USDF Congratulates Newly Certified Dressage Instructors

For Immediate Release
Tuesday, November 29, 2005

The United States Dressage Federation (USDF) is proud to recognize the following individuals for achieving USDF Certified Instructor status at the USDF Instructor Certification Test held on November 4-6, 2005 in Versailles, Kentucky, at the Life Adventure Camp (a program of the Cleveland Home). The examiners for this Instructor Certification Test were Maryal Barnett, Holt, Michigan, and Debbie Bowman, Charlottesville, Virginia.

Training -Second Level:
Jennifer Elliot, WV
Kate Fleming, IL
Kim Gentry, TN
Rebecca Kells, FL
Reese Koffler, KY
Martin Kuhn, IL

Training - Fourth Level:
Kim Gentry, TN
Reese Koffler, KY

The USDF Instructor Certification Program is designed to set a standard of excellence in dressage training and instruction in the United States.  Instructor Certification identifies those instructors who have demonstrated the knowledge and abilities necessary to teach the classical concepts of dressage and meet specified standards of proficiencies.

If you would like to receive more information about the USDF Instructor Certification Program, contact a USDF Certified Instructor, receive a calendar of USDF Certified Instructor Workshops and testing sessions, or obtain details on hosting Certified Instructor Workshops, visit or contact Kathie Robertson, USDF Instructor/Trainer Liaison  at (859) 971-2277 or

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.