In this educational video from the USEA Vault, five-star eventer Stephen Bradley shares some tips and tricks for riding a coffin exercise as smoothly and safely as possible. Bradley also discusses the best approach when practicing this exercise with a younger horse.
Bradley is an accomplished eventer who has represented the United States at the Olympic Games and won two team gold medals at two Pan American Games. He is one of only two U.S. riders to win the prestigious Burghley Horse Trials CCI4* (now CCI5*-L) and also won the Kentucky Three-Day Event CCI4* (now CCI5*-L) in 1996 riding Doctor DoLittle. He is now based in The Plains, Virginia, at Hickory House Farm. Visit Bradley's website to learn more.
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With the recent wrap-up of the 2023 Eventing Coaches Program (ECP) Symposium in Ocala, Florida, USEA Podcast Host Nicole Brown chats with ECP Faculty Members Jennifer Howlett Rousseau and Robin Walker about all things related to the ECP. From the USEA Eventing Handbook by the Levels to the benefits of pursuing certification, selecting the best coach for you, recapping this year's Symposium, and more - this week's USEA podcast is the perfect educational tool for coaches and riders alike!
Time is precious. Time with your horse even more so. If one of your resolutions for the New Year is to spend more time in the saddle or more time enjoying the barn, you’ll want to implement these best practices to minimize stress and make the most of 2023.
Did you know that there are over 53,000 wild mustangs in holding facilities across the United States? My mustang journey began in February 2018 after losing my heart horse whom I had just shy of 20 years. I wanted another horse of color, and my friend sent me the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) internet adoption link. I was amazed at all of the horses available on the internet auction, but I quickly fell in love with Woodrow. I learned that he was a popular band stallion in Wyoming and had been followed by photographers for close to three years.