AHA! Haflinger Celebration ♡ Meet Our Judges

Jennifer Sawyer, Florida

Halter, Driving, English, Hunter/Jumper
Jennifer Sawyer (Woodruff) from Silver Springs, FL is the owner of New Horizons Equine and is a career horsewoman with more than 30 years of experience as a competitor, trainer, clinician and judge. During her career she has trained and shown a great variety of breeds from Haflingers, Arabians, Morgans, Saddlebreds and Tennessee Walking Horses to Quarter Horses, Appaloosas and Hunters. She holds judges cards with 6 different national organizations (PtHA, NMDA, POAC, ABRA, GVHS, and NWHA), is an approved 4-H judge in more than 10 states (Ohio, Florida, Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, Virginia, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, New York and the New England States) and has judged more than 500 shows ranging from 4-H and schooling hunter shows to world level competition. Jennifer holds an AAS degree in Saddlehorse Management and Production at The State University of New York at Morrisville. Jennifer has been an active judge and supporter of the Haflinger since 2005, including judging assignments at the National Futurity, KILE and recognized shows in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana and New York.

Fatima Pawlenko-Kranz, Illinois

USEF & USDF “R” Dressage Judge
USEF “R” Western Judge
Dressage and Western Dressage
Fatima started judging Western Dressage before it was founded in 2014 at the First World Show. Fatima has judged a total of 2 Western World Shows.

Fatima is a third generation professional in our industry and has successfully competed through FEI levels. She holds a Silver Medal. Known for her kind, constructive, and positive approach for judging and teaching; Fatima is popular at both open and breed specific shows. Fatima has been a Dressage Judge for over 40 years!

Betsie Moore, Ohio

Showmanship, Western, Novice, Peewee, Trail
Betsie Moore has been involved with horses her entire life. Starting in leadline, she climbed the ranks from open and 4H shows to AQHA shows as a youth and ApHC shows as a non pro. Betsie competed in the all-around events, earning many year-end regional and national awards, as well as multiple top 10s and top 5s at the ApHC World and National Shows.

In 2013, Betsie began her judging career with the Ohio 4H program. She has since added cards with ABRA, IBHA, PtHA, POAC, and Michigan 4H. In addition Betsie serves on the Ohio State 4H horse judges’advisory committee.

When not judging or hauling her daughter to shows, Betsie is a professor for the Business and English departments at Edison State Community College and Sinclair Community College. She lives in Covington, Ohio, with her husband and three daughters.