USDF "L” Program to be Hosted by NEDA
The ever popular USDF “Learner” judge's program will again be hosted by NEDA, starting in October of 2016. Part I, three lecture and practice judging weekends, can be attended by anyone but would be of most interest to dressage riders, trainers and instructors as well as serving as continuing education for USEF licensed dressage judges.
Participant applications for the 2016-2017 Part I & II can be found below.
30 people can be accepted as Participants and another 40 as Auditors. Participants are required to attend all three Part I weekends, a criteria for Part II, which involves evaluation and testing.
Demo Rider Applications can be found below or
click here for ON-LINE DEMO RIDER application.
October 15-16, 2016 ~ Silent Auditor ON-LINE Registration, click here
November 19-20, 2016 ~ Silent Auditor ON-LINE Registration, click here
April 8-9, 2017 ~ Silent Auditor ON-LINE Registration, click here
USDF "L" Program Dates: Hosted by NEDA
Part I ~ Session dates & locations:
Part I-A ~ October 15-16, 2016 ~ Natick, MA & Millis, MA ~ taught by Kathy Rowse and will cover an introduction to Judging and Biomechanics.
Part I-B ~ November 19-20, 2016 ~ Natick, MA & Millis, MA ~ taught by Joan Darnell and will cover judging criteria for gaits and paces, movements and figures.
Part I-C ~ April 8-9, 2017 ~ Natick, MA & Millis, MA ~ taught by Janet Foy and will cover the basics, collective marks on gaits, impulsion, submission and the rider.
Part II ~ Session dates & locations:
NEDA Spring Dressage, May 2017 ~ Marshfield, MA (Instructor: Trenna Atkins)
GMHA, July 2017 ~ Woodstock, VT (Instructor: Bill Solyntjes)
NEDA Fall Festival, September 2017 ~ Saugerties, NY (Examiners: Bill Solyntjes and Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez)
USDF "L" Program Contact: Sally Davenport ~ ContinuingEd@neda.org