Instructor/Trainer Committee


To promote the pursuit of excellence in dressage instruction and training.


  1. Provide education.
  2. Set certification standards.
  3. Develop and implement instructor certification programs.
  4. Increase the number of Certified Instructors.


  1. Discuss viability for a FEI-Level Trainers Conference in 2023.
  2. Increase number of FEI instructor workshops and exams available in 2022.
  3. Increase certification exam opportunities at Training – Fourth Level.
  4. Continue to evaluate workshop and pre-certification formats (education for all versus certification preparation):
    1. Determine ways to engage GMOs in providing “general” education.
    2. Review format to prepare instructors for certification.
  5. Review of current examiner criteria and increase number of active examiners.
  6. Continue to promote certified instructors via Meet the Certified Instructor columns in both the magazine and on social media.
  7. Continue outreach to certified instructors to provide education articles and tips for the magazine and social media.
  8. Continue to develop online education resources for instructors.