AQHA Executive Committee Approves New Judges

AQHA Judges Committee recommends and AQHA Executive Committee approves new AQHA judges.

American Quarter Horse Association

To learn how to apply to be an AQHA judge and help improve the quality and welfare of registered horses in AQHA-approved competition, visit www.aqha.com/judge.

New judges were recently approved by the American Quarter Horse Association. 
 
Twelve judge applicants were approved by the AQHA Judges Committee to take the 2018 judges qualifying exam. Based on test scores and other criteria, the Judges Committee then approved a list of prospective new judges that were then reviewed and approved by the AQHA Executive Committee. 

The following are the new AQHA-approved judges:

AQHA all-around judges:

  • Alisa Proefrock, Germantown, Wisconsin
  • Carolyn Rice,  Moorpark, California
  • Stacey Roberson, Byars, Oklahoma
  • Bobbie Jo Stanton,  Scott City, Kansas

AQHA progressive judge:

  • Lisa Farrell, Durham, Connecticut

The following are the new AQHA-approved specialized Level-1 judges:

AQHA specialized Level-1 judges:

  • Laura Faris, Germany
  • Kristen Gonsoir, Groton, South Dakota
  • Amelia King, Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Heather Thrapp-Mauck, Eagle Point, Oregon
  • Kelsay Singleton, Tolar, Texas
  • Nell Tekampe, Salem Wisconsin
  • Justene Testa, Atglen, Pennsylvania

AQHA international judges:

  • Lucy Adams, United Kingdom
  • Magdalena Szarszewska, Poland
  • Johanna Vorraber, Austria

American Quarter Horse judges are held to the highest standards. To learn how to apply to be an AQHA judge and help improve the quality and welfare of registered horses in AQHA-approved competition, visit www.aqha.com/judge

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