In 2021, USDF launched the Virtual Education Series, bringing industry professionals directly to you through your phone, tablet, or computer! Here are 5 things you should know about this new educational opportunity!
First things first – the sessions for the Virtual Education Series are free for USDF members. Featuring top level trainers, judges, USDF staff, and other industry professionals, this is a great opportunity that everyone can take advantage of!
Learn From the Pros
The sessions are taught by dressage and equine industry professionals. Learn from experts in the field – from USDF Certified Instructors, USDF L Program Faculty, USEF/FEI Judges, equine authors and more! Session presenters have included the likes of Kathy Rowse, Bill McMullin, and Beth Baumert. All sessions also feature a Live Q&A with presenters.
USDF University Approved
USDF Virtual Education Series sessions are USDF University Accredited. Members who attend a session are eligible for 0.25 education credits upon verification of attendance. Can’t attend a session? All sessions are recorded and available On-Demand in the USDF Education Library as Virtual Events.
Young Riders are Included Too!
As part of the virtual education offerings, the Virtual Education Series expands to Young Riders with the USDF Young Rider Graduate Virtual Education Sessions. Young Rider Sessions are targeted toward USDF members who may be interested in attending a future USDF/USEF Young Rider Graduate Program! USDF will be hosting virtual sessions over Zoom, focusing on crucial topics young adults need to learn, to prepare for a professional career in the equine industry. These sessions will be open to USDF members ages 20-28.
Learn on the go or at home! Sessions are hosted via Zoom so members can stream the session on their smartphones, laptop, desktop computer, tablet, or any other mobile device. Members can also dial-in using the provided number in the registration email.
The next USDF Virtual Education Session will be Finding the Zone with Beth Baumert on August 17 at 8:00pm EST. You can register for this session here, or to stay up-to-date on future Virtual Education Sessions, visit the USDF Virtual Education Series website.