Don’t Miss this Professional Development Webinar from STRIDER & RideIQ November 9

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Are you an eventer looking to expand your horse business in 2022?

Our friends at STRIDER and RideIQ are co-sponsoring a professional development webinar next week you’ll want to attend.

“Proven Business Models In the Horse World” will feature a roundtable discussion from Olympic Event Rider & Grand Prix Show Jumper Doug Payne, FEI Dressage Rider & Trainer Lauren Sprieser, and renown Western Dressage & Reining Trainer Colton Woods.

The webinar will be held Tuesday November 9th, 2021 on Zoom at 7:00PM EST. To reserve your spot, book here on STRIDER. There is no charge to attend but seats are limited and filling fast.

This is an excellent opportunity for you to hear business insights from some of the top names in the sport. There will be a 15-minute live Q&A session after the discussion moderated by Helena Harris of Stall and Stable. Bring your questions!

About the Panelists:

👤 Doug Payne is an Olympic Eventer Rider, CCI***** Eventer, FEI 4*, Grand Prix Show Jumper, and USDF Silver Medalist. As the top ranked American Eventer at the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, his international experience also includes serving as part of the 2019 Gold Medal Winning US Equestrian Team at the Pan American Games in Lima, Peru.

In addition to his success as an international competitor, Payne holds USEF Judge’s & TD Licenses for Eventing and is a USEA ICP Level III certified instructor. He holds a Mechanical Engineering degree from Rochester Institute of Technology, and is a graduate ‘A’ pony clubber from Somerset Hills Pony Club. You may also have read his book “The Riding Horse Repair Manual”. Visit to learn more.

👤 Lauren Sprieser is a USDF Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalist and an international Grand Prix dressage competitor. Her enthusiasm and wit has made her a popular trainer, with students from the grassroots to the international levels in both dressage and eventing. She’s also an acclaimed blogger for the Chronicle of the Horse, and writes regularly for Dressage Today and Practical Horseman. She owns and operates Sprieser Sporthorse based out of Marshall, VA and Wellington, FL. Visit for more info.

👤 Colton Woods is the founder of the CWH Professional Horseman’s School which provides aspiring professionals with guidance and tools to create profitable horse businesses. Colton and his wife, Maredith, own and operate Colton Woods Horsemanship based in Lexington, Kentucky. They serve their clients through their online educational opportunities, the Heart of Horsemanship Podcast, teaching clinics around the United States, training horses and teaching lessons. Visit for more info.

This webinar brought to you as part of STRIDER’s Professional Development webinars series, hosted monthly with community partners to build professional capacity throughout the equine industry. Visit to learn more.