Olympic Equestrian Bernie Traurig Conducts Clinic at LIU Post
Stephanie Koithan,Internal Communications Coordinator
LIU Post, Long Island University
Bernie Traurig, president of EquestrianCoach.com, conducted a workshop discussion for trainers at the North Shore Equestrian Center at LIU Post on Monday, January 7 as part of the two-day United States Hunter Jumper Association (USHJA) Trainer Certification Clinic.
As a horseman, Traurig is renowned for not only his riding talents but for his teaching and coaching gifts. As a competitor, he 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.
The North Shore Equestrian Center is the only equestrian facility at a college campus on Long Island. LIU Post has been home to the beautiful horse riding academy for four decades. The Center features a large indoor riding ring, stables and barns, tree-lined riding trails and grassy paddocks. The university’s Equestrian Team competes in the Intercollegiate Horse Show Association against universities such as Columbia and NYU.
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