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Bernie TraurigBERNIE TRAURIG
JUMPERS • HUNTERS • EQUITATION • DRESSAGE • EVENTING

As a Horseman, Bernie is renowned for not only his riding talents but for his teaching and coaching gifts. As a competitor, Bernie has represented the United States Equestrian Team both at home and abroad on many occasions and reached the top of the sport in all 3 of the International Equestrian Olympic disciplines: Show Jumping, Dressage, and Eventing. In 2009 he was inducted into the National Show Hunter Hall of Fame. In 2010 the California Professional Horsemen's Association honored him with their Lifetime Achievement Award. In 2012 he was awarded the USHJA President’s Distinquished Service Award. He is recognized as a legend in the sport. As a teacher and trainer, he is one of the most sought after clinicians in the country today. His talent for teaching goes back to his roots where he was fortunate enough to have been educated by some of the very best Master Instructors this country and the world have to offer. He served as the West Coastʼs associate Chef d’ Equip to George H. Morris, the former Chef d’ Equip of the United States Olympic Equestrian Team. After amassing over 60 years worth of training and riding techniques and experiences with thousands of horses, Bernie is driven to give back to the sport that has given him so much fulfillment and success.  Click here to learn more about Bernie.


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BERNIE'S VIDEO TOPICS (NEW ONES ADDED MONTHLY):


Walking The Grand Prix Course With Leopoldo Palacios: Part Two

Leopoldo Palacios, world famous Olympic & World Cup Finals course designer, shares his insights and philosophies about the challenges he presents to horse & rider when creating his impressive courses. In Part Two of this topic, you’ll get the opinions of several riders and special commentary from Leopoldo and Bernie as the action of the $35,000 Blenheim Summer II Grand Prix unfolds!

Click here to view a diagram of the Grand Prix course

To view Part One of this topic click here. 
To view part three of this topic with World Cup & World Equestrian Games course designer, Olaf Petersen, click here.

Running time: 13 minutes and 50 seconds

 

Will Simpson - An Interview Featuring His Olympic Ride

Get to know Will Simpson from his introduction to the sport, to his biggest influences.  In this exciting video youʼll get Willʼs own play by play of his brilliant 2008 Olympic Jump-Off round aboard Carlsson Vom Dach that resulted in Team Gold!

Running Time: 7 minutes and 59 seconds
 

Winning Turns

Bernie discusses and demonstrates his signature system for short turns to jumps that he has used and taught for decades. This system has not only brought him success in the show ring, but has contributed to the success of his many students.

Running Time: 15 minutes and 42 seconds

‪2012 IHSA National Championship Experience‬

Take an inside look at the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association, behind the scenes at the 2012 National Championships, the Collegiate students that participated, The judges, and the people that make the IHSA “Genius.”

Running Time: 8 minutes and 45 seconds