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Updated June 5, 2017

BARNETT, SHIRLEY - Cleburne, TX. Ph. 817-202-9836. First woman judge in the State of Tennessee. Over 34 years of judging experience. Judging all breeds. Carded POA - Ponies of the America, 4-H and Open Show Judge. Fair, honest, fast-moving and knowledgeable of horse show rules. Will travel anywhere. Judging is my passion and I call it like I see it - EXCELLENT references. Will submit detailed resume upon request. Email

BATCHELOR, AFTON - College Station, TX. Ph. 512-630-9634 . Will judge Open and 4-H shows. Judged collegiately with Clarendon College and Texas A&M under Dr. Gary Potter and AQHA carded judge, Clay Cavender. Will Travel. Email

BEEMAN, VICKIE - Elberta, AL. Ph. 228-236-7009. Extensive experience with 4H and USPC members. I have judged shows in Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and Florida. Excellent references available upon request. Instructor, Horse Trainer and Clinician. Actively involved in equine industry here on the Gulf coast. Email

BELLOWS, JAN - Weaverville, NC. Phone: 828-273-8303. . Open Show Judges Card - Hunters, Western, Saddleseat, non-trotting. Email

BENNINGTON, KARRI - Decatur, TX. Phone: 817-713-4197. Open, 4-H, Western and English. Have shown for 30 years and given lessons to 4-HY kids and was the Horse Leader for 4-H Project. Email

BLING-WORTHINGTON, KIMBERLY, Lansing, MI. Phone: 517-881-5426. Carded Open Horse Show Judge (www.ShowOHSA.com) Carded Michigan 4-H Horse Show Judge. MIHA Michigan Interscholastic Horse Association. 40 years experience in ALL Breeds and Disciplines. Email

BENSON, D. - St. Petersburg, FL. Ph. 727-289-4130. Hunter-seat equitation specialist. Extensive background in judging Hunter/Jumper/HE classes in both Open and Schooling Shows. Resume upon request. Certified Riding Instructor. Francis Newbill Rowe protege and George Morris "balanced seat" advocate. Email

BRICE, JULIE- Saint Paul, MN. Ph. 651-366-7366. Open and 4-H shows.Email

BURGER, FALLON - Texas. Ph. 512-755-9972. Open and 4-H shows. 15 years of judging experience. Professional, patient, and kind.Email

BUSHNELL, LACY - Pollock, MO. Ph. 660-692-4729. Open, 4-H, and Mule Shows. Several years of experience. Email

CALLAHAN-SMITH, KATHY - Temecula, CA. Ph. 909-229-5459. Carded with NRCHA, USEF, PtHA (Pinto), AHA (Arabian), AMHA (Morgan), AMHA (Miniature), IFSHA (Friesian). Also licensed USEF Steward. Have judged World and National Shows. Also 4-H ISHA Shows. Email

CATE, ED - Rhome, TX. Ph. 817-296-4410. Open, 4-H, Western and English, Cattle Classes, Coached 4-H and FFA Horse Judging Teams. Email

CICHOCKI, MELISSA - Huntersville, NC. Ph. 704-707-4195. Available to judge your next huner/jumper show. Over 20 years experience in the horse show world with all levels from schooling to the "A" circuit. Excellent references, reasonable rates, willing to travel. Email

CLARK, JACK - Bluefield, WV. Ph. 304-425-1435. Judging Open Western and English Shows as well as 4-H Shows. Many years of experience in the equine industry. Can provide references and willing to travel.When selecting Judges for the 2010 show season please keep my information in mind. Email

CONN, JOHNNY - San Antonio, TX. Ph. 830-980-3055. Hunter/Jumper/Hunt Seat Equitation. Email

CREPPEL, KELLY - San Antonio, TX. Ph. 757-617-5157. 4-H, Open, Reining, Reined Cow, Huntseat and Dressage experience. Excellent references. All around professional experience with training, instructing as well as clinics. (New to San Antonio area). Email

