On January 13, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. CST, join Eric Dierks for a live stream interview with Denny Emerson, where he will share some stories of his colorful past, as well as his insights as to what makes a successful rider today.
Denny is the only equestrian to have won both an international gold medal in eventing and a Tevis Cup buckle in endurance. In 1972, Denny was named United States Eventing Association’s Rider of the Year. He was a member of the United States Three-Day Eventing team that won the gold medal at the 1974 Eventing World Championships.
As of 2015, Emerson operates as a clinician and trainer. He is a regular contributor to The Chronicle of the Horse’s “Between Rounds” column. He and his wife, May Emerson, run Tamarack Hill Farm in Strafford, Vermont and Southern Pines, North Carolina.
This live stream is provided by the Illinois Dressage and Combined Training Association.
Five-star eventer Kim Severson taught a show jumping clinic in January at Milestone Sport Horses in Lovettsville, Virginia where she instructed riders on the importance of forward riding for successful jumping. In this exercise, which Severson progressively adds additional pieces to, riders are instructed to focus on the quality of their canter.
On Wednesday, March 10, 2021 at 7:00 p.m. Central time, join Eric Dierks for a live stream interview with David O'Connor. David was an alternate for the 1988 Summer Olympics, and riding Wilton Fair, was part of the U.S. team at the 1990 World Equestrian Games, where he placed 35th individually and the team finished fourth.
Billy Jackson was introduced to horses at a young age through his local 4-H program. “One of my mom's close friends was a large animal vet and she really encouraged me to stay with it,” Jackson said. As an adult, he is a Marketing Project Manager, and when he’s not at work, he’s a lower level eventer based at Poplar Place Farm.
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