Please welcome new licensed officials!

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Jill Barron, newly-licensed “r” judge and TD, Alberta (Photo courtesy of Kellee Campbell, DVM) We are pleased to announce that our Licensed Officials Committee has recommended, and the Board has approved, the following members as WE United Judges and Licensed Officials: Jill Barron, of Turner Valley, Alberta earned her “r” Judge license as well as her […]

Show Report: Southeast Baroque #4

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Fifteen horse/rider pairs enjoyed the beautiful show grounds at the Florida Horse Park in Ocala as they participated in the March 10, 2019 WE show judged by Rebecca Algar, R, California, and organized by Donna and Heather Walters. Kathryn Waters rode her Morgan SC Island Navy to 1st place overall in the 8-entry Introductory Open […]

Show Report: WE March On! Oregon Show

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The Prairie Arena Complex at the Oregon Horse Center in Eugene, Oregon , once again welcomed Working Equitation fans from three states to a fun-filled weekend. Kim Roe, r, Washington, judged the Introductory-level riders while Cari Schwarz, r, Oregon, judged Novice through Intermediate classes. Rebecca Cruden doubled as Technical Delegate and announcer, Samuel Cruden was […]

Simplify Your Gate Skills

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Featured image: Nicole Grous, photo by Michael T. Photography Gate training is indispensable  to any rancher’s horse. Working Equitation is designed to show the skills necessary to maneuver obstacles that closely represent the athleticism of a working ranch horse. Teamwork and focus are essential to tackling obstacles similar to those found in the fields. Where […]

Corners Matter!

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Bending your horse through a corner not only helps with suppleness, it’s also important for balance in your Dressage tests and also in those tight turns in Ease of Handling. We always want to strive for our horse bending around our inside leg, not pushing or bracing against our leg. The corners in your Dressage […]

Congratulations, Becky Mathews, on earning your “L” Judge License!

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At their March 5, 2019 Board meeting, the WE United Board of Directors approved the recommendation from the Licensed Officials Committee that Becky Mathews be granted her “L” Judge license. Becky, who lives in Washington state, has been active in working equitation for a number of years, organizing and hosting a number of highly-acclaimed WE […]