CROOTE, SANDY - Esperance, NY. USEF, Sr. Judge in AMHA, Large "R" in ASPC/AMHR/ASPR, (Classics & Moderns), WCMHR, GVHS & GHRA (Gypsy Vanner), ADMS, NSMA, NMDA, NSPR, WCPSA (Welsh), NOHS, OHSA, POAC, Open English, Western, Saddleseat, Driving and 4-H shows. Email

DAVIS, KATHRYN - Anson, TX. Ph. 325-669-1600. Carded ASPC/AMHR judge. Currently judging Open and 4-H Shows. Experience in both training & riding in the events judged. English & Western. Email

DAY, DOROTHY - Bascom, FL. Ph. 850-569-5541. Professional Judge since 1985. Western classes, including reining and cattle, and full Hunter shows. Approved to Judge 4H for the University of Florida and the University of Georgia. Judged state shows and futurities. Available to judge in AL, GA and FL. Email

DeMARTINO, BRENDA - Sorrento, FL. Ph. 407-353-7188. Open and 4-H Shows. Halter, Showmanship, English & Western under saddle classes, train, HUS, Horsemanship, Equitation Email

DOBY, KAREN - Dallas, TX. Ph. 334-596-0284. Professional Horse Show Judge since 1988. POAC, American Stock Horse Association, GVHS and OHSA carded & 4-H shows. I have experience judging Arabians, Gypsy, Mules, Minis, Gaited and all Western Breeds. Honest, fast moving and fair. I've shown AQHA since 1981, as well as APHA & PHBA qualifying for World and Hi Point in the Nation as well as Halter and Longe Line Futurity winners. I've coached Youth Amateurs. Reasonable rates & willing to travel. I look forward to judging your show! Email

DUNCAN, CAROLYN - Canton, GA. Ph. 678-464-1622. Will judge Hunter/Jumper, Schooling, 4-H and Open Shows. 15 years showing experience on a National level, teaching 15+ years up to national level, hunter jumper, equitation and sport horse 8 years judging experience USHJA certified trainer. I currently have my learners for hunter and equitation. Email.

DUNN (formerly HALL), DEBRA - Titusville, FL. Ph. 321-863-0456. Open, 4-H, Schooling Shows. Qualified in in-hand, western hunt seat, saddle seat, gaited, driving, and ranch horse. Over 20 yars experience. Invited back to every show that I've ever judged. Founder of the Open Horse Show Association (the only national organization that cards open horse show judges). www.showohsa.com. Email

DWYER, HAYLEY - Sanger, TX. Ph. 940-765-1370. 4-H & Open Shows. Email

FAVOR, GEORGE - Three Rivers, TX. Ph. 210-725-7942. Open Shows, Clinics, Instruction and Sales. Won 33 National & World Championships. Email

FLEMING, JULIE - Webberville, MI. Ph. 517-294-0710. Approved/carded judge for 4-H/Open shows by State of Michigan. Very kid friendly. No breed prejudice. Six years experience. Judging Halter, Showmanship, Western, English, Trail, Dressage schooling shows. Excellent references. See website at www.TrueNorthEquine.vpweb.com for more information. Email

FOLBRE, J.D. - Pawnee,TX. Ph. 210-216-5791. 4-H and Open Shows. Email.

GALLOWAY, VIVIAN - Spring, TX. Ph. 281-543-9612. 4-H and Open Shows. NMDA and ASPC/AMHR. Licensed Show Steward for American Miniature Association; ASPC/AMHR Email.

GARDNER, GINA - Creswell, OR. Ph. 541-895-4742. Open and Gaited Shows. Train and judge most gaited breeds. Also a clinician. Email

GIDDEN, ROCKY - Cibolo, TX. Phone: 210-288-6210. Twenty-five years experience training and showing. Show management, announcing, Judge 4-H and Open Shows. Email.

GOKEY-SMITH, CHRISTINA - Denton, TX. Hunter/Jumper Shows. Phone: 817-929-3109. Email.

