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Kem Barbosa is a USEF "S" Judge from Princeton, New Jersey. She judges approximately 25 recognized shows a year in the U.S., Brazil, and South America. "I judge what I see at that given moment, converting the image into a numerical value and a comment. If you take it move by move, the class places itself. It’s a huge responsibility because you are evaluating a person’s work and the quality of the horse, and giving direction to the sport," she said. Kem is an equestrian author frequently featured in Dressage Today. Annually she conducts USDF Continuing Education Clinics at the USET in Gladstone, New Jersey. On her off time, she competes with her Belgian Warmblood, Passé Partout.

Rebecca Langwost-Barlow is a USDF Gold, Silver, and Bronze Medalist and one of the earliest USDF certified trainers to the Fourth Level. She has started hundreds of youngsters and trained many to FEI level including Grand Prix. She was a world-ranked Grand Prix rider on her self-trained Dutch gelding Gomerant. Rebecca is a frequent contributor to equestrian publications such as Dressage Today and Practical Horseman. She was the first person to receive The Dressage Foundation scholarship where shw trained with Dr. R. Klimke. She was chosen to ride in various USDF national symposiums with both Conrad Schmacher and Dr. Klimke and was the lead Grand Prix rider in the USDF Freestyle Symposium .

Debbie Rodiguez is a "S" judge, 'r' eventing judge, and USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist. In addition to riding, teaching, and judging, Debbie is the show manager of Dressage at Lexington, a favorite USEF/USDF dressage show at the Virginia Horse Center. After becoming certified as an ISSA personal trainer, Debbie developed the popular “Success in the Saddle,” a core fitness program for equestrians.

Kathy Rowse is a USEF "S" Dressage Judge, a USDF “L” Faculty, a USDF Bronze, Silver and Gold Medalist, and an ISSA Personal Trainer. Kathy has been riding and training dressage horses for more than 30 years. She credits the majority of her dressage training to Sharon Schneidman and to Jim Koford. She has also ridden with Patti Pierucci, Lars Peterson, Janet Foy, Jessica Ransenhausen and Julio Mendoza. She currently trains with Olivia LaGoy-Weltz. Her success in the judge training and testing programs helped develop Kathy as a complete dressage professional. She is proud to be a judge at the highest national level and feels that she helps to influence the sport for the future by rewarding correct training.

Monica Sinks is a USDF Gold Medalist and has ridden multiple times at Dressage at Devon. She trained in Europe for many years, under Olympic Trainers. In 2003, Monica won the Grand Prix Special aboard Carrera, trained from the beginning by Monica and her husband Ed Borresen. Their horse, Beemer, also won the first FEI national Championships for 5 year olds. During the summer, Monica trains and teaches in Pittstown, NJ while Ed trains in the Hamptons LI, NY. Together they manage a beautiful facility in Florida in the winter. They train and develop horses from unbroken thru Grand Prix, both to develop for sale and competition. With a strong belief in riding with balance and harmony, they both love training students that are passionate about their horses and learning Dressage.

Dressage With the Experts!

The DWE schedule will be posted as class and expert schedules are finalized. See our expert list below.

An exciting enhancement for your visit to Dressage at Devon is being offered by Dressage at Devon and FLR Sports Radio. An over-ear style personal receiver will allow you to follow all the commentary of some of the foremost experts in the world of dressage. Listen as they comment and give personal opinion and insight into the horse and rider during their performances. For only $35 (pre-ordered) or $40 on the day of the show, you get a behind the scenes perspective exclusive only to those with a radio. More info or pre-purchase can be found at Dressageatdevon.org

Now Available!

PLEASE NOTE: Dressage with the Experts radio purchase does not include grandstand reserved seating. Reserved seat tickets must be purchased separately.

Digital FM radio receivers that can be used anywhere on the show grounds (Friday, Saturday and Sunday only) to listen to the experts describe the riders movements and learn exactly why the judges give the scores they do.

Pick up your radio at the information booth on the right as you enter the main gate and drop it off at the gate on the way out. Pay $40 by cash, check or credit card at the show grounds, or order ahead of time online for only $35!

1.  You can order and pay with the safe and secure payment processor PayPal (you can use your credit card - no PayPal account is needed) by clicking the PayPal button!

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU PAY BY PAYPAL, YOU MUST BRING YOUR PAYPAL RECEIPT WITH YOU TO PICK UP YOUR RADIO!

 

2.  You can send a $35 check made out to: DAD Dressage with the Experts

Send checks to:
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      2992 West Denneys Rd.
      Dover, DE 19904
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