Elizabeth "Liz" Searle (2002)

Elizabeth "Liz" Searle(2002) served as USDF Vice President from 1989 to 1996. She was an outstanding chairman of the Judges Committee from 1983 to 2001, and introduced freestyle, quadrille, and pas de deux into dressage competition in the U.S. She was prominent on the West Coast as an organizer of dressage shows, clinics and seminars. She served as a member of the USDF "L" program faculty and holds the USEF "S" and FEI "I" judge licenses as well as the USDF sport horse breeding judge license. Liz was also instrumental in the formation of California Dressage Society (CDS), USDF's largest Group Member Organization. *The excerpts above are from the LAA recognition speeches prepared by Dr. Sam Barish.