GROSSNICKLE, PAM - Auburn, KS. Ph. 785-554-4868. More than 30 years equine experience available to judge Open, All-Breed, 4-H, and County Fair Horse Shows. A very capable judge for Halter, Western, Huntseat, and Driving classes. A complete background is available on request. Email

HARFORD, JEANNE - San Antonio, TX. Ph. 210-324-6404 Trainer/instructor available to judge 4H and Open Shows. Breed experience with: Arabian, Morgan, Saddlebred, Quarter Horse, and Drafts. Discipline experience in: Halter/Showmanship, Western Pleasure/Horsemanship, Hunter Pleasure/Equitation, Saddleseat/Equittion, Trail, Gaited Classes, Pleasure Driving, Show Hack, Costume and Sidesaddle. Fully knowledgeable of USEF rules. Email.

HAYNES, SHERRY - Stevenville, TX. Ph. 682-552-6330. Carded judge in APHA,ApHCC (Canadian Appaloosa) PtHA, PHBA, NSBA, ApHC, IBHA, ABRA, POA, AQHA Introductory shows. Will judge open and 4-H shows. Over 25 years of extensive experience in judging, training, showing, clinics and breeding. Very efficient and fair. No politics. Judged World Shows and in Australia. Email

HENRY, CHARLOTTE - Salem, West Virginia. Ph. 304-782-3943. Open and 4-H Shows. Email

HILBER-CASEY, MARGAUX - Gainesville, GA. Ph. 706-589-5300. Extensive knowledge in Hunters/Jumpers, Equitation, AQHA and All Around. Available for English and Open Shows. Very reliable. Email

HINZ, JULIE - Italy, TX. Ph. 469-337-9413. Qualified to judge Open and 4-H shows in Halter, English Pleasure, Over Fences, and all Western events, including Reining. Forty years experience showing in these events with a variety of stock horse breeds and Gypsy Horses. Attending the APHA Judging Academy and local 4-H Horse Judging Team Coach. CHA certified riding instructor. Also judge rodeo queen pagents. Email

HOPE, SALLY - NE Ohio. Ph. 850-341-1582. Open and 4-H Shows. 50+ years with horses and riders. Background in pleasure, horsemanship, hunter under saddle, equitation, halter, showmanship. When looking for a judge to be fair and square...call me! Available to travel throughout Ohio, Pennsylvania and Western New York. Email

HOWARD, CHERYLYN - Sullivan, Ohio. Phone: 567-203-2051. Open and 4-H Shows. All breeds, specializing in gaited. 25 years of experience in showing and as professional trainer. Published author of training books. Have given seminars and clinics at venues such as the Ohio Equine Affaire. Reasonable rates. Email

HUFFMAN, KINDEL - Fort Worth, TX. Phone: 714-330-0878. Experience as professional judge, hunt seat coach at Texas Christian University, 2-time AQHA World Champion. Available for Open All Breed Shows, Hunter/Jumper Shows, Schooling and 4-H Shows. Email.

HURLOCK, DENA - Northern, CA. Ph. 530-529-0432. Currently working on judges cards. Years of experience with 4-H and Open Schooling Shows. Happy to work out deals with fund raising events. Email

JASON, ASHLEY - Ludowici, GA. Ph. 912-545-3610. Open and 4-H Horse. Email

JUMPER, LAURIE - Geary, OK. Ph. 405-640-9962. 4-H Horse Shows, POA, ABRA, FQHR, Hunter/Jumper and Open Shows.Email

KELLAND-MAY, LAURA - Ottawa, Ontario. Ph. 613-304-7013. Senior judge in Hunter, Hack, Equitation and Jumper. Get experience on your side. As a show organizer you can relax knowing that the judge has experience and training in placing horses efficiently and correctly. Email

KELLAND-MAY, LAURA - Ottawa, Ontario. Ph. 613-304-7013. Senior judge in Hunter, Hack, Equitation and Jumper. Get experience on your side. As a show organizer you can relax knowing that the judge has experience and training in placing horses efficiently and correctly. Email

KING, KELLEY - New Braunfels, TX. Ph. 830-515-6418. Open and 4-H Shows. 17+ years 4-H Club Manager/Adult Leader, Quiz Bowl Coach and show manager. Open show scribe. Email

KLOSNER, KIM - Floresville, TX. Ph. 830-484-2477, Fax 830-484-1257. 4-H and Open Shows. No Email.

