Have you ever wondered why professional riders love bringing their horses through the USEA Young Event Horse (YEH) program? USEA Podcast host Nicole Brown chats with two of this year's YEH Champions, Caroline Pamukcu who won the USEA YEH 4-year-old East Coast Championship aboard HSH Afterglow, and Andrea Baxter who won the USEA YEH 5-year-old Championship with Camelot PJ, to discuss this year's Championships and all of the great things that the program has to offer.
Each December the USEA hosts the USEA Annual Meeting & Convention as an opportunity for USEA members to gather, celebrate, discuss important matters, attend educational seminars, and so much more. And this year's Convention at St. Louis, Missouri, is no exception! Featuring fabulous awards ceremonies, a superstar keynote speaker in Dr. Temple Grandin, several open forums and educational seminars, and more, this year's Convention really is a can't-miss event. We hope to see you there this Dec. 7-10!
Following the U.S. Eventing Team's silver medal team and individual gold performance at the 2023 Pan American Games, USEA podcast Nicole Brown caught up with Eventing Technical Advisor and Chef d’Equipe Bobby Costello to talk about all things Pan Ams!
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.
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 and Tony Sandoval from Coach Sando Training talk about how riders can make their own conditioning, in addition to their horses, a priority. From "proper core engagement" to "box breathing," the tips and techniques they discuss will improve your time in the saddle and beyond. "Movement is medicine," Sandoval said. "It will do a lot of the things needed to keep you healthy without taking so many pills or all the things that are quick fixes. Movement is difficult. It's difficult to get into your daily practice, but once you do, it is enough medicine that you need to be able to do what you enjoy longer."
USEA Podcast host Nicole Brown catches up with USEF Eventing Technical Advisor and Chef d'Equipe and USEF Eventing Elite Program and Team Facilitator Max Corcoran to talk about building towards the future and what is to come for U.S. eventing in 2023 and beyond.
Looking to switch up your horse's nutrition program for the 2023 eventing season? Dr. Tania Cubitt, Ph.D., chats with USEA podcast host Nicole Brown about all things nutrition related. From determining the appropriate amount of feed to which feed sources are best for your horse, get a crash course in equine nutrition in this week's edition of the USEA podcast!
USEA podcast host Nicole Brown is joined by USEA CEO Rob Burk and, for the first time ever, new USEA President Lou Leslie to take a look at what is to come in the 2023 eventing season! Get to know Lou a bit better, hear the trio's predictions on who will top the five-star rankings this year, and get the scoop on what horse or riders you should keep on your radar as the year goes on!