Friday, November 14, 2014

Congratulations to New "L" Graduates

USDF is pleased to announce and congratulate the new “L” Graduate and “L” Graduates with distinction who graduated from the New Mexico Dressage Association Final Exam held October 18-19, in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
                                                                Cynthia Begay
                                                              *Michell Combs
                                                                Faith Fessenden
                                                              *Daniela Leidy
                                                                Jessica Levin
                                                                Sarah Lindsten
                                                                Lynae Ormsby
                                                                Laurel Peters

*Denotes those who have graduated with distinction from the "L" Program and may be eligible to enter the USEF “r” program
The above "L" graduates will also be listed on the USDF website on the Instructors & Officials list.
 All those who complete the “L” Education Program receive a valuable education which will help them become better trainers, instructors and future judges” states Sharon Vander Ziel, liaison for the “L” Education program committee”

After a successful graduation, candidates are referred to as “L” Graduates. “L” Graduates are NOT licensed dressage judges. Therefore, they may not advertise themselves as “L” judges

For more information on the USDF “L” Education Program, to view a calendar of program dates, or to obtain details on hosting a Part 1 (Education portion) or Part 2 (Evaluative session), please visit the USDF website at or contact the  L Program liaison at