This weekend - Participants are asked to remember their "name tents". Everyone who attended Session A is asked to bring their booklets (your downloaded paperwork) and pens. Anyone who has not attended yet will have a booklet waiting for them at Shannondale. Remember pens!
Lunch (Subway) and water will be provided. Bring whatever else you may need/want.
8:00 - 12:15 Classroom Session, Discussion of homework/online quiz, Lecture on Training and First Levels with DVD
12:15 to 1:00 LUNCH
1:00 – 1:35 Training Level Tests 1 and 2 and 3 - Parts of tests and discussion
1:35- 2:00 Training Level Test 2 - (Complete test) and discussion
2:00 – 2:25Training Level Test 3 - (Complete test) and discussion
2:25 – 2:45 BREAK
2:45 – 3:10 First Level Tests 1, 2, and 3 - Movements of tests and discussion
3:10 – 3:30 First Level Test 1 - (Complete test) and discussion
3:30 – 3:55 First Level Test 2 - (Complete test) and discussion
3:55 – 4:20 First Level Test 3 - (Complete test) and discussion
4:20 A&A and wrap up
8:00 – 11:45 Classroom, Second Level Lecture with DVD
11:45 - 12:30 LUNCH
12:30 - 1:00 Second Level movements and discussion Tests 1, 2, 3
1:00-:1:25 Second Level Test 1- (Complete test) and discussion
1:25 – 1:50 Second Level Test 2 - (Complete test) and discussion
1:50 - 2:10 BREAK
2:10 – 2:35 Second Level Test 2 - (Complete test) and discussion
2:35 – 3:00 Second Level Test 3 - (Complete test) and discussion
3:00 – 3:25 Second Level Test 3 - (Complete test) and discussion
3:25 Q &A and Wrap-up
The Program is divided into two parts; each part is made up of three sessions:
Part 1- “A Judge’s Perspective” is open to all USDF Members; this is the educational foundation of the program.
- Session A (Apr 23-24) is an introduction to judging and biomechanics. View Video
- Session B (Aug 20-21) is about judging criteria for gaits & paces, movements & figures. View Video
- Session C (Oct 22-23) is about collective marks, equitation, rider biomechanics and basics.
MORE details from USDF: https://www.usdf.org/education/judge-training/lprogram/index.aspHOST HOTEL
EVEN Hotel Alpharetta (Avalon area)
2715 Old Milton Parkway
Alpharetta, GA 30009
GDCTA link: (“Social Factor” rate: special 15% off for those booking for GDCTA events)
Also, volunteers are needed for all events. Register if you want to volunteer (and earn hours toward the Liz Faso Memorial Volunteer of the Year sponsored by Wilsun Custom Horse Products Awards!) Sign up: https://gdcta.wildapricot.org/event-4662103
For Participants: Participates who cancel after confirming their participation and sending payment to attend the L Program will receive a refund, minus a $25 processing fee, only in the event a replacement rider can be found by GDCTA. Participates who must cancel due to medical reasons may receive a refund if GDCTA is properly notified in writing, via mail or e-mail, including physician statement. If no replacement is available, the Participate will not receive a refund.
Auditor tickets are nonrefundable and are not eligible for voluntary refunds.