2018 Western Dressage 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 Western Dressage Judges Seminar within the last 3 years.

Group Apprentice Judging held at the WDAA Western Dressage World Championship Show Sept 27th – Sept 30th, 2018 at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, OK. All four days of the show are required attendance for the apprenticing. USEF WD “R” Licensed Judges will be your clinicians and 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.

Mail checks to: WDAA – PO Box 2349, Parker CO 80134. *** Note, applications sent by mail with a check may cause a delay in registration, this is a first come first served opportunity.

No postdated checks will be accepted. Reservations without required fees will not be valid until payment is received. Non-sufficient funds or returned checks will be assessed a $50 charge. All reservation fees include a $50 non-refundable administrative fee. All fees must be paid in advance in U.S. funds only.

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 the Hampton Inn and Suites
401 Cimarron Blvd, Guthrie, OK 73044.          Pricing is $84.00/night + tax.

To make hotel reservations:
Call the front desk at (405) 293-9595 and ask to book a room under the “Western Dressage Association of America” group.

Reservations must be made prior to 8/23/2018 to ensure availability and discount opportunity. Price includes -Free Hot Breakfast, -Free Wi-Fi, -Free Parking, -indoor heated pool, guest laundry, fitness center, plus much more.

Click here to download the printable application.

2018 Group Apprentice Judging Online Application

  • Price: $650.00