International Equine Judges Academy


CONTACT: Joe Grissom

PHONE: (405) 491-0111, ext. 223



International Equine Judges Academy

Tulsa, Okla., January 24-26, 2014 – Want to be a horse-show judge? Desire to know

what the judges are looking for in the show ring? Here is your opportunity to learn how!

The Color Breed Council is proud to announce the first annual Judges Academy, January

24-26, 2014. The academy will take place at the Doubletree Hotel by Hilton Warren

Place in Tulsa, Okla.

The informative academy kicks off on Friday evening at 5:00 p.m. with an introduction to

judging. Prospective and current judges, as well as collegiate judging teams and

exhibitors from all disciplines in the equine industry are invited to attend. Seminars will

cover a wide array of classes, including performance and halter classes for stock, pleasure

and saddle type horses, as well as ponies and miniatures.

“The Color Breed Council is extremely excited to offer this opportunity for judges of all

expertise levels to either increase or develop their judging knowledge,” said Joe Grissom,

Color Breed Council coordinator. “In addition to the International Equine Judges

Seminar, the academy provides another avenue to make sure our industry judges are

prepared and trained to be their very best in the show ring!”

In addition to the judging seminars, there will also be a scribe seminar on Sunday.

Registration fees vary depending on seminars attending and whether a current judge or

student. Visit for a complete schedule and registration


The Color Breed Council is comprised of officers representing various color breed equine

associations. The council’s primary function is hosting the annual International Equine

Judges Seminar to train and qualify industry judges. For more information please visit