American Haflinger Alliance

AHA! Haflinger Celebration ♡ Meet Our Judges

Meet Our 2023 Judges

Anne Cizadlo, Florida

Dressage, Western Dressage
USEF “S” Dressage, Freestyle and Young Horse

Anne is an FEI rider who resides in Wellington, Florida. She was the former assistant trainer at Romance Farms, working under 6-time Olympic rider, Robert Dover for several years. Currently, she freelance trains and teaches out of several barns in Wellington, as well as travels for clinics, mostly in the Midwest. Originally from the Twin Ports area of Duluth, MN, she has also spent time as head trainer at several barns in Minnesota, Iowa and New Jersy before becoming a full time resident of Wellington. Anne has earned her USDF bronze, silver, and gold medals, and frequently competes in both national shows and CDIs. Anne has never shied away from a non-traditional horse to train in dressage and believes that dressage is truly a sport (even competitively) for horses of ALL breeds.

Amy Causey, Texas

English, Hunter/Jumper, Novice, Peewee, Fun
USEF “R” Western, “R” Morgan, “R” Arabian, “r” Friesian

Amy is Director of Program Quality & Development at Equest. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Equine Science from Colorado State University and ran her own horse training business prior to entering the therapeutic riding industry. Amy is a USEF-licensed judge in the Arabian, hunter, jumper, and hunt seat equitation divisions and enjoys officiating as well as coaching riders at horse shows. As a PATH Intl. Certified Master Instructor, Interactive Vaulting Instructor, Therapeutic Driving Instructor and an Equine Specialist in Mental Health and Learning, Amy holds certifications in all specialties currently offered by PATH Intl.

Kathy Callahan-Smith, California

Western, Ranch, Showmanship, Trail, Halter
USEF “R” Western, “R” Morgan, “R” Arabian, “r” Friesian

Kathy Callahan-Smith is an accredited horse show judge with USEF, AHA, PtHA, IFSHA, Miniatures and AMHA. Kathy judges on Local, Regional, National & International levels. She has taught at Cal Poly University in the Equine Department for 14 years, teaching horse production, Horse Judging, Fitting and Showing, and Adult Equitation classes. As a competitor, Kathy has won over 50 National & World titles with an accumulation of over 100 National Top Tens in Arabian, Morgan, Pinto and Paint Horse Show Circuits.

Katy Rhinehart, South Carolina

Pleasure Driving, Driven Dressage
ADS “r” Pleasure Driving, Driven Dressage

Katy Rhinehart is an American Driving Society Pleasure Driving Judge, Technical Delegate and Driven Dressage judge. She has owned horses all her life and took up driving about 25 years ago. She lives near Ridge Spring, South Carolina since 2015. Katy is the mother of 3, grandmother of 8, and great grandmother of 4. She is a Registered Nurse and enjoys her church activities. Katy is the Organizer of The Aiken Carriage Classic.