KUZMINSKI, KEELEY - Spring Creeki, PA. Ph. 814-730-4001. 4-H, Open, Driving, Draft, Mini, Trail Challenge, Timed Events, Hunt Seat, Western, Saddle Seat and more. Email

LAWS, JACQUELINE - Pennington Gap, VA. Ph. 276-393-3978. Open Shows. Specializing in Western and Hunter. Email

MANSUR, CORYN - Fallbrook, CA. Ph. 949-533-9172. Experienc judging ACTHA's Competative Trail Competitions. Email

MARTINEZ, LAURA - San Antonio, TX. Ph. 210-250-0392. 4-H and Open Shows, Stock Horse Versatility qualified judge. 2006 AQHA World Champion Horse Judging Senior College Individual. AKC carded for field performance events. Experienced in horsemanship, equitation on the flat and over fences, stock horse, cattle work, reining, dressage, gaited breeds, saddle seat and Arabians. Will travel. Also available for clinics. Email

McCAll, BRENDA - Leander, TX. Ph. 512-260-5957. USDF "L" Graduate with 26 years experience instructing and training. Attended Arabian Judges School and have judged Open and 4-H shows, as well as Pony Club events. Worked with NMSU Judging Team and coached Youth Judging Team at the U.S. Nationals. Also officiated at Special Olympics and currently working on NARHA certification and I am a PATH certified instructor. Email

MEYER, T.L. - North Platte, NE. Phone: 308-520-1129. 4-H and Open, Halter, Western Performance, Cattle Classes, Hunt Seat, Dressage, Limited Saddle Seat, Limited Draft and Miniature. Email

MILLER, JACQUELINE - College Station, TX. Phone: 979-574-0884. Unrecognized Hunter/Jumper and Hunt Seat Equitation. Experienced CTHJA and GHHJA and CHJA. Email

MOORE, REEVES - Bulverde, TX. Ph. 210-336-9158. Certified Open Horse Show Judge for your 4-H or Open Show. Experienced with all breeds and seats. Qualified Saddle Seat, Non-Trotting (walking and gaited horses)as well as Hunt Seat and Stock Seat. Member APHA, AQHA, ABRA, IBHA. References and letters. Special rates for charity and/or youth shows.Email

MOZINGO, TRICIA - Chesterfield, VA. Ph. 804-833-4855 Carded with the Open Horse Shows Association,POAC, world Class Miniature Horse Registry ACTHA. Have attended the NCSU Open Judges Certification Course. Experienced judging Western, Hunter, Non Trotting horses, Saddleseat, Driving and Miniature horses. Email

MUCKLEROY, VERA - Marion, TX. Ph. 830-914-4246. USDF Level "L". Email

MUNIE, JOE - New Braunfels, TX. Ph. 830-227-5146 (Ranch), 830-237-2493 (Cell). Open, 4-H, Pinto, Senior Judge for the American Miniature Horse Association, International Buckskin Horse Association and American Buckskin Horse Registry, American Miniature Horse Registry, Stock Horse. Email

MUNIE, VICKI - New Braunfels, TX. Ph. 830-237-2483Carded with AMHA Senior Judge, PtHA, PHBA, and IBHA. Also judging ABRA and Stock Horse .Email

PAXTON, STEPHANIE - Universal City, TX. Ph. 210-325-9595. Open and 4-H Shows, Hunter and Equitation for schooling shows. Email

PEPIN, Camile W. - North Smithville, RI. Ph. 401-762-2175, Cell 401-447-5803.Email

