Plaidcast 276: Maria Costa, Ailish Cunniffe & Tom Struzzieri by Taylor, Harris Insurance Services

Plaidcast Episode 276 Maria Costa Ailish Cunniffe Tom Struzzieri


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Piper and Traci Brooks are joined by show jumping riders Maria Costa and Ailish Cunniffe to talk about being members of the U.S. Jumping Team at the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup Mexico. Tom Struzzieri also shares exciting news about the HITS horse shows. Brought to you by Taylor, Harris Insurance Services. Listen in!


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  • Hosts: Piper Klemm of The Plaid Horse Magazine and Traci Brooks
  • Title Sponsor: Taylor, Harris Insurance Services, Taylor, Harris Insurance Services (THIS) was founded in 1987 to provide specialized insurance for all types of equine risk. THIS places their policies with the highest rated and most secure carriers, meticulously selected for reliability and prompt claims settlement. THIS is proud of their worldwide reputation for responsive and courteous service, and welcomes the opportunity to discuss your equine insurance needs and provide you with a quote.
  • Photo Credit: US Equestrian
  • Guest: Maria Costa, Maria Costa is an American professional show jumper based in Wellington, Florida. She has numerous international wins to her name and has represented team USA in multiple Nations Cups on the global stage.
  • Guest: Ailish Cunniffe, Ailish Cunniffe is an up and coming United States rider from Wellington, Florida. She has grown up in a horse family with her parents’ Whipstick Farm. Ailish is currently competing at the highest international level as well as bringing along new prospects and helping train students.
  • Guest: Tom Struzzieri, Tom Struzzieri has been the President and Chief Executive Officer of HITS since its inception. He has served on the Board of Directors of the USEF as well as its Competition Management Committee. He also served as chairman of USEF Zone 2. HITS has a professional, full-time staff of 35 employees, including a complete administrative staff, located at the company’s headquarters in Saugerties, NY.
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