In The Irons

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  • Stories of Greatness

    In this Special Release, we learn about the heart and determination it takes to make US Eventer Boyd Martin the horseman he is today. From his grit as a kid riding ponies to his sheer strength in mind and body as an adult, this competitor offers inspiration to riders of any discipline. Discover h...

  • Tour of Mountain Crest Farm Part 1 The Barn

    Come along with FEI rider and competitor Olivia Lagoy-Weltz on a tour of her barn at Mountain Crest Farm in Northern Virginia. Not a detail has been overlooked from tack storage to barn aisles to the feed room. Get some great ideas for your own facility!

  • Tour of Mountain Crest Farm Part 2 The Arena

    After going through the barn, Olivia Lagoy-Weltz explains and shows you the covered arena at Mountain Crest Farm in Northern Virginia. While a large financial undertaking, it was a critical component to her business, and like the barn, attention was paid to every detail of its construction.

  • 7 Questions with Stacia Klein Madden

    Get to know Stacia Klein Madden, owner of Beacon Hill Show Stables and one of the most successful equitation trainers in the United States.

  • Stacia Klein Madden’s Training and Competition Philosophy

    Stacia Klein Madden, owner of Beacon Hill Show Stables and one of the most successful equitation trainers in the United States, shares her highly successful training and competition philosophy

  • Beacon Hill Show Stables Barn Tour - Part 1

    Trainer Stacia Klein Madden welcomes us to her Beacon Hill Show Stables. She shows a fun photo display celebrating students’ wins, the office setup, the glassed-in viewing area, the indoor arena and the recently renovated feed and laundry room. She shares how the stable personalizes the horses’ f...

  • Beacon Hill Show Stables Barn Tour - Part 2

    Moving into the main barn, Stacia shows us how the horses’ stalls, halters and blankets are set up as well as the wash stall and the tack-up area. She explains the “information center” that includes the horses’ work/schedule lists; the temperature chart; and shipping, veterinarian and farrier lis...

  • Beacon Hill Show Stables Barn Tour - Part 3

    Continuing into the upper barn, the facility’s original stable, Stacia shows how the stable sets up the horses’ feed/water buckets for safety. She brings us into the working tack room, which she has set up to make tacking up horses and packing for competition efficient. She shares her thoughts be...

  • Beacon Hill Show Stables Barn Tour - Part 4

    Moving to the outside areas of the stable, Stacia drives us around in her golf cart. She shows the outdoor arena set up with a course designed to school horses and riders for the gymnastic phase of the USEF Show Jumping Talent Search Finals. She also points out the grand-prix grass course, the el...

  • Behind the Scenes at Beacon Hill Show Stables

    Get a glimpse inside the highly successful Beacon Hill Show Stables in Colts Neck, New Jersey.

  • Riding at Beacon Hill Show Stables

    Get a glimpse inside the highly successful Beacon Hill Show Stables in Colts Neck, New Jersey.

  • Get to Know Louise Serio

    Hunter trainer Louise Serio talks about how she got involved with horses, why she likes the hunters, her training philosophy and how to handle nerves in the show ring.

  • 5 Questions with Ronny Riemer

    Get to know show jumper Ronny Riemer. Find out how he got involved with horses, why he came to the United States from Germany and gain some insight into his training philosophy.

  • The Impact of Emotions and Emotional Behavior - Part 1

    Presentation by Paul Haefner

  • The Impact of Emotions and Emotional Behavior - Part 2

    Presentation by Paul Haefner

  • The Impact of Emotions and Emotional Behavior - Part 3

    Presentation by Paul Haefner

  • The Impact of Emotions and Emotional Behavior - Part 4

    Presentation by Paul Haefner

  • Holly Hugo-Vidal—Create a Willing Equine Partner

    Holly Hugo shares how to encourage a horse to trust and believe in you so he jumps his best. She explains what riders do to lose a horse’s confidence and why horses jumped so beautifully for her mentor Rodney Jenkins.

  • Holly Hugo-Vidal—What Makes a Good Horseperson

    Holly shares what she believes makes a good horseperson, including always putting the horse’s needs first and understanding all aspects of a horse’s well-being.

  • Getting to Know Professional Groom Laurie Pitts

    Lifelong horsewoman Laurie Pitts shares the highlights of her career as a professional groom, including working for legendary horseman Rodney Jenkins and Olympic gold medalists Joe Fargis and Conrad Homfeld. For her work, she has traveled to Sweden for the first World Cup Final, and she was set t...

  • Get to Know Kim Barone

    From how she got her start in the industry to how she now owns her personal training and sales business, Kim talks with practical horsemen about her life as a professional, her success in the industry, and everything in between. Kim also gives candid advice to young professionals looking to make ...

  • Kim Barone - Training Philosophy

    Here's a look at hunter trainer and rider Kim Barone's training philosophy.

  • Kim Barone—Tips on Showing

    Hunter trainer and rider Kim Barone tips on how to handle competition nerves.

  • Training Philosophy

    From how she got her start in the industry to how she now owns her personal training and sales business, Kim talks with practical horsemen about her life as a professional, her success in the industry, and everything in between. Kim also gives candid advice to young professionals looking to make ...