In 2008 Nancy Smith spent four-months in Germany training and showing stint with German Dressage Master Hubertus Schmidt. She also participated in the Christoph Hess clinic in Florida where Christoph praised Nancy on her skills and noted that Nancy was one to watch for a future Olympic team.
Dressage Today was the next stop for Nancy where her pictures and article were featured in the November issue. She was chosen as the expert to thoroughly explain "Bend in the Half Pass". The article and illustrative pictures were well-received by riders of all levels. Smith also has been published in Practical Horseman Magazine, and has a series of well written articles on her website equisentialinc.com