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.

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 to the selected association(s) prior to registration for testing).
Testing Fee: 75€ on or before February 19 / 100€ on or after February 20.

Show Management Seminar (March 17 & 18)
Learn the requirements and responsibilities for organizing an AQHA or APHA-approved show. Get new ideas to attract new exhibitors and keep regular customers coming back for more. Gain the skills and know-how to run a well-managed event and become an approved AQHA and APHA show manager/secretary.
Instructors: Michaela Kayser (DQHA), Eva Gebhard (DQHA), and Irene Stamatelakys (APHA).
Fee: 175€ on or before February 19 / 200€ on or after February 20.

Register early and save!
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

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


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