Dressage Canada Announces New and Upgraded Judges and Stewards

The Dressage Canada Officials Committee and Stewards Sub-committee are pleased to announce the following list of recently certified and upgraded dressage judges and stewards for the 2015 competition season.


Name / Home Town / Status

Allegra Hohm / Edmonton, Alta. / Recorded

Camilla Giffen / Waterdown, Ont. / Recorded

Elizabeth Brown / Abbotsford, B.C. / Recorded

Kimberly Cox / Calgary, Alta. / Recorded

Laurie Smith / Belleville, Ont. / Recorded

Shannon Becvar / Pembroke, Ont. / Recorded

Sheryl Williams / Victoria, B.C. / Recorded

Ashley Fudge / Dugald, Man. / Recorded

Beth Bennett / Blackstock. Ont. / Basic

Burgi Rommel / Surrey, B.C. / Basic

Justin Ridgewell / Collingwood, Ont. / Basic

Winona Hartvikson / Langley, B.C. / Basic

Melanie Houston / Victoria, B.C. / Medium

Sheila Skene / Victoria, B.C. / Senior

Lee Tubman / Wellington, Fla. / FEI 3*


Name / Home Town / Status

Noelle Zondervan / Toronto, Ont. / Basic

Daryl Freed/ Dugald, Man. / Medium

Michelle Taplin / Lockport, Man. / Medium

“Congratulations to these officials who have recently been promoted,” said Karen Thompson-Harry, chair of the Dressage Canada Officials Committee. “We appreciate the effort and commitment required to fulfill the requirements of the rules to achieve these promotions, and commend them for their dedication and passion. We look forward to working with these officials in their new capacity in 2015 and wish them success in their new roles.”

Anyone interested in obtaining Dressage Canada officials status can view the rules, eligibility requirements, applications and clinic dates on the Dressage Canada website at www.equinecanada.ca/dressage.

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