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EC Education Program

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Written by: Courtesy of Client
Client: Bernie Traurig and
Release Date: 2012-02-23

Wellington, FL- February 23, 2012-’s primary goal is making quality education and horsemanship accessible and affordable. offers two programs, specifically designed for coaches and riders of colleges, middle schools, secondary schools and other organizations that offer riding programs or equine degree programs such as Interscholastic Equestrian Association (IEA) teams, Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA) teams, American National Riding Commission (ANRC) and United States Pony Clubs (USPC).

According to Bob Cacchione, Founder and Executive Director of the IHSA, “Bernie Traurig, one of this country’s most accomplished riders, has assembled a world-class group of guest coaches to produce an equestrian education site like none other, The IHSA whole-heartedly endorses this phenomenal tool for its coaches and students.” launched their educational discounted offerings as a pilot program in 2011. Ten colleges with IHSA programs participated. Virginia Intermont has made a requirement.

“At Virginia Intermont we use Bernie Traurig's an online learning tool and require it for our Hunter seat students. The system has contributed to our consistent national rankings and serves as a great resource for both the coach and student,” shared Eddie Federwisch, Director of Equine Studies at Virginia Intermont, Director at Large of the IHSA, Chair of the IHSA Hunter Equitation Committee And United States Equestrian Federation recorded hunter and hunter seat equitation judge.

The instructional videos on led by Bernie Traurig and many other Olympic and world-class coaches, combined with their American Hunter/Jumper Forward Riding System DVD collection, provides an unsurpassed resource, reference material and text for students and coaches alike. With almost 150 video topics and new topics added monthly, coaches and students have a complete library of fresh information to incorporate into their teaching and riding programs.

Educational Programs:

Program One – Basic Educational Discount

50% Off Discounted price structure for qualifying organizations/coaches:
Annual Membership - $150 per year
Monthly Membership - $14.99 per month
American Hunter/Jumper Forward Riding System DVD Collection - $100

To qualify, you must be a recognized educational organization or affiliated with one. For further details or to register your organization, please contact:

Program Two – Premium Educational Discount

Student/Rider Package - $100 Includes:
Annual Membership To
American Hunter/Jumper Forward Riding System DVD Collection
Coach Package – FREE Includes:
Annual Membership To EquestrianCoach.
American Hunter/Jumper Forward Riding System DVD Collection
5 additional video topics per semester in DVD format from an supplied list

To qualify, you must be a recognized educational organization or affiliated with one with a minimum of 10 students/riders participating in the program each year. For further details or to register your organization, please contact:

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