One Tempis – Helpful Hints


Jennifer Truett

My goal in making this video is to provide footage and information that I wished I had easy access to when I first started trying to figure out how to train and ride one tempis. I include footage of my riding my own Grand Prix horse, Lafayette HQ, “Taffy” including examples of it going well, and not so well for demonstration purposes. I also have some great footage of one of my students, Sophie Bayer, in a lesson with me coaching her through the requirements for getting ones.

The viewer agrees that equine sports are inherently dangerous, and is willing to assume any risk involved to them, their family, guests, horse(s), vehicles and additional property. They further agree to hold harmless Jennifer Truett and Dancing Horse Farm for any damage, loss or injury suffered from the information provided through this educational video.

About the Certified Instructor

A rider since she could sit up independently in front of her mother on a horse, Jen has a lifetime of riding, training, and teaching. Starting with Quarter Horses in 4-H, switching to Eventing and Pony Club as a teenager for more excitement, through Eventing she discovered her love for the art of Dressage. Jen is an active and successful Grand Prix competitor and popular clinician.

Over the years, she has competed, trained, and coached hundreds of dressage horses and riders at all levels. Jen on various horses over the years, has been named Regional Champion at least 6 times and at least an equal number of Reserve Champion titles. She has earned her USDF Bronze, Silver, and Gold Medals, as well as her Bronze, Silver, and Gold Freestyle Bars. Jen is an L Graduate with Distinction and a USDF Certified Instructor through Second Level.

She and her husband, Lenny own the expansive Dancing Horse Farm (DHF) in Lebanon OH. DHF houses 40-50 Dressage and Eventing horses and is home to three other Dressage trainers (including “S” and “r” judges) and two Eventing trainers. DHF also hosts multiple clinics and shows each year.

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