If you are interested in obtaining your “r” Eventing Judge license, or wish to learn more about what the judges will be looking for in the new 2018 dressage tests, then you won't want to miss the Dressage Session I Training Program, taking place at Longwood Farm South in Ocala, Florida, January 29-February 1. The deadline for registration has been extended to Wednesday, January 10, 2018. Click here to register.
The first two days of the session will introduce prospective judges to the biomechanics of the horse and how it is reflected in the training scale of judging. The second two days offer practical application in the field with live and interactive demonstration.
There is still space available for auditors and full participants. If you are interested in attending or would like additional information on obtaining a judge's license, please contact Nancy Knight at [email protected] or (703) 669-9997.
Bellamy, an Oldenburg/Thoroughbred gelding of unknown breeding, came to Tamra Smith’s farm in Southern California with his mane half-way down his neck and filled with burrs. Bellamy had been sitting in a field for a little over a year after unseating several riders in a row and Smith, known for being good with tricky horses, agreed to take him on.
Pan Am Games team gold medalist Tamra Smith and Mai Baum and five-star pairs Andrea Baxter and Indy 500 and Frankie Thieriot Stutes and Chatwin headline a strong Advanced field when Twin Rivers begins an exciting season of eventing competition this weekend.
The USEA Future Event Horse (FEH) and Young Event Horse (YEH) programs have around 30 qualifying competitions each, and youngsters around the country are about to begin their seasons aimed at Championships.