FEI Para-Equestrian Dressage Judge Course to Be Held March 9-11, 2012 in Del Mar, California

Hanneke Gerritsen (Photo: Lindsay McCall)
Hanneke Gerritsen (Photo: Lindsay McCall)

What: FEI Para-Equestrian Dressage Judge Course in accordance with USEF/F.E.I
Where:  Del Mar Horse Park, 14550 El Camino Real, Del Mar, CA 92024
Dates: March 9-11, 2012 which will run concurrently with the 2012 Rancho Valencia Dressage Affaire CPEDI3*
Information About the Course:

-Open to 'S' Dressage Judges for promotion to FEI 3* Para-Equestrian Dressage Judge (with exams)
-Open to FEI 3* Para-Equestrian Dressage Judges for promotion to 4* (with exams)
-The Judges course will also be a refresher seminar for license maintenance as FEI Para-Equestrian Dressage Judge (without exams).
*Attendance is limited to 20 participants.
*Discount registration deadline is February 17, 2012.

*Course Directors:
Hanneke Gerritsen (NED) - Overall Course Director
Sue Curry Shaffer (USA) - Assistant Course Director

Schedule: Takes place at the Del Mar Horse Park and is still tentative
Friday, March 9, 2012

  • 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Registration at Hospitality Tent
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Live Judging and Instruction
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Instruction in Hospitality Tent

Saturday, March 10, 2012

  • 7:45 AM - 8:00 AM Sign In at Hospitality Tent
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Instruction in Hospitality Tent
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM Exam in Hospitality Tent

Sunday, March 11, 2012 

  • 7:30 AM - 8:00 AM Sign In and Evaluation at Hospitality Tent
  • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM Practical Exam at Arena during CPEDI
  • 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch
  • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Final Discussions in Hospitality Tent

Contact Information: Charles E. (Chuck) Walker, Director of Education
United States Equestrian Federation, Inc.
4047 Iron Works Parkway, Lexington, KY 40511
Direct: 859-225-6970 Fax: 859-231-6662
cwalker@usef.org

You will need your current FEI Rule Books which can be downloaded from the FEI website. Please check your email/fax number provided for any updates or information you might need prior to the course.

COST:  $300 = Application received in the Federation office on or before February 17, 2012.
$350 = Application received in the Federation office after February 17, 2012.

Where to Apply:
http://www.usef.org/newsletterLicensedOfficials/2012schedule.html

ATTIRE: Please dress professionally and appropriately.

HOTEL INFORMATION
This course is being held entirely at the Del Mar Horse Park, therefore USEF has not reserved a room block at any hotel.
Some nearby hotel choices are:
• Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites (request the Dressage Affaire horse show rate) - 3 miles from Horse Park: 621 South Highway 101, Solana Beach, CA 92075. Phone: (858) 350-0111
• Hilton San Diego/Del Mar - 2.5 miles from Horse Park: 15575 Jimmy Durante Blvd. Del Mar, CA 92014. Phone: (858) 792-5200

AIRPORTS
San Diego International Airport (SAN) - 22 miles from Del Mar Horse Park
John Wayne Orange County Airport (SNA) - 67 miles from Del Mar Horse Park

DIRECTIONS
-From San Diego Airport to Del Mar Horse Park: take I-5 North for 18 miles, take exit 36 for Via De La Valle and turn right, go 1.3 miles and turn right on El Camino Real, show grounds are on the right.
-From Holiday Inn to Del Mar Horse Park: exit hotel to the right on Highway 101, take the first left onto Via De La Valle and go 2.3 miles, turn right on El Camino Real, show grounds are on the right

To apply for the course or for more information please visit: http://www.usef.org/newsletterLicensedOfficials/2012schedule.html




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