of the XXXIII Olympic Summer Games in Paris, France in 2024, USEA podcast host Nicole Brown sat down with USEF Eventing Technical Advisor and Chef d'Equipe Bobby Costello to discuss the USEF Land Rover Eventing Team's recent results in the SAP Cup at the CHIO Aachen CCIO4*-S and recapped the season so far.
USEA podcast host Nicole Brown caught up with the Land Rover U.S. Eventing Team from the FEI Eventing Nations Cup CCIO4*-S in Strzegom, Poland, comprised of Jenny Caras, Andrew McConnon, Caroline Pamukcu, and Cassie Sanger, along with USEF Eventing Emerging and Development Coach Leslie Law, after securing both individual and team silver medals. The team gave Brown the scoop on their experience at the LOTTO Strzegom Horse Trials and their game plan for the future as they enjoyed a bit of team bonding in Germany while attending the SAP-Cup at the Aachen CCIO4*-S in Germany.
On the heels of the first USEA Classic Series of 2023 at the IEA H.T., USEA podcast host Nicole Brown is joined by Dorothy Crowell, a clinician for the classic series at IEA, and by Anna Banks, who won the Training Three-Day at IEA with Primrose BMD, to talk about the special experiences that the long-format offers eventers.
USEA podcast host Nicole Brown is joined by Dr. Barry Miller of the Virginia Tech Helmet Lab and Catherine Winter of Ride EquiSafe for an important, informative, and engaging discussion about helmet safety. For more than a decade, the Virginia Tech Helmet Lab has investigated helmets in football, cycling, equestrian sports, and more, collecting more than 2 million data points related to injury and biomechanics research.
USEA podcast host Nicole Brown calls this "one of my favorite shows of the entire season" because "it's the time of year that so many of us wish we could go back to college days." That's right, it's the week of the Intercollegiate Eventing Championship! The panel of Leslie Threlkeld (co-chair of the Intercollegiate Committee), Stephanie James Counts (a new committee member and coach for the Auburn University team), and Hannah Warner (president of the University of Kentucky team) get you ready for the big event taking place at the Tryon International Equestrian Center on May 26-28.
USEA Podcast host Nicole Brown is joined by Frankie Thieriot Stutes to look back on an incredible week at Land Rover Kentucky. From the magic moments of Tamie Smith's win, the eye-catching performances, and how the numbers stacked up, let's relive the best weekend all year!