USDF Virtual Education Series

New for 2021, the USDF Virtual Education Series hosts education sessions with industry professionals over a variety of dressage and equine education topics. Members are eligible to sign up through the online submission form to receive the webinar link and access to the session. Each session is free to USDF members and is USDF University accredited.  Members will receive 0.25 education credits upon verification of attendance. The webinar will start automatically through the provided link at the designated date and time. All times are listed in Eastern Time. Questions? Email

Each session will last 60 minutes and includes a live Q&A with presenters. Suggestions for future education sessions or topics may be emailed to

You do not need to purchase a Zoom licensed account to access the session. Interested members will need a device with audio and visual capabilities. Can’t attend a session? Sessions will be available for streaming in the USDF Education Library within 30 days following the scheduled session.

Bit Fitting and the Equine Athlete

Presented by: Kim Gentry

February 13, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET

Fitness Routines for Spring

Presented by: Jec Ballou

May 7, 2024 at 8:00 PM ET

The Purpose of the Movements

Presented by: Sarah Geikie and Bill McMullin

October 24, 2023 at 8:00 PM ET

DSHB SOS: An Overview of Scheduling and Scoring

Presented by: USDF Competition Management Committee

An Introduction to the USDF Amateur/Junior/Young Rider Handler Class

March 19, 2022 at 12:00 PM EST

Presented by: Shea Johnson, Caitlin Gallagher, Erin Bell, Kristi Wysocki, Natalie DiBerardinis

Signed, Sealed and Delivered: Preparing Contracts for Dressage Competition Management

Presented by: Tom Struzzieri, Carlie Evans, and Elizabeth Clarke

Tips for Improving Scores

Presented by: Bill McMullin and Kathy Rowse

Finding the Zone

Presented by: Beth Baumert

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