USDF Virtual Education Series

New for 2021, the USDF Virtual Education Series hosts education sessions with industry professionals over a variety of dressage and equine education topics. Members are eligible to sign up through the online submission form to receive the webinar link and access to the session. Each session is free to USDF members and is USDF University accredited.  Members will receive 0.25 education credits upon verification of attendance. The webinar will start automatically through the provided link at the designated date and time. All times are listed in Eastern Time. Questions? Email

Each session will last 60 minutes and includes a live Q&A with presenters. Suggestions for future education sessions or topics may be emailed to

You do not need to purchase a Zoom licensed account to access the session. Interested members will need a device with audio and visual capabilities. Can’t attend a session? Sessions will be available for streaming in the USDF Education Library within 30 days following the scheduled session.

Tips for Improving Scores
Presented by: Bill McMullin and Kathy Rowse
Join Certified Instructor, Instructor/Trainer Program Faculty Member, and USEF Senior Judge Bill McMullin and USEF Senior Judge and L Education Program Faculty Member, Kathy Rowse, as they discuss tips for improving dressage scores from the trainer’s and judge’s perspectives.
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Maximizing Your USDF Experience

Presented by: USDF Staff

Isabella Baker, Senior Education Coordinator; Alex Belton, Education Coordinator; Cristen Brown, Senior Competitions Coordinator; Chelsey Burris, Senior Marketing Coordinator; Phyllis Drees, Senior Horse Registration Coordinator; Lacy Jinks, Senior Competitions Coordinator

Join staff members as they discuss maximizing your experience with USDF. Learn more about memberships needed for competition, award programs available to members, qualifying for US Dressage Finals and new divisions for 2021, how to locate documents on the website, and education programs and events.
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Finding the Zone

Presented by: Beth Baumert

Join USDF Certified Instructor and bestselling author Beth Baumert as she explores "Finding the Zone" with your horse, based off of her new book, How Two Minds Meet: The Mental Dynamics of Dressage. Beth will describe how to get into the "non-thinking place" where the best communication between horse and rider takes place. Learn new concepts and take a look at the physical prerequisites and mental attitudes to optimize you and your horse's harmony.
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