Michael Osinski Named Newest USDF L Program Faculty Member

For Immediate Release
Friday, August 13, 2021

Lexington, KY (August 13, 2021) - The United States Dressage Federation™ (USDF) is pleased to announce that United States Equestrian Federation (USEF) “S” Dressage and FEI 4* Dressage and Young Horse Judge Michael Osinski has been approved as the newest member of the USDF L Program Faculty.

"Having successfully completed the extensive L Faculty Apprentice Program, Michael will now join the existing list of USDF L Program Faculty and we feel he will be a great addition to the group," states Lois Yukins and Joan Darnell, co-chairs of USDF's L Program Committee.

Michael's vast experience in judging, teaching, and riding makes him an invaluable asset to the faculty and the program. In the past, he has taught a USEF "R” Dressage Judge Training program, served as a United States Pony Club examiner, and been a guest speaker at the USEF Young Dressage Horse National Championships. With all of his accomplishments and experience, he is sure to flourish in his new role amongst the faculty and bring a wealth of knowledge to the participants.

USDF L Education Program Faculty are responsible for furthering the program's objectives in preparing candidates to enter the USEF “r” Judges Training Program, qualifying individuals to judge schooling shows, and giving competitors, trainers, and instructors greater insight into the evaluative process of judging dressage. The program also serves to provide continuing education for licensed judges.

To learn more about the USDF L Education Program, view a list of approved faculty members, or to find upcoming sessions, visit the USDF website at www.usdf.org. For any questions related to the USDF L Education program, please contact lprogram@usdf.org, or call the USDF office.

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 www.usdf.org, email usdressage@usdf.org, or call (859) 971-2277.