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ASHBA National Select Series 

Looking to improve the value of your horse show experience? Learn more about this exciting new program today! 

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Annual Meeting Recap

2021 Journal Digital Edition Available Now

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Start Your Saddlebred Story Today!

Discover the Horse America Made

Proud. Beautiful. Versatile. Athletic.

From the elite competitor to the backyard companion the horse for you is the American Saddlebred. 

Discover your joy and start your Saddlebred Story today. 

Learn more about the magnificent American Saddlebred.

Find an American Saddlebred barn in your area.

 

 

Academy Division Rider

2021 Academy Division Guidelines

The Riding Program Council has revised and updated the Academy Guidelines for horse show organizers and members! 

Learn more about the Academy Division Guideline updates today! 

Learn more about the Riding Program Council.

 

Start Your Saddlebred Sport Horse Story Today!

Discover the Horse America Made

Proud. Beautiful. Versatile. Athletic.

From the elite competitor to the backyard companion the horse for you is the American Saddlebred. 

Discover your joy and start your Saddlebred Story today. 

Learn more about the magnificent American Saddlebred.

Find an American Saddlebred barn in your area.

Start Your Saddlebred Story Today

Discover the Horse America Made

Proud. Beautiful. Versatile. Athletic.

From the elite competitor to the backyard companion the horse for you is the American Saddlebred. 

Discover your joy and start your Saddlebred Story today. 

Learn more about the magnificent American Saddlebred.

Find an American Saddlebred barn in your area.

PARTNERS FOR THE RIDE

Licensed Officials

Are you ready to give back to the sport you love in a way that will also make you a better, more informed competitor? Then you might want to consider becoming a licensed official or auditing one of the sessions to become a more informed competitor or fan in the stands. Whether a professional, owner, breeder or competitor attending the ASHA Judges Clinics is an excellent way to increase your involvement and knowledge. If you are interested in starting the process to becoming a licensed judge or just increasing your understanding the ASHA’s March 2021 Judges Clinic is the place to start!

The US Equestrian Federation has changed its Rules under Chapter 10 that moves the process for licensing officials into a separate Policies and Procedures document and transfers responsibility for drafting these policies and procedures to the Affiliates. Accordingly, new Licensed Officials Requirement Templates are now available for the American Saddlebred, Hackney, Roadster and Saddle Seat Equitation judges licenses. Below is the link to these templates if you would like to learn more about becoming a licensed judge. They include Eligibility / Prerequisites, Application Requirements and License Maintenance.

 

To see the requirements to become a judge, or to view the requirements for promotion to ‘R’, please see the Become Licensed page on the USEF website. 

 

Below are dates of the upcoming live clinics.

AMERICAN SADDLEBRED, HACKNEY, ROADSTER

AND SADDLE SEAT EQUITATION JUDGES CLINIC

March 11-13th, 2021

Carousel Charity Horse Show, Scottsdale, AZ

REGISTER HERE

Open to licensed judges, applicants, those interested in becoming licensed and those interested in learning more about judging standards. Attendance fulfills the clinic maintenance requirements for these officials to renew their license(s). This clinic will be a live clinic with in the ring judging for Applicants. Online capabilities will be available to take the clinic for those needing to maintain their license. Applicants must attend in person and participate in, In the Ring judging.

• Registration deadline is Thursday, February, 26, 2021. Please fax or email your completed application form in advance of the deadline.

• Applicant registrations will not be accepted unless license applications have been submitted through USEF and all eligibility requirements have been confirmed. See the Become Licensed page for complete information

• Please refer to the US Equestrian Licensed Officials Policies and Procedures for criteria and requirements.

Panelists

-   Melissa Moore- Versailles, KY

-   Fran Crumpler- Simpsonville, KY

-   Fay Lowry- Ashland, MO

 

 

Location

Carousel Charity Horse Show

Westworld of Scottsdale

16601 N. Pima Road

Scottsdale, AZ 85260

 

Schedule of Events 

 

 PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS CLINIC IS HELD ON MOUNTAIN STANDARD TIME (2 Hours Behind EST, & 1 Hour Ahead PST)

Thursday March 11th

 

 

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM (MST)        Registration- West World classroom

12:30 – 5:00 PM (MST)               Applicant Only Session

-        Written Exam

-        Applicant Instruction/Discussion

                                     Interviews scheduled after classroom session

 

Friday March 12th

 

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM (MST)             Registration- West World classroom & Zoom

8:00 AM – 12:00 PM (MST)          Lecture, Instruction, New Rules, Important points to remember, Judging and Class specifications for American Saddlebred

12:00 PM – 1:00 PM (MST)           Working Lunch with interview for Licensed Officials

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (MST)              Hackney and Roadster

3:00 PM – 5:00 PM (MST)             Saddle Seat Equitation

 

8:30 AM to 9:00 AM (MST)           Registration

9:00 AM to end of morning session

                                                            Ringside Judge and in the Ring judging

Evening Ringside judging is encouraged for all applicants but not mandatory.

 

   

*Please note that if you hold an "r" or a "R"  license and you are maintaining your license you are only required to attend the Zoom sessions on Friday. Applicants are required to attend all sessions.

 

 

Hotel

Towneplace Suites Scottsdale
10740 N 90th St.
Scottsdale, AZ 85260 USA
**Last Day to Book: Thursday, February 11, 2021**

 

 

Licensed Officials Resource Forms