Dressage with the Expert, a headset system which allows you to “eavesdrop” on the comments an “Expert” makes about the performance of riders and horses competing, will be offered at the 2005 Las Vegas World Cup
, featuring FEI “O” Judge Cara Whitham as speaker. Dressage with the Expert is a great way to gain a better understanding of this majestic sport. Cara has judged all over the world and knows these horses and riders.
Headsets are available to hear a running commentary on each ride. Learn the subtle details that spell the difference between a good performance and a great one. Whether you are a rider trying to learn more about what the judges watch for, or a spectator interested in gaining a better appreciation of each performance, this is a first rate opportunity to sharpen your skills! Headsets will be available throughout the arena and at the entrance. Cost is $35 rental per headset.
Cara is currently the only judge in the world to hold two ‘O’ licenses from the International Equestrian Federation (FEI). Cara will be a judge at the 2005 European Dressage Championships, in Moscow, Russia.
Her dressage officiating has included CDIO Aachen, and CDIs in England, Australia, Germany, Italy, Uruguay, USA and Canada, USA and Canadian World Cup League Finals and the 2003 Pan American Games. She has officiated at five FEI Dressage World Challenges, three as President of the Ground Jury, which took her to Asia, India, the Baltic States, Israel, Greece, South Africa and several South American countries. We are excited and honored to have such a respected and knowledgeable judge to present this years World Cup “Dressage with the Expert”.
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Eurodressage Coverage of the 2004-2005 World Cup Finals