USDF Announces New Certified Instructors

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, March 18, 2015

            Lexington, KY (March 18, 2015) - The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is pleased to announce and congratulate its new USDF Certified Instructors. The exam was held February 27-March 1, 2015, at Dressage Extensions in Moorpark, CA, with examiners Debbie Bowman and Cindy Sydnor.  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.

            Lehua Custer of Burbank, CA, Amy Jordan of Glendale, CA, Julie Laity of Camarillo, CA, Kerstin Laudemann of Camarillo, CA, and Patty Mayer of Santa Rosa Valley, CA, are the newest USDF Certified Instructors.

            “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  

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, email, or call (859) 971-2277.