Western Dressage at Westfall Horsemanship
I'll keep updating this page as I hear from Ida.
She was scheduled to arrive Thursday. Her first flight from Vermont was cancelled. They kept rescheduling her and cancelling. After the final flight out cancelled she drove her car to New York for a 6am flight Friday morning.
The six am flight just cancelled.
I'm reaching out to riders scheduled on Friday to determine what is possible.
So far Saturday and Sunday are not affected.
I did not advertise for auditors (a few were coming with riders) but if you mentioned to anyone that auditors were allowed, please contact them and let them not to come Friday.
Lessons with Ida Norris:
Friday, March 18th and Saturday, March 19th
Here is your opportunity to learn directly from one of the judges for the 2022 Western Dressage World Show!
About Ida Norris
In traditional dressage and western dressage the judges are rated and must work their way up through the levels.
Here is a quick overview of the rating levels in traditional dressage:
- “L” graduates-learning
- “r” (“recorded” or “small r”)—licensed to judge through Second Level
- “R” (“registered” or “large R”)—licensed to judge through Fourth Level
- “S” (“senior”)—licensed to judge through Grand Prix at national level.
She also trains, competes and coaches FEI dressage thru Grand Prix. She grew up riding western and in addition to showing and judging western dressage, she serves on three WDAA committees.
Riding to a highly qualified judge is an amazing opportunity. The more qualified the judge is, the more experience they have. Schooling shows often employ judges who are at an entry level which keeps costs down and allows the judges to gain more experience. Riding for a highly qualified judge improves the quality of the feedback AND you benefit from their years of experience. (Plus, did you know that in traditional dressage the judge has to have shown at the level they judge?)