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Christel Carlson DSHB Judge

Christel is an S dressage, R DSHB and FEI 3* paraequestrian judge. She ownsSpokane Sport Horse Farm, a 150 acre boarding, breeding and show facility whereshe has hosted Dresage and DSHB shows for over 21 years (7 a year) and now twoyearly USEA events (soon to be thru intermediate). She actively competed for manyyears on horses she bred and trained, first on jumpers, then eventing and eventuallyconcentrating on dressage while earning her bronze, silver and gold USDF medals.She loves traveling to new venues to see gorgeous horses and talented riders andwas thrilled to be invited to officiate here.

Still quite active in her anesthesia practice at Sacred Heart Medical Center herweekends are shared between travel and hospital call. Her interest and training inacupuncture will finally be used as she transitions from a full time operating roompractice over the next few years. Active on the board of Spokanimal (humanesociety) she has two dogs and cats that she adopted from them. She is greatlyblessed that her daughter Cyra shares her love of horses and competition.

Liselotte Fore 5*

Liselotte (Lilo) Fore has been judging internationally since 1990. Her judgingassignments have included CDIs 1/2/3/4/5*, CDIs W/CDI'O and the WorldEquestrian Games in 2014. In addition, she has judged the selection trials requiredfor all international Championships as well as international Events in the USA, SouthAmerica, Australia, New Zealand and Europe, and well as the 2015 World Cup Finalsin Las Vegas. She has also judged three Pan Am Games, most recently in Toronto.Lilo was a Sporthorse breeder for 25 years, standing up to six stallions and hasproduced many champions in the USA and Canada. She has also been a SporthorseDressage breed judge for a few decades.

Lilo is very involved in the educational process of USA judges program as a teacherand Examiner and has been a dressage trainer/teacher and clinician through GrandPrix since 1972.

Renee Johnson

Active FEI rider and trainer, Renee has been breeding, developing and competingdressage and event horses for nearly 30 years. From foaling, starting, training andcompeting successfully to Grand Prix, Renee holds Gold, Silver and Bronze USDFmedals, together with GP Freestyle, Regional and National Horse of the YearAwards. 

Officiating at the most prestigious horse shows on both the West and EastCoasts, Renee rides and trains out of her Clovis home in Central California. 

Debbie Riehl-Rodriguez

Debbie has been teaching, training and judging Dressage since 1973. A graduate ofMeredith Manor School of Horsemanship, Debbie lives in Golden, Colorado buttravels extensively around the United States and Canada judging and teachingclinics. Debbie is a USEF "S" judge, Sport Horse Breeding judge and a member of the"USDF "L" faculty for judges training. Still an active competitor, she has wonnumerous Horse of the Year awards both nationally and locally from Training Levelthrough Grand Prix. Debbie enjoys teaching all levels and working with all breeds.As well as various Warmbloods, she has trained and shown Thoroughbreds, QuarterHorses, Appaloosas, Andalusians, Morgans, Friesians, and even Saddlebreds. She hastrained several horses through Grand Prix and has earned her USDF Bronze, Silverand Gold medals.