USDF Announces New Certified Instructors

For Immediate Release
Friday, April 6, 2018

Lexington, KY (April 6, 2018) – The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce and congratulate Reese Koffler-Stanfield, Georgetown, KY, as its newest USDF FEI Level Certified Instructor. Reese joins a handful of instructors who are certified at the highest level of the sport.

Congratulations also go out to the following instructors who were recently certified at Training – First Level: Emma Davern, Blue Point, NY; Alexandra Gainer, N. Canton, OH; Laura Ashley Killian, Loxahatchee, FL; Jessica Paine, Mayfield Heights, OH; Amanda Perkowski, Cream Ridge, NJ; and Hannah Walters, Snow Camp, NC.

β€œIt is our pleasure to recognize these accomplished individuals and we are proud to have them as representatives of the USDF Instructor/Trainer Program,” stated USDF Education Department Manager Kathie Robertson.

The USDF Instructor/Trainer 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.

For more information on the USDF Instructor/Trainer 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 website at or contact the USDF education programs department at

Founded in 1973, the United States Dressage Federation is a nonprofit membership organization dedicated to education, recognition of achievement, and promotion of dressage. For more information about USDF membership or programs, visit, email, or call (859) 971-2277.