Category: The Plaidcast

Plaidcast #36 by EponaExchange.com – NCAA Collegiate Equestrian Back to School Show

Join The Plaidcast NCEA Update Edition Co-Hosts Tom O’Mara and Piper Klemm in their first Back to School show reviewing all things NCAA Collegiate Equestrian as the new school year is now underway. This is the 1st of 8 shows this Fall (every other week) following the action in depth and bringing you exciting insights, analysis and interviews with the teams!!! Additionally, listen to Tom and Piper as they get a chance to review the Fall Schedule as well as share some very exciting news about a new Team! They get a chance to speak with Director of Riding, Sweet Briar College, Merrilee “Mimi” Wroten! Listen IN …..

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Amanda Steege and Jessi Lohman – #35 by EponaExchange.com

This week on The Plaidcast Piper and Sissy are joined by top hunter rider Amanda Steege, fresh off 3rd Overall at USHJA International Derby Finals in Lexington, Kentucky, and Jessi Lohman, who with her husband Alan is managing the 2017 Maryland Horse and Pony Show, September 13-17 at the Prince George Equestrian Center.

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Plaidcast 34 – NCAA Collegiate Equestrian Final Pre-Season Summer Show

Join The Plaidcast NCEA Update Edition Co-Hosts Tom O’Mara and Piper Klemm in their final Pre-Season show reviewing all things NCAA Collegiate Equestrian this summer while ramping us up for the NEW competition season beginning soon. These Pre-Season shows will be followed by 8 shows this Fall (every other week) following the action in depth and bringing you exciting insights, analysis and interviews with the teams.  Additionally, listen to Tom and Piper as they grab some coaches in the middle of their back to campus hectic schedules to hear how they are prepping the riders for another stellar year! They get a chance to speak with Head Coach Eric Hubbard of Fresno State and Head Coach – Hunt Seat, Logan Fiorentino of TCU ! Listen in …..

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Plaidcast 32 – NCAA Collegiate Equestrian Pre Season Summer Show

Join The Plaidcast NCEA Update Edition Co-Hosts Tom O’Mara and Piper Klemm as they discuss the “Dog Days” of summer in NCAA Collegiate Equestrian world. Although they are Dog Days, they are action packed for Collegiate Equestrians as they continue riding, training and competing at exciting events highlighting NCAA Equestrian all summer long. Additionally, they get to speak with NCEA Reining Rider of the Year and First Team All American, Hannah Mitchell of Oklahoma State University about her big win so far this summer.

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Plaidcast 29 by EponaExchange.com, Tim Jenning and Stefanie Mazer

This week, Piper and Sissy are joined by Tim Jennings of Sport Horse Auctions and Stefanie Mazer of Forget Me Not Farm in Wellington, Florida. Tim discusses the online auction model and why it makes sense in today’s world. Stefanie Mazer discusses psychology and achievement in young riders as well as training competitors and ponies in the Pony Hunter divisions from her home base in Wellington.  Listen in…

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Plaidcast 28 by EponaExchange.com – Armand Leone, Alix Morrison, Irene Powlick

In Episode 28, we discuss current USEF litigation with Armand Leone, a board certified radiologist as well as of Leone Equestrian Law LLC. 2017 USHJA Horsemanship Quiz Challenge winner Alix Morrison joins us to remind people to register at ushja.org/hqc and her new venture, Rex Blankets LLC. Irene Powlick stops by to discuss upcoming Plaidcast Junior.

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Plaidcast 27 by EponaExchange.com – Tonya Johnston’s Inside Your Ride with Maggie Jayne

This month’s “Inside Your Ride” with mental skills coach Tonya Johnston, Tonya talks about mental skills and preparation for the ring with top professional Maggie Jayne of Our Day Farm; shares one of her favorite pre-competition dress rehearsal anecdotes and discusses how you can use pre-show dress rehearsal too; and answers a listener question about mental toughness in the warm-up ring. Listen in…

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Plaidcast 26 by EponaExchange.com – Christina Schlusemeyer and Katie Browne

In Episode 26, we discuss Pony Finals with Christina Schlusemeyer, who has been there every year since 1975 as a judge, trainer, parent, and more! Katie Browne talks about her second place finish in the $10,000 American Tradition of Excellence Equitation Classic, Presented by Whitethorne LLC at Blenheim Equisports.  Listen in…

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Plaidcast 22 by Epona Exchange – Inside Your Ride with Bernie Traurig

“Inside Your Ride” with mental skills coach Tonya Johnston. Tonya speaks about mental strength with top trainer, rider, clinician and founder of EquestrianCoach.com Bernie Traurig; talks with top junior rider Taylor St. Jacques who just finished up an amazing weekend at Devon and answers a listener question on the mental side of riding. Listen in…

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