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Learn from Some of the Best

Elizabeth Madlener is a well-known Grand Prix level trainer, instructor and competitor. She has been a USEF "S" judge since 1980 and is a former President and CEO of the Maryland Horse Center. Currently, she is a USDF "L" faculty member and a Dressage Today contributor. Elizabeth Madlener was selected to train both of her off-the-track Thoroughbreds, Jonathan Swift and Gulliver with the United States Equestrian Team.

Kathy Connelly is one of the leading and most respected Dressage trainers in the United States. She is an International Dressage Rider, Trainer and Coach. Kathy has represented the United States Equestrian Team at the World Cup in Sweden and also was the highest scoring rider on the Bronze Medal GP team in the North American Championships.

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 levels including Grand Prix. She was a world-ranked Grand Prix rider on her self-trained Dutch gelding Gomerant.

Debbie Rodregeuz is a 'S' dressage 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.

Debbie Bowman has served as an examiner for the USDF Instructor Certification Program since 1991 and she served as chair of the USDF Junior and Young Riders Program for two years. She has consistently produced top level horses and riders and has coached many riders to the Grand Prix as well as FEI Junior and Young Riders levels. She has won a team Gold at the North American Championships.

Cindy Sydnor is a USEF “R” judge and has been an examiner for the USDF Instructor Certification program for 19 years. Cindy has competed through Grand Prix level and was long-listed for the Pan Am and Olympic teams for several years. She currently rides and trains with her daughter Eliza at Braeburn Farm in Snow Camp, NC.

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

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!



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

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