Sport Horse Committee

Mission

To promote the development of quality dressage stock in the United States.

Goals

  1. Promote breeding goals for sport horses.
  2. Educate breeders, buyers, trainers, and judges of the desired ideals of a sport horse.
  3. Provide competition guidelines.
  4. Maintain stallion performance records.
  5. Promote tracking of competition records and horse recording for all horses.
  6. Update and maintain Dressage Sport Horse Breeding scoresheets and instructions document

Objectives

  1. Implement the Three-Year-Old Sport Horse Prospect Award at all USDF Breeders Championship Series Finals - advertising campaign in early 2018 will help promote this program.
  2. Hold a USDF Sport Horse Prospect Development Forum in the fall of 2018. If a suitable situation can be established, the Sport Horse Committee will recommend a west coast location.
  3. USDF Youth/Young Adult Dressage Sport Horse Breeders Seminar or USDF Judges/Handler Seminar (Devon) will be planned for 2018.
  4. Establish and plan the 2018 USDF Sport Horse Seminar.
  5. Implement the USDF Youth/Young Adult Ambassador Program.
  6. Develop criteria for Adult Amateur/Handler of the Year Awards.
  7. Continue to develop the Four-Year-Old Prospect Division.
  8. Develop procedures for materiale classes that have more than six horses entered.
  9. Evaluate if the Four/Five-Year-Old Materiale Series Final Championship should be split by age.
  10. Evaluate concept of Open handler class.

Members

Position/RegionName/EmailPhone/Fax
Chair (6) Kristi Wysocki(323) 559-0909 / (303) 648-9877
Co-Chair (1) Natalie DiBerardinis(802) 356-6900 / (410) 658-9228
Advisor (1) Scott Hassler(443) 309-0927 / (410) 885-3823
Liaison (2) Stacy Marie Durham(859) 271-7894 / () -
Member (1) Caitlin Gallagher(610) 762-7572 / () -
Member (1) Melanie A. Sloyer(610) 873-7302 / (610) 873-3045
Member (1) Janine W Malone(919) 269-7307 / () -
Member (2) Susan Mandas(937) 272-9068 /  
Member (6) Jessica Ruth Wisdom(253) 230-9764 / () -
Member (7) Kevin Reinig(916) 616-4581 / () -
Member (8) Linda Marie Mendenhall(508) 527-4946 / () -
Member (8) Kathy Hickerson(603) 673-4344 / (603) 672-0139
Member (9) Regina Milliken(985) 630-3418 / (847) 888-1255