Anne Gribbons - Curriculum Vitae

Education

 

  • Baccalaurate, Gothenberg, Sweden
  • Bachelor of Arts (English & Psychology), C.W. Post College, Greenvale, NY
  • Master of Arts (English & Journalism) , Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

Equestrian

 

 

 

  • Member, USET Prix St. Georges/Intermediare I team, North American Championship, 1985.
  • Member, USET Prix St. Georges/Intermediare I team, World Championships, 1986.
  • Reserve rider, US Pan American team, 1991.
  • World Championship trials, 7th place, 1994.
  • US World Cup Finals, 1994.
  • CanAm team, Team Gold medal, 1994.
  • Pan American team, Team Silver medal, 1995.
  • Trained with Col. Bengt Ljungquist, Harry Boldt, Herbert Rehbein, Dr. Volker Moritz, Robert Dover and Klaus Balkenhol.
  • Trained and competed 13 horses from start to Grand Prix, 9 of those earned a place on USET Long List. One (Metallic) earned both a Team Silver Medal at the 1995 Pan American Games and a Team Bronze Medal at the 1996 Olympic Games.
  • As an instructor, 7 students have earned USDF Silver Medals (Prix St. Georges), 4 have earned a USDF Gold Medal (Grand Prix) and 5 students have competed in North American Young Rider Championships, one of whom was the 2001 Individual and Team Gold Medal winner at the North American Young Rider Championships.
  • Currently competing “Alazan”. In 2008 he finished 10th in the USDF Horse of the Year standings at Grand Prix.

Organizations

 

 

 

  • United States Equestrian Federation
  • Member Licensed Officials Committee (AHSA) since 1990
  • Chair, Active Competitors’ Committee (USET) 1991-1992
  • Member, Dressage Committee (AHSA) 1992-2008.
  • Member, Board of Directors (AHSA), 1992-2001.
  • Member, High Performance Dressage Committee (USET) since 1993.
  • Chair, Nominating Committee (AHSA), 1995.
  • Member, National Advisory Board (USET) since 1997.
  • Co-Chair, Dressage Committee (AHSA), 1997-1999.
  • Member, Executive Board (AHSA), 1999-2001.
  • Vice-Chair, Active Competitors’ Committee (USET), 1999-2000.
  • Chair, Athletes’ Advisory Committee (AHSA), 2000-2001.
  • Chair, High Performance Dressage Active Competitors’ Committee (USEF) 2001-2007.
  • USEF Instructor National Judges Forums for Judges 2002, 2007 and 2009
  • USEF Instructor National Sport Horse Breeding Judges Clinic 2007
  • United States Dressage Federation
  • Chair, Competitors’ Council, 8 years
  • Federation Equestre Internationale
    FEI Wold Cup Committee, North American Representative, 1994-1997
    Served on the Appeals Committee for the 2005 and 2009 FEI World Cups
  • American Trakehner Association - Chair, Exhibition Committee, 5 years
    Swedish Warmblood Association -United States representative, 7 years

 

Publications

  • Regular contributing monthly columnist for the Chronicle of the Horse since 1995 plus numerous articles for equestrian publications

Judging

  • USEF licensed “S” (Senior) judge since 1976
  • FEI “C” judge since 1990
  • FEI “I” judge since 1998
  • FEI “O” judge since 2007
  • Participated in 12 FEI International Forums and Seminars since 1984.
  • Member, National Licensed Officials Committee since 1990.
  • Instructor, National training forum for judges, 2002 and 2007.
  • FEI Championships
    FEI North American Championship, Prince George, MD, 1997.
    FEI North American Young Rider Championship, CO, 2000.
    FEI World Cup Final, Dusseldorf, 2004.
    FEI NAYRCH, Virginia, USA 2006.
    FEI World Cup Final, Las Vegas, USA 2007

Other Major Events

  • Hamburg Derby, CDN, Hamburg, 1994-1995
  • Bad Honnef, CDN, GER, 1997
  • Indoor Brabant, CDN, NED, 1997
  • US Pan American Selection Trials, CDN, 1999
  • Swedish Young Horse Championship, CDN, 2001.
  • CDIO Stuttgart, GER, 2002
  • CDIO Mondorf, Luxembourg, 2003
  • US Olympic Games Selection Trials, CDN, 2004
  • US National Dressage Championships and World Equestrian Games Selection Trials, CDN, 2006
  • US National Dressage Championships and Pan American Games Selection Trials, CDN 2007
  • US National Young Horse Dressage Championships 2005 and 2007
  • Olympic Games Selection Trials CDN 2008.
  • CDIO Rotterdam, Holland  2009
  • CHIO Aachen , Germany  2009

CDI-W and CDI Events

  • US World Cup League Final, Washington, DC, 1997
  • Canadian World Cup League Final, Toronto, 2002
  • US Freestyle Championship & League Final, 2004
  • 41 CDIs in the United States, Canada, Europe and South American since 1993
  • 10 CDI-Ws in the United States, Canada and Poland since 1997.

Other

  • Named Horseman of the Year by the Chronicle of the Horse, 2006
  • Chef d’Equipe for US riders at 2003 World Cup Final, Gothenburg, Sweden



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