Welcome to Five Stars Farm

The Linda Zang Symposium June 1st and 2nd, 2013

Five Stars Farm is proud to present our symposium with Linda Zang. She is currently one of four "O" FEI Judges in this country, and 20 in the world.

Linda Zang judged the 2009 World Cup and was inducted into the USDF Hall of Fame. She judged at and was chairman of the Ground Jury for the dressage portion of the 2010 World Equestrian Games in Kentucky.

On Dec. 10 2012 Linda Zang will be awarded the U.S. Equestrian Federation Pegasus Medal of Honor for outstanding service to horses and equestrian sport that includes competing on the U.S. team at the 1980 Alternate Olympic Games, an International Equestrian Federation 5* judge, organizer of top competitions, trainer and official.


Linda Zang of Idlewilde Farm in Davidsonville, Maryland, has represented the United States as a dressage competitor at the 1978 World Championships, the 1979 Pan American Games, and the 1980 Alternate Olympics at Goodwood, England. She has been an FEI Judge since 1985 and judged the Dressage event at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

Linda has judged 6 World Cup Finals, 32 World Cup Qualifiers, and 8 World Cup League Finals. She has judged in Japan, Australia, South America, and Western and Central Europe. She has held numerous important commitee positions and is currently Vice President of the International Dressage Judge's Club.


Saturday June 1st 2013

10:15 Zoe Bandola and LANDSONG

11:00 Larry Poulin and CODY

11:45 Hannah McCabe and PHAT

12:30 Lunch Break

1:00 Larry Poulin and WILLY

1:45 Rachelle Palmer and REAL GENTLEMAN

2:30 Christine Poulin and Oldenburg

3:15 Andrea Waxler and Lusitano

4:00 Catherine Butland and ROCKY


Sunday June 2nd 2013

9:00 Lindsay Brooks and NORDIC ISF

9:45 Zoe Bandola and LANDSONG

10:30 Andrea Waxler and Lusitano

11:15 Larry Poulin and WILLY

12:00 Lunch Break

12:30 Larry Poulin and CODY

1:15 Leslie McGowan

2:00 Christine Poulin and Oldenburg

2:45 Catherine Butland and ROCKY

Rider and Horse Information

Rachelle Palmer and REAL GENTLEMAN, owner Ann Seamonds
7 year old OTTB gelding, off the track just one year. Working 2nd level movements.

Zoe Bandola and LANDSONG, owner Sue & Ed Bradley
13 year old 16.1h OLD NA Stallion, currently standing at stud. Shown successfully at 3rd Level in 2013.

Andrea Waxler
13 year old Lusitano Stallion working Intemediare I & