USDF Announces New Certified Instructors

For Immediate Release
Monday, December 20, 2010

 The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce and congratulate its new USDF Certified Instructors from the testing held October 25-26, 2010 at Sunnyfield Farm in Bedford, NY.  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 Instructor/Trainers include; Janet Youse of Rome, PA, Nikki Nobles of Bedford, NY, and Marie Banks of South Beach, NY, at Training through Second Level.  New USDF Certified Instructor/Trainers at Third through Fourth Level include; Jayne Marino of New Milford, CT, Paula Pierce of Holyoke, MA, Suzanne Markham of Monson, MA, and Jessica van Eyck of Bondville, VT.
 "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 Education Programs 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 education programs department at  

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