Tag: TPEO

Sep 26, 2019

Official's Journal: The Final Examination

I was very excited that the final exam for licensed officials would be held at the Kentucky Horse Park. Having never been to one of our sport's most important venues, I was eager to get on grounds and check everything out. The first morning we were required to go out and walk cross-country and give an evaluation of the Preliminary cross-country course. The courses were designed very smartly, taking into consideration that the courses needed to ask championship level questions per level.

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Aug 19, 2019 Officials

Official's Journal: Final Exam Preparation

The final exam for licensed officials is right around the corner! In preparation for the final exam during the USEA American Eventing Championships (AEC) in Lexington, Kentucky, I have been reviewing all information received from our training sessions as well as all of the rules that officials are required to be familiar with.

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Jun 07, 2019 Officials

Official's Journal: Learning Outside the Classroom

The next step for potential judges after attending the training sessions is your apprentice judging. Apprentice judging takes all of the important information learned during the training session and shows how to apply it in real-world situations. While shadowing licensed officials, you get a much better understanding of how to apply the rules and what circumstances to take into consideration.

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Mar 29, 2019 Officials

Official's Journal: “r” B & C Jumping/Course Design Training Program

I attended the “r” B & C Jumping/Course Design Training Program on March 1-3, 2019 in Aiken, South Carolina. This training session was for course designers, technical delegates, and eventing judges.

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Apr 12, 2018 Officials

Do You Want to Learn How to Think Like an Eventing Judge? Audit the Dressage Session II Training Program!

The USEA Training Program for Eventing Officials (TPEO) educates the next generation of officials, providing them with the skills they need to support the sport as licensed officials, including judges, technical delegates, and course designers. Competitions can’t occur without quality officials to ensure the safe running of events and that all safety rules and precautions are followed to the letter.

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The Art of Design: The B & C Jumping/Course Design Training Program

Last weekend, 25 prospective “r” judges, technical delegates, and course designers gathered at Lara Anderson and Daniel Brown’s Full Gallop Farm in Aiken, South Carolina for the B & C Jumping/Course Designing Training Program. This training program is a requirement for prospective “r” Eventing Judges, “r” Eventing TDs, and “r” Eventing CDs to obtain their licensure, as well as for certified cross-country course designers, who must attend every three years to maintain their certification.

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Mar 06, 2018 Officials

So You Want to Be a Judge, Part I: Learning a Foreign Language

As I suspect is the case for many event riders, I have a recurring nightmare about dressage. I’m walking out of the ring at an event, where I’ve just ridden the test of my life. So good, in fact, that on my way back to the trailer I’m already congratulating myself, bragging to friends that I’ve definitely scored in the teens.

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Interested in Course Design or Becoming a "r" Eventing Official? Attend the B & C Jumping/Course Design Training Program!

The USEA Training Program for Eventing Officials (TPEO) is responsible for educating the next generation of officials and encouraging members of the eventing community to get involved as licensed officials, including judges, technical delegates, and course designers. The safe running of competitions relies on quality officials as they guarantee that all safety rules and precautions are adhered to.

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Nov 20, 2017 Officials

Have You Ever Considered Becoming a "r" Eventing Judge? Attend the Dressage Session I Training Program!

The USEA Training Program for Eventing Officials (TPEO) is designed to educate the next generation of officials and encourage members of the community to give back to the sport by becoming licensed officials, including judges, technical delegates, and course designers. Quality officials are vital to the safe running of competitions and ensure that all safety rules and precautions are followed to the letter.

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Jan 14, 2014 Officials

Interested in Becoming a “r” Eventing Judge? Don’t Miss Out on the First Training Program!

The Dressage Session One Training Program for prospective “r” Eventing Judges will be conducted February 3-6, 2014 in Ocala, Florida. Auditors are welcome at all USEA Training Programs.

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