USDF Announces New Certified Instructors

For Immediate Release
Friday, December 21, 2007

          Lexington, KY (December 21, 2007) - The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce and congratulate its new USDF Certified Instructors.  The USDF Instructor Certification Program is designed to set a standard of excellence in dressage training and instruction in the United States and to educate dressage riders, instructors, and aspiring instructors. 
          New USDF Certified Instructors include; Meaghan Byrne of Beverly, MA, Nancy Burba of St. Gabriel, LA,  Lisa Bukowski of Stillwater, MN, Jontelle Forbus of Staunton, VA, and Julie Penshorn of Chisago City, MN, at Training through Second Level and Eliza Sydnor of Columbia, SC, at Training through Fourth Level.
          "It is our pleasure to recognize these accomplished individuals and we are proud to have them as representatives of the USDF Instructor Certification Program," stated Kathie Robertson, USDF Senior Programs and Education Coordinator.
          For more information on the USDF Instructor Certification Program, to view a calendar of workshop or testing dates, or to obtain details on hosting a workshop or testing session, please visit the USDF Web site at or contact the USDF programs and education department at

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