15 episodes

Come along with us, the Dressage Today team, as we mix and mingle with the most inspiring members of our dressage community—from top riders to local legends. We talk all angles of our sport—sharing everything from training philosophies to stories of chasing dreams to horse-care tips.

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Come along with us, the Dressage Today team, as we mix and mingle with the most inspiring members of our dressage community—from top riders to local legends. We talk all angles of our sport—sharing everything from training philosophies to stories of chasing dreams to horse-care tips.

    Season 2, Episode 4: Winter Riding Inspiration

    Season 2, Episode 4: Winter Riding Inspiration

    In this episode of the Dressage Today podcast, we're sharing some inspiring short stories from important women in our dressage community, including Lendon Gray, Jane Savoie and Sarah Geikie. These are all stories that come from our Dressage Today magazine archives and they are reflections on philosophical lessons from dressage. These popular figures in our sport share a lesson from their life called “What I Wish I’d Known Then.”

    • 16 min
    Season 2, Episode 3: Bitting Basics with Stephanie Brown-Beamer

    Season 2, Episode 3: Bitting Basics with Stephanie Brown-Beamer

    In this episode of the Dressage Today Podcast, equipment expert and USDF gold medalist Stephanie Brown-Beamer joins us for a chat about bit and bridle fit. We chat about types of bits, materials, tips to choose a bit for your horse and common misconceptions about bitting. Stephanie's passion for her work shines through as she shares some fascinating stories from her experiences of traveling around the country as a bitting expert.

    • 31 min
    Season 2, Episode 2: Saddle-Fit Basics with Jochen Schleese

    Season 2, Episode 2: Saddle-Fit Basics with Jochen Schleese

    In this episode of the Dressage Today Podcast, we tackle the complex topic of saddle fit with expert Jochen Schleese of Saddlefit 4 Life. We're discussing the most common saddle-fit issues, common misconceptions, the importance of anatomy and physiology, how to find a qualified saddle expert and tips for saddle care and maintenance. Tune in for more!

    • 36 min
    Season 2, Episode 1: What's New with Dressage Today

    Season 2, Episode 1: What's New with Dressage Today

    The Dressage Today Podcast is back for Season 2! In this episode, hosts Lindsay Paulsen and Jennifer Mellace get together for a chat about what's been going on in the world of Dressage Today since Season 1 concluded. We're discussing updates from our own lives with horses, as well as a review of some of our favorite episodes from Season 1. We're also chatting about our virtual dressage competitions and what's coming up for DT! Get the scoop on some upcoming podcasts, digital issues and new videos.

    • 42 min
    Episode 11: Maximize Your Ride with Planning and Organization with Ruth Hogan-Poulsen

    Episode 11: Maximize Your Ride with Planning and Organization with Ruth Hogan-Poulsen

    Dressage professional Ruth Hogan-Poulsen is back with us again in this episode of the Dressage Today Podcast! She joins us to discuss the importance of planning, organization and strategy as it relates to equestrian life. She shares how journaling and keeping careful records can help you work toward your goals, monitor your horse's health and reduce stress. She also shares some tools and strategies to help you better organize your time with your horse!

    • 33 min
    Episode 10: A Chat with Dressage Freestyle Expert Ruth Hogan-Poulsen

    Episode 10: A Chat with Dressage Freestyle Expert Ruth Hogan-Poulsen

    Magic happens when you combine dressage with music in the form of a freestyle. Freestyles are entertaining for the audience and can be educational for riders. But their creation and execution, according to Ruth Hogan-Poulsen, is somewhat of a mental rubix cube. Ruth talks us through the process of creating freestyles and discusses the efforts that went into producing the winning performance at this year's Challenge of the Americas competition in Wellington, Florida.

    • 41 min

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Mtrude ,

Informative and interesting!

Thank you for bringing podcasts to the dressage community. I’ve particularly enjoyed the series. Dorothy Schneider was my favourite. However each one gave a “take away” moment to think apply to my own horses and students.

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