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Bert de Nemethys First Core U.S. Show Jumping Team 1957-1960
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From 1957 to 1960 Bert de Nemethy’s first core U.S. Show Jumping Team consisted of Bill Steinkraus, George Morris, Frank Chapot & Hugh Wiley. During this period, Gordon Wright, one of the founding fathers of modern riding and the forward seat, documented on film these legendary riders and their incredible horses. Take a look back at this amazing original footage (over 50 years old) as our team competes in New York, Chicago, Dublin and Aachen. EquestrianCoach.com put together this video for the Show Jumping Hall of Fame where it plays in their museum in Kentucky. This is a condensed version of a full length feature that will be coming to this site soon.

Running Time: 8 minutes and 17 seconds
 

Bits and Bitting
Coach: Bernie Traurig

Bernie shares his personal insights on bits and bitting. His philosophy has been gained through decades of experience with thousands of horses.

Running Time: 31 minutes and 6 seconds

Building Blocks to a Great Position: Part 1
Coach: Bernie Traurig

In Part 1 of Building Blocks to a Great Position, Bernie Traurig starts with proper leg position as a basis for a solid foundation in the tack. With demonstrations by his daughter, Natasha, this video outlines exercises that enhance proper techniques.  

Other videos in this series:

Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 2
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 3
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 4
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 5

Running Time: 19 minutes and 57 seconds

Building Blocks to a Great Position: Part 2
Coach: Bernie Traurig

In Part 2 of Building Blocks to a Great Position, Bernie Traurig continues his progressive system to develop a solid foundation for jumping disciplines. With demonstrations by his daughter, Natasha, this video outlines exercises that enhance proper techniques.  

Other videos in this series:

Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 1
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 3
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 4
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 5

Link to Referenced Video:
RANGE OF MOTION EXERCISE WITH INTRODUCTION BY GEORGE MORRIS
 

Running Time: 11 minutes and 43  seconds

Building Blocks To A Great Position: Part 3
Coach: Bernie Traurig

In Part 3 of Building Blocks to a Great Position, Bernie Traurig continues his progressive system to develop a solid foundation for jumping disciplines. With demonstrations by his daughter, Natasha, this video outlines exercises that enhance proper techniques.  

Other videos in this series:

Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 1
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 2
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 4
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 5

Running Time: 10 minutes and 24 seconds

Building Blocks to a Great Position: Part 4 Jumping Phase with Zazou Hoffman
Coach: Bernie Traurig, Zazou Hoffman

Bernie teams up with Maclay winner, Zazou Hoffman to illustrate his progressive system to develop a solid position for all jumping disciplines. This video outlines exercises that enhance proper techniques over fences, highlighting connection with your release over the jump.

Other videos in this series:

Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 1
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 2
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 3
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 5

Running Time:  17 minutes and 35  seconds

Building Blocks to a Great Position: Part 5 To Sit or Not to Sit
Coach: Bernie Traurig

Bernie discusses all the different seats one uses on course and where they apply with show ring footage from some of the best Hunter, Jumper & Equitation Riders.

Other videos in this series:

Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 1
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 2
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 3
Building Blocks to a Great Position Part 4

Running Time 8 minutes and 53 seconds

Building Confidence in Combinations
Coach: Bernie Traurig

Step by step Bernie takes us through a gymnastic that is designed to build the horse's confidence when negotiating combinations. The horse featured in the video has a history of stopping in combinations, but with Bernie's help, she overcomes her anxiety.

If you like this video check out The Winkler Gymnastic another video that features the benefits of a gymnastic line.

Running Time: 10 minutes and 57 seconds

Calking Precautions
Coach: Bernie Traurig

Bernie demonstrates how to properly tighten and loosen calks.

To learn more about calking, click to view the topic: Calking Tips

Running Time: 1 minute and 10 seconds

Calking Tips
Coach: Bernie Traurig, Darren Roberts

Bernie shares his personal insights and recommendations on calks. His philosophy has been gained through decades of experience with thousands of horses. Then Darren Roberts shows you the proper way to puts calks in and take them out with detailed demonstrations of each step while emphasizing horsemanship and safety.

Running Time 11 minutes and 20 seconds