Lifelong horsewoman Joanne Coy is on the board of both Glass-Ed (a group member organization of USDF) and Western Dressage Association of Michigan, and recently co-taught the Group Apprentice Judging Program at the Western Dressage World Show
in Oklahoma. Coy is a USDF Bronze Medalist, L Graduate with USDF (English Dressage judge for schooling shows), and USEF Western Dressage “R” judge.
Coy’s other horse endeavors have included endurance and competitive trail riding, harness racing, racing harness horses under saddle, competitive mounted orienteering, Western and English pleasure, natural horsemanship training, trick training, and showing English and Western Dressage. As a clinician, Coy’s main priority is to help riders and horses achieve balance and harmony with each other in order to create a partnership that will enhance both the rider’s and the horse’s life.