A variety of Western Dressage and other Clinics are on the horizon for spring and summer 2016.
Watch for dates and locations!
JUDGE'S CHOICE HORSE TRAINING CENTER is owned and operated by Ann Judge. Ann, (AKA Ann Judge Wegener), has been an active participant in the horse industry since 1976. Her family's Arabian farm, Tanglewood Arabians, in West Lafayette, Indiana, served as her launching pad. Now, a trainer, an internationally recognized judge, and the 18-season veteran rider of Thunder, the Denver Bronco's Mascot, Ann is adding more credentials to her horseman's resume. In 2013, she started, "COWGIRLS UP", a series of women's horsemanship retreats held in Colorado, but upon demand adding dates around the country. Her judging history is long and prestigious, some highlights of her career include serving as a judge at the following shows:
~US Arabian National Championships multiple times in a variety of disciplines
~US Youth National Championships
~Miniature and Pinto World Championship Shows
~Canadian National Championships
~World Championships in Russia, New Zealand and Australia
~American Morgan Horse Association World Championships
~Pinto Horse Association World Championships
~Named 2013 Horsewoman of the Year by Arabian Professional & Amateur Horseman's Association, (APAHA)
~Serving on the U.S. Equestrian Federation's Western Dressage Committee
~Managing Colorado Arabian Horse Club's (CAHC) first Western Dressage Show in 2014
~Earning certification for judging Western Dressage
~Inducted in the Pinto Judges Hall of Fame in 2015
~Rode Thunder, Denver Broncos Mascot in two NFL Super Bowls
Says Judge of her life as a horsewoman, "All the horses and horse people I've been blessed to spend time with in the past have helped me evolve to where I am today." Included in that list of special people are two wonderful horsewomen who I got to grow up with- my sisters Jill and Amy; Terry Wegener; Victor Kerr and Sharon Magness Blake, most notably.