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December 6, 2013- Horse Radio Network Features British Gold Medal Coach Clive Milkins and USA Reining Executive Brad Ettleman

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Horse Radio Network Features British Gold Medal Coach Clive Milkins and USA Reining Executive Brad Ettleman 


Thousand Oaks, CA-December 6, 2013- Horse Radio Network’s once-a-month Para-Equestrian Show featured Great Britain Gold Medal Coach Clive Milkins and USA Reining Executive Brad Ettleman. Lindsay McCall from the USPEA hosted the show with co-host guest Regina Cristo.  To view episode #235 http://dressageradio.horseradionetwork.com/2013/11/25/dressage-radio-episode-235-reining-into-para-dressage/  


About Clive Milkins:

Clive Milkins is a leading para-equestrian dressage coach from Great Britain. He began work with the RDA (Riding for the Disabled) in the late 1980s after volunteering at Moreton Hall Group while at Warwickshire College. Clive was the trainer for the British team at the 1990 World Championship and Games for disabled riders. He has since coached riders competing at Paralympic Games(Athens and Beijing), European Championships and World Championships. Clive coached triple gold medal winning rider, Sophie Christansen, at the 2012 Paralympics. Clive has been nominated for numerous awards since his career began: Groom of the year, 2005; The Queen’s Award for Equestrianism, awarded for ‘Outstanding Services to Equestrianism’; and the Kuster BEF Groom of the Year in 2006. Milkins currently travels around the world working with both able-bodied equestrians and para-dressage riders.

Clive Milkins (Right) with Sophie Christansen at the 2012 London Paralympics Photo by Lindsay Yosay McCall
Clive Milkins (Right) with Sophie Christansen at the 2012 London Paralympics Photo by Lindsay Yosay McCall

About Brad Ettleman:

Brad is the President of HorsePower, Inc. a US-based western horse sport event production firm

Brad Ettleman at the 2013 AQHA World Reining Championships.  Brad stands with Para-Dressage rider Freddie Win after the Para-Reining Demonstration. Photo by Lindsay Yosay McCall
Brad Ettleman at the 2013 AQHA World Reining Championships. Brad stands with Para-Dressage rider Freddie Win after the Para-Reining Demonstration. Photo by Lindsay Yosay McCall

based in Denver, CO. HorsePower, Inc. conducts national championships around the globe for nine different nations in the sport of Reining. Brad Ettleman is also board member and Acting Executive Director of USA Reining.

Ettleman’s past includes the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games Reining Discipline Director and the Reining Discipline Manager for the North American Junior & Young Rider Championships since the sport was introduced to the championships in 2008. Brad has also served as President of the Organizing Committee for the majority of international FEI Reining championship events since 2006, including the Kentucky Reining Cup, held during the Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event. Brad’s resume includes FEI Technical Delegate for the sport of Reining and Member of the Board of Directors at the United States Equestrian Federation. Brad is a graduate of the Equine Sciences program from Colorado State University.

Co-Host Regina Cristo. Photo Courtesy of Regina Cristo

List of Para-Equestrian Radio Shows:  


Para-Equestrian Show #235


November 1, 2013- Para-Equestrian Show #231



September 25, 2013- Para-Equestrian Show #226



August 28, 2013- Para-Equestrian Show #222


July 31, 2013- Para-Equestrian Show #218



June 27, 2013-Para-Equestrian Show #213



May 24, 2013-Para-Equestrian Show #208



April 4, 2013-Para-Equestrian Show #204



March 27, 2013-To listen to the the first Para-Equestrian show #200:



Once a month the Dressage Radio Show becomes the Para-Equestrian Show Hosted by Lindsay McCall, of the United States Para-Equestrian Association, focusing on Lindsay Yosay McCallinternational FEI discipline Para-Dressage. Although Para-Dressage is the main event, listeners have the opportunity to learn more about the skillful U.S. Para-Driving Team, the Para-Reining discipline, Para-Vaulting, and the future of Para-Jumping. The para-equestrian dressage show will feature a line-up of guests including olympians, paralympians, trainers, coaches, professionals, amateur riders, young riders, and equine enthusiasts. The intention of the radio show is to educate, inform, and entertain listeners on the para-equestrian Dressage discipline.



To learn more about the USPEA please visit www.USPEA.org or e-mail President Hope Hand at hope@uspea.org. You may also e-mail the host of the para-equestrian segment Lindsay McCall at Lindsay@uspea.org.


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The Horse Radio Network is the voice of the horse world with listeners in over 40 countries. Eight different entertaining shows cover all aspects of the horse world and you can listen any time on your computer, MP3 player or smart phone.


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About the United States Para-Equestrian Association: 

The USPEA is a network of riders, judges, national federation members, and equestrian enthusiasts.  The association gives athletes the ability to get involved and expand their knowledge and experience in the Para-Equestrian sport. The USPEA encourages Para-athletes to participate in all disciplines under the Para-Equestrian umbrella.


The USPEA is a recognized affiliate of the United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) which serves as the National Governing Body for the equestrian sport.  This relationship between the USPEA and USEF is to encourage Para-Equestrian competitors, leisure riders, coaches, fans and enthusiasts to network and get involved with the entire equestrian sport.


Ultimately the goal of the USPEA is to foster growth in the Para-Equestrian discipline.  From growth in the number of participants to growth as a team, and growth in the experience and knowledge of all involved.  From local horse shows to international Paralympic Games, the USPEA provides Para-Equestrians the knowledge and resources needed to succeed.  The USPEA connects with the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI), the United States Dressage Federation (USDF), USA Reining, and USEF which provide Para-Equestrians the top equestrian resources.


In June 2010, the USPEA earned its 501 (c)(3) status which has encouraged supporters to help supply funding to the Para-Equestrian Team as a recognized affiliate of the United States Equestrian Federation(USEF). 


For more information about the USPEA please visit www.USPEA.org or contact USPEA President: Hope Hand by e-mail: hope@uspea.org or by phone: (610)356-6481.


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