Appaloosa Horse Club

2018 European Education Summit

2018 European Education Summit

Educating Exhibitors, Trainers, Judges, Show Managers & Secretaries
March 15-18, 2018 • Heusenstamm (Frankfurt), Germany

2018 European Education Summit Registration
Are you ready for the 2018 show season? Get your head into the game and spend a few days learning from some of the industry’s top professionals this spring. Whether you are an exhibitor, trainer, aspiring or carded judge, show manager or secretary, this unique event has something for everyone who is striving for success in the show ring. All instruction will be in English. (Click here for registration form)

Horse Show Education Seminar (March 15 - 16)

In two days, you’ll receive in-depth instruction on what today’s judges are looking for in halter, showmanship, Western pleasure, hunter under saddle, Western horsemanship, hunt seat equitation, trail, Western riding, reining, and ranch horse classes. This course is perfect for exhibitors who want to understand the judging process and improve their placings, as well as trainers and judge applicants. The seminar is required for all APHA/ApHC/NSBA European judge applicants and carded judges. It is highly recommended for AQHA judges and those planning to apply for an AQHA judge’s card.
Instructors: Patti Carter (AQHA) and David Dellin (APHA/NSBA).
Fee: 175€ on or before February 19 / 200€ on or after February 20.

Judge Applicant Testing (March 17)

Rulebook testing, video testing, and interviews for APHA, AQHA, ApHC and NSBA judge applicants. ( A separate judge application and fees must be submitted selected association(s) prior to registration for testing ).
Testing Fee:
75€ on or before February 19 / 100€ on or after February 20.
Registration fees include instruction, handouts, lunch, and coffee breaks. Other meals, lodging, and travel costs are not included. Save 25€ per session when you register on or before February 19 (payment must be received by that date). Registrations and payments are accepted until March 5 or until the event sells out. However, to make sure we have enough materials on hand, we kindly ask that you register as early as possible.

Make your room reservations directly with the host hotel:

Mein Schloss Hotel Heusenstamm
Frankfurter Strasse 9
63150 Heusenstamm
+49 (0)6104-600 550

Show Management Seminar

There is also a show management seminar beginning on March 17 for those individuals wishing to learn about conducting AQHA or APHA shows. Please contact those associations for more information and to register if you’re interested in attending that event.

Tentative Schedule

Wednesday — March 14
5 – 7 p.m. Registration Desk Opens
Thursday — March 15
9 a.m. Registration Desk Opens
9:30 a.m. Welcome: Patti Carter-Pratt & David Dellin
10 a.m. Horse Show Education Seminar
Noon Lunch (included)
1 – 6 p.m. Horse Show Education Seminar
Friday — March 16
8 a.m. Horse Show Education Seminar
Noon Lunch (included)
1 – 6 p.m. Horse Show Education Seminar
Saturday — March 17
8 a.m. Judge Applicant Testing Begins
9 a.m. Show Management Seminar
Noon Lunch (included)
1 – 6 p.m. Show Management Seminar
Sunday — March 18
9 a.m. Show Management Seminar
Noon Lunch (included)
1 – 3 p.m. Show Management Seminar