Sunday, February 24, 2019


WACO, Texas - The Plaidcast is a weekly horse podcast hosted by Piper Klemm, PhD, publisher of The Plaid Horsemagazine, and USEF “R” judge, rider, trainer and Plaid Horse editor Sissy Wicks. Guests include Olympian equestrians, top hunter/jumper and equitation riders, trainers, horse show managers and industry insiders. Plus in depth convos on topics that matter: horsemanship, collegiate equestrian, the state of our sport and horse show how to’s for riders at every level. One episode each month is devoted to the mental side of your ride with nationally recognized mental skills coach and author Tonya Johnston (Inside Your Ride).


February 23, 2019: Spring Season continues with lots of meets! Tune in as we hear exciting news about a new Colletiate Equestrian team for the 2019-20 Season! We also interview a Bulldog from the University of Georgia.


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  • February 9, 2019: Spring Season is well underway now with many great competitions to review! Tune in as we review the excitement from the Fort Worth Stock Show to lots of activity in northern California, and we will hear from an Aggie rider at UC Davis.
  • January 26, 2019: The second half of the NCAA Equestrian Season opened this weekend! Tune in as we preview the Spring Season and listen as we interview two NCAA Equestrian Coaches and hear how they are preparing their teams… Auburn and Texas A&M.
  • December 29, 2018: NCAA Equestrian Special Holiday Episode.  Tom and Sissy chat with coaches from Auburn University, UC Davis, Fresno State, University of Georgia and Delaware State about the team’s mid season status and holiday traditions.  Listen in…
  • December 17, 2018: This episode covers the Farnam Top 10 Rankings, November NCEA Riders of the Month, Standout Student-Athlete of the Month, and recap Week 10.  Guest NCAA Equestrians include Jamie Cook, Texas Christian University (TCU) Equestrian Team and Gabi DelNegro, Delaware State Equestrian Team member. Listen in!
  • November 17, 2018: The Plaidcast chats with Mary Elizabeth Cordia from the Southern Methodist University Equestrian Team and Nicole Campbell from Fresno State Equestrian Team plus the Farnam Top 10 Rankings, Big 12 and SEC Riders of the Month. Listen in! 
  • November 10, 2018: NCAA Equestrian Top Competitions and interviews with NCAA Equestrians from University of South Carolina and Texas Christian University, TCU.
  • October 20, 2018: Week 4 of NCAA Equestrian competition is in the books.  Follow along every meet with our recap, UEC Riders of the Week and interviews with NCAA Equestrians to hear about their experiences; a Sweet Briar Vixen and an Oklahoma State Cowgirl!
  • October 13, 2018: The first 3 weeks of NCAA Equestrian competitions have happened – Follow along every meet with our RECAP.  Also, Riders of the Month, Standout Student Athlete of the Month, NCEA Horse of the Month and the TOP 10 Team Standings! Tune in as we interview NCAA Equestrians and hear about their experiences… a Delaware State Hornet and a Texas A&M Aggie.
  • September 22, 2018: The first few weeks of NCAA Equestrian is underway. Tune in and hear from an SMU Mustang and a UT Martin Skyhawk! Listen in…
  • September 8, 2018: It’s finally here – a new school year and of course with that, a new season of NCAA Collegiate Equestrian! Hear from one of last year's National Championship riders as well as from the new head coach at the newest NCAA Equestrian program — UC Davis.
  • Summer 2018: Tom covers the NCEA year End Awards, AQHYA Collegiate Horsemanship Challenge and, NRAH Collegiate Reining Championship.  Piper quizzes Tom on summer riding opportunities and restrictions and the different disciplines and formats used in NCAA Equestrian competition.
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