PIERUCKI, JENNY - Burr Oak, MI. Ph. 269-489-5500. I have been an equine judge for twenty four (24) years. I hold cards with USEF in the Morgan and Friesian Horse divisions, the American Shetland Pony Club/American Miniature Horse Registry/American Show Pony Registry, the Gypsy Horse Registry of America, Michigan 4-H, the Pony of the Americas Club and I also judge all Draft Breeds. I enjoy judging everything from local to world shows, and traveling throughout the United States and Canada. I am reasonably priced and easy to work with. Email

POLEDNAK, JESSICA - Forest City, PA. Ph. 570-241-5195. Experienced in judging and course designing Hunter/Jumper and Equitation Horse Shows. Reasonable and willing to travel. Available for Managing, Secretary, Announcing and In-gate. Efficient and knowledgeable of rules. Located in Northeastern Pennsylvania. Email

PRATER, MONA - Fulton, MO. Ph. 573-220-0492. Carded judge with ARHA, ASHA, IBHA, POA, ApHC, and Illinois certified. Also have experience judging all cattle classes, Western and English events. Experience includes judging State 4H shows, Open association shows, and doing horsemanship and showmanship clinics, specializing in trail, horsemanship and showmanship clinics. Email

PRICE, FALLON - Marble Falls, TX. Ph. 512-755-9972. Qualified to judge Open and 4-H shows - 10 years of Judging experience. Was on the Reserve Champion Competitive Horse Judging Team at the AQHA Congress and was the Texas High Point individual in 4-H Horse Judging. Have trained in multiple disciplines including Western an dEnglish Performance Events, Reining, Reined Cow Horse, Cutting, and Ranch Horse Versatility. Have attended both the AQHA and APHA Judging Seminars multiple times and am pursuing my APHA Judging Card through their apprentice program. I am also an experienced Ring Steward/Scribe and hae worked at AQHA, NRHA, APHA and Texas State 4-H Shows. Love to work with novice riders and kids so they have an enjoyable show experience, but can also work with show management to make everything run smooth and efficient. Email

PRYOR, LISA - New Castle, IN. Ph. 765-524-9002. Qualified to judge 4-H and Open Shows. Horsemanship, Western, English, Equitation, Halter, Reining and Trail. 20 years of experience showing and professional Training & Clinics. Youth inspired and motivated. Experience judging open shows and trail for POAC. Resume and references upon request. Email

PURDY, CLARE - Denton, TX. Ph. 940-383-4206 or (cell) 940-435-4689 . Carded judge with Palomino, Pinto, Buckskin, POA, National Snaffle Bit, Miniatures and others. Available for Open and 4-H shows. Extensive experience. Email

RAVIELE, KELLY - Houston, TX. Ph. 281-341-6222. Hunter/Jumper Shows, Open and Schooling Shows. Clinics, Instruction and Sales. References Available. Email

RICCITELLI, DR. KELLY - Lampasas, TX. Ph. 512-768-3471. 4-H, TFQHA, SHOT, Donkey & Mule Shows, including driving classes. Collegiate and 4-H Judging Coach in TX and CA. Officiated FFA & 4-H State Finals Horse Judging contests in CA, NV, and TX. 25 years judging experience. Horse Trainer, Riding Instructor, and Clinician. Email

RICHARD, MAGGIE - Cibolo, TX. Ph. 210-945-2405. 4-H and Open Shows. Email

RUMFIELD, HARRELL - San Antonio, TX. Ph. 210-621-2690. 4-H, Clinics, and Open Shows. Email

RUTIGLIANO, GINA MARIE - Livermore, CA. Phone: 925-354-6514. Schooling Shows. Email

SCHNEIDER, JESSE LEA - Alpine, TX. Ph. 432-295-0342. 4-H & Open Shows - both Youth and Adult.English & Western - Halter and Performance. 20 years 4-H Leader in Horse Riding, Horse Judging, Horse Bowl. Ride, Show & Raise Colts. Bachelor of Equine Science. References available upon request. Email

SCHURIG, RANDY - New Braunfels, TX. Ph. 830-481-7643. Open Shows. No Email.

SHALLCROSS, MARGO - Boerne, TX. Ph. 830-980-5072. Judges cards held in PtHA-Senior; AMHA-Senior; AMHR; USA Equestrian-Arabian "R", Western & Stock Seat Equitation "R", IAHA Specialty in Reining, and NFHA. Have judged 6 National Championship shows, many Regional and District shows and 3 shows in Australia. Email

SHIVER, DEBORAH - Leesburg, GA. Ph. 229-435-5478. OHSA Carded. Judged Hunter Shows for 10 years. Shown Western Pleasure, Hunter Pleasure, Hunter O/F, Trail, Halter, Showmanship for 30 years. Glad to travel. Email

SMITH, TERRY - San Antonio, TX. Ph. 210-488-0432. Experience with Open, 4-H and County Fairs. Email

SUMMERS, SLADEN - Boerne, TX. Ph. 830-535-4845 (H) or 210-412-3667 (Cell). 4-H and Open Shows. Email

SWANTESON, CAROL - Bryan, TX. Phone: 979-822-1010 (H), 979-229-9103 (Cell). Open, 4-H, Donkey & Mule and Pony of the Americas. Email

TESSIER, KATHERINE - Mt. Airy, MD. Ph. 240-876-6523. 4-H and Open Shows. Horsemanship, Western, English, Equitation. Professional Training & Clinics. Youth inspired and motivated. Email.

TOURTELLOTT, AMANDA - Providence, RI. Ph. 774-262-6287. I hold my New England 4-H Judging Card. I am available for any 4-H, Schooling, Open, or Fun Show! Email.

UTZ, ERICKA - Ocala, FL and Howell, MI. Ph. 248-212-8890. Carded with PHBA, ABRA, IBHA, POCA Michigan 4-H. Experienced 4-H, Open Show and Breed Show Judge in single and multiple judged formats. Halter, Showmanship, Equitation, HUS, Horsemanship, Pleasure, Jumping, Driving, Reining, Trail, Western Riding, Cow Horse Events, Dressage, Special Needs Riders, Draft, Mini and Mules. Exceptional references and evaluations on vile. Email

WATSON, BUTCH - Bentonville, AR. Ph. 479-644-1930. Carded Judge with POAC, ABRA, ASHA and IBHA. Involved in showing horses for over thirty years from small to large shows. Also will script/ring steward for larger shows. Willing to travel.Email

WHITEHOUSE, TIFFANY - Port St. John, FL. Ph. 321-504-3855 Carded OHSA, POAC pending. Available for Open Shows in 2013 for only $100! References available from show managers. Professional, courteous and youth/beginner friendly. Fair to all breeds. Email.

WINGERT, CURT - Aaronsburg, PA. Ph. 814-349-5826. POA Carded, 4-H and Open Shows. Email.

WOOD, STACY - Frankford, MO. Ph. 573-784-2163. Qualified for 4-H and Open Shows. Email

WRIGHT, AMANDA - Las Vegas, NV. Ph. 702-612-4359. Multi-carded Horse Show Judge. Certified in Western, Hunter/Jumper, Non- Trotting, Saddleseat. Specializing in All Around shows (Halter, Trail, English, Western). Willing to travel. Please see website for resume/references - www.anwhorses.webs.com. Email

WUERFEL, RONDI SUE - Traverse City, MI. Ph. 231-922-3678. Listed in 18 states 4-H, AJA, AMHR, ASPC/MC, BWHA, CMHA, COSCA, East/West Michigan Arabians, NASMA, NMAWHA, NEMAC, NQPA, POAC. 2000 Millennium Judge of the year - Hall of Fame - Olympics Gen. Coordinator. Internationally Judges in 12 countries, State Fairs, State 4-H, Private Coaching. Email

Zeitouni, Tiffany- Huntsville, TX. 936-346-0350. Experienced Open Horse Show Judge with 14 years of service and carded with the Open Horse Show Association since January 2014. My mission is to build leaders on and off of our horses through education. I have appreciation for all breeds and what they stand for. Please contact me for clinics, horse shows, judging events, rodeo queens contests and trail challenges. Email

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