Monday, May 29, 2023

Tag: Show Management

My First Time As A Horse Show Announcer

By Suzanne Kruass At age 60,  I did something new.  I became a horse show announcer - at a dressage show.

Unsung Hero – Helaine Crawford

An “unsung hero” is defined as someone whose contributions are unacknowledged or little-known. In this series, we will feature and recognize some of these...

Meet the Competition Manager – Peter Rothschild

What is your name? Peter Rothschild Please share a little about yourself and your background. I’m an Adult Amateur competitor (USDF Bronze & Silver Medals,...

A Conversation with a Competition Manager

What is your name? Martie Healy Please share a little about yourself and your background. I was an air force brat and lived all over the country...

A Familiar Friendly Face

From volunteering at local shows to working at the US Dressage Finals presented by Adequan®, Kathy Grisolia has given a lifetime of service...

5 Things to Know about “Show Biz”

Have you ever thought about running a dressage show, but you aren’t sure where to start?  USDF’s “Show Biz” is your resource for everything...

5 New Resources for Competition Management

In the “new normal” of the COVID-19 environment, show managers are faced with many new and developing challenges.  Here are 5 resources that can...

Meet the Show Manager – Jennifer Riggs

Please share a little about yourself and your background.   I was born and raised in Austin, TX. I rode at Hobby Horse Stables, except...

Meet the Show Secretary – Shannon Ryan-Dinmore

Please share a little about yourself and your background. I am an avid equestrian that grew up riding hunter/jumpers, but have since transitioned to...

Why I Love the US Dressage Finals Debra Reinhardt – Competition...

By Jennifer M. Keeler Debra Reinhardt has the kind of job most people would not want to have. As Competition Manager for the US Dressage Finals presented...
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USDF’s Original Membership Cards

Anne Zahradnik recently shared this photo of her original USDF Membership Card - for the 1977-1978 membership year!

USEF Licensed Dressage Judge Licenses Explained

The United States Equestrian Federation licenses dressage judges at three levels. Here we give a brief explanation of licenses, as well as requirements for judging specific classes.