USDF Announces New Certified Instructors

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, June 24, 2014

            Lexington, KY (June 24, 2014) - The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce and congratulate its new USDF Certified Instructors. The exam was held June 6-8, at Pacific Equestrian Center in Wilton, CA, with examiners Sarah Geikie and Maryal Barnett.  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.

            Lisa Pembleton of Agoura Hills, CA, is the newest USDF Certified Instructor/Trainer at Training through First Level..  New USDF Certified Instructors/Trainers at Second Level include; Kalli Bowles of Sacramento, CA, and Alejandro Salazar of Placerville, CA.  The new USDF Certified Instructors/Trainers at Third through Fourth Level include; Gina Duran of Livermore, CA, Ana Gilmour of Granite Bay, CA, Jaki Hardy of Santa Rosa, CA, Susann Regalmuto of Sunland, CA and Jennette Scanlon of Auburn, CA.

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

            For more information on the USDF Instructor Certification 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  

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