Freestyle Committee

Mission

To promote freestyle and provide educational opportunities dealing with choreography, music and judging. To use musical rides to increase exposure and popularize freestyle, quadrille, pas de deux and the sport of dressage.

Goals

  1. Design and provide educational programs for freestyle, pas de deux, and quadrille for the general membership and for judge education.
  2. Keep freestyle, pas de deux, and quadrille Rules, Guidelines, and Definitions and score sheets up to date and consistent for all three.
  3. Coordinate with Judges Committee and with Competition Management and Awards Councils.
  4. Maintain a Freestyle web page on the USDF Web site to increase exposure as well as to create promotional activities and educational material for freestyles, pas de deux, and quadrille.

Objectives:

  1. Complete the revisions to the scoresheets and the rules, guidelines, and definitions for final approval at the spring Executive Board meeting.
  2. Continue to educate membership and competition management on freestyle rules.
  3. Continue to write articles and do podcasts on topics related to USDF freestyles.
  4. Publish 2019 freestyle, pas de deux, and quadrille scoresheets on the USDF website and notify members and judges of their availability.
  5. Publish 2019 freestyle, pas de deux, and quadrille rules, guidelines, and definitions on the USDF website and notify members and judges of their availability.
  6. Educate freestyle riders and competition management on the changes to the 2019 scoresheets.

Members

Position/RegionName/EmailPhone/Fax
Chair (5) Janet L. Hannon(303) 919-4112 / () -
Liaison (2) Sharon A Vander Ziel(859) 971-7039 / () -
Member (1) Jeanne McDonald(610) 458-8768 / (215) 458-0892
Member (1) Anne Snipes Moss(610) 316-4294 / (610) 380-1518
Member (3) Natalie P. Lamping(630) 878-1858 / (630) 878-1858
Member (3) Terry Ciotti Gallo(407) 977-7070 / (407) 977-7080
Member (6) Kari J McClain(360) 943-7067 / (360) 943-7067
Member (6) Joan K Darnell(512) 818-2897 / () -
Member (7) Anne B Howard(831) 728-5004 / () -
Member (8) Sarah Geikie(860) 208-1646 / () -
Member (8) Ann L Guptill(860) 873-8108 / (860) 873-8108
Member (8) Debra J Reinhardt(203) 264-2148 / (203) 264-0086