New Working Equitation Judges and 2024 Judge Training

New Working Equitation Judges and 2024 Judge Training

The Spring Academy at the Unicorn Trust was another huge success, and saw several new judge appointments for the sport.  We are delighted to further grow our judging capacity with such continued strong growth here in the UK.

With diverse backgrounds in the equestrian community, their expertise and passion is greatly welcomed by the sport and community of Working Equitation.

Already a regional judge, a Working Equitation trainer with a long association with the sport based in the South West, Cassy Gadsby has improved her qualifications and can now judge regionally and nationally to Inter B. Find out more about Cassy here

Also in the South West, Tina Fitzgibbon, a trainer, equine psychotherapist and gait analysis specialist, Tina joins the judging team also able to judge regionally and nationally to Inter B. Find out more about Tina here

Two new judges can now support us at a regional level;

Yolande Ifold is another South West based judge, a confidence coach who also teaches Working Equitation and Trec. Find out more about Yolande here

Shona Hill is a BHS Level 2 Coach and this is only her second year in the sport. Find out more about Shona here

And finally, we are delighted to also have 7 new candidate judges, they have completed the first stage of training and are writing and shadow judging at regional and national competitions throughout the year.

  • Jane Randal
  • Sarah Vousden
  • Eleanor Thompson
  • Sarah Vousden
  • Cheryl Hutchinson Gilbert
  • Steffanie Singleton
  • Rebekah Adshead

Congratulations to everyone, and thank you  for all your hard work and commitment to your training.  

Instructor Course - Become a BWE Approved Instructor!

This year's Instructor Course takes place at Bishop Burton College in Yorkshire on the 27th and 28th of June. Bookings are open and with so much interest this year we expect places to fill fast!


We will be looking to hold more judges training courses in 2025, please contact us if you wish to find out more about qualifying to be a Working Equitation judge.  We are also always happy to hear from anyone who wishes to write at events.

See the Full List of UK Approved Judges Here

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