Continuing education is an essential component for APHA-approved judges. We strive to develop high-quality judges who are able to precisely evaluate and rank entries in a variety of classes, in keeping with rules set forth by the association.
HorseIQ Live(FOR PROSPECTIVE JUDGES, JUDGING TEAMS, EXHIBITORS, ETC.)
Formerly the International Equine Judges Academy
March 31-April 2, 2023
Ft. Worth, Texas
Want to be a horse-show judge? Desire to know what the judges are looking for in the show ring? Participate in Collegiate or Youth Judging Contests and looking for an edge over the competition? The HorseIQ Live is your solution.
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 ranch-, western- and hunter-type horses.
Pre-Registration is open now until March 1st. Registrations may be submitted up until the start of the seminar. Registration fees vary depending upon the number of seminar days attended and whether your registration is submitted before or after the pre-registration deadline.
Prior to 2022, HorseIQ Live, formerly the International Judges Academy, was held at CBC. Instead, this seminar will be hosted by APHA at the APHA headquarters in Ft. Worth, TX .
2023 Seminar Schedule
HorseIQ Live Registration Form
Please contact APHA Senior Director of Judges, Shows & Education, David Dellin for additional questions at (817) 718-4223 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
AQHA/APHA Judges Seminar (FOR JUDGES CARDED WITH BOTH AQHA & APHA)
December 12-14, 2022
Submit the registration form to attend seminar.
AQHA/APHA European Judges & Show Management Seminar (FOR APHA CARDED JUDGES, PROSPECTIVE JUDGES, & SHOW MANAGEMENT)
February 10-12, 2023
Registration is free!
Join us at Van Der Valk Brussels Airport
For more information regarding the seminar, contact Irene Stamatelakys. For questions about becoming an approved APHA International-Only judge, contact APHA Director of Judges David Dellin.
APHA Latin American Judges & Show Management Seminar (FOR APHA CARDED JUDGES, PROSPECTIVE JUDGES, & SHOW MANAGEMENT)
December 16-18, 2022
Mexico City, Mexico
- Dec. 16-17, 2022: Judges Course and Training.
- Dec. 18, 2022: Judges Certification Exam (APHA)
- Dec. 18, 2022: Dinner at Lienzo Charro Metropolitano.
- Attendance is required for APHA-carded judges and judge applicants.
- Exhibitors, trainers, and show organizers are welcome to attend—bring a friend!
Hotel Galeria Plaza – Reforma
Hamburgo 195, Juárez, Cuauhtémoc,
Mexico City 06600
The centrally located Hotel Galeria Plaza – Reforma offers a special room rate of $1800 MXN per night. The rate includes the and early booking is recommended, as rooms are expected to be occupied.
To book, use this code to access the special rate for the event: Criadores CM Mexico.
For more information regarding the seminar, contact Carlos Peña. For questions about becoming an approved APHA International-Only judge, contact APHA Director of Judges David Dellin.