2017 Group Apprentice Judging

First come, first served. All information must be completed for registration to be confirmed. This program is only available to those that have attended a WDAA/USEF Judges Seminar.

A Group Apprentice Judging will be held at the WDAA Western Dressage World Championship Show Sept 28th – Oct 1st, 2017 at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, OK. USEF WD “R” Licensed Judge/Clinicians are: Joyce Swanson, Joanne Coy and Stephanie Soule, two of which will be submitting Apprentice Evaluation Forms for each Applicant to USEF. Apprentices must provide their own scribe.

Fee $650.00.

Payment information: Pay by Paypal with online registration or make checks payable to WDAA.

*** Note, applications sent by mail with a check may cause a delay in registration, this is a first come first served opportunity, a maximum of 24 apprentices will be accepted. Send mailed in application to: WDAA PO Box 2349, Parker CO 80134.

This program will include:

  • Four lunches for 4 days, additional lunches for scribes can be ordered prior to the event.
  • All printed tests for use during judging.
  • Sideline judging, group and individual discussion and instruction.
  • Instruction on use of proper terminology; the apprentice group will learn how to work with scribes and develop remarks that are easily written by the scribe.
  • An introduction to construction of understandable and helpful learning comments for exhibitors.
  • Practice judging for the collective classes (Suitability, Hack, and Equitation on the Rail). Attendance is mandatory.
  • Practice in completing test score sheets which will be reviewed by the clinicians directing the program.
  • Observation and judging of gaited horses to learn consistency of gaits related to Western Dressage.
  • This program counts for 2 Apprentice Judging opportunities toward a USEF Western Dressage Judges license.

Hotel Accommodations

Participants are encouraged to make hotel reservations ASAP. Our Host Hotel is La Quinta Inn & Suites located at 200 Meline Drive, Edmond, OK 73034 (405) 513-5353. Pricing is $104/night + tax.

To make hotel reservations:

Call the front desk at (405) 513-5353 and ask to book a room under the “Apprentice Judge Group WDAA” group.

Reservations must be made prior to Friday, August 4th, 2017 to insure availability and discount opportunity. Price includes -Free Breakfast, -Free Wi-Fi, -Free Parking, -indoor heated saltwater pool, guest laundry, fitness center, plus much more.

To register fill out the online application below or download the printable form.

2017 Group Apprentice Judging Online Application

  • Price: $650.00