WPCS Judges Conference 2013
The Society’s next Judges conference will take place on Saturday 12th October 2013 at Hartpury College, Gloucester GL19 3BE. The Conference will start at 10am and finish at 3pm. The programme for the day will include presentations on Conformation, Stewards, Working Hunter Pony, Ridden and Way of Going, Judges’ Exhibitors’ & Spectators’ conduct and an Open Question and Answer session.
Panel Judges are reminded that they are required to attend one Judges Conference every four years in order to remain on the Panel. Conferences are only held every other year, with the next one not taking place until 2015.
The Society booked the date and venue at a time when it assumed HOYS would be held at its usual time in October and therefore the Society apologises that the 12th October date clashes with the Horse of the Year Show. If any Panel Judge is required to attend the Conference but has a proven commitment to HOYS, please can you write to notify the Society as such as leniency will be shown in these cases, to be assessed on an individual case-by-case basis. The Society will ensure that such clashes do not occur again in the future.
Members can purchase tickets to attend the Conference from the office, for a fee of £20. Non-members tickets cost £25. Tickets will be issued on a first-come-first-served basis and can be obtained from the office. The cost of the ticket does not include lunch and delegates are invited to bring their own packed lunches or there will be a canteen open at the College where lunch can be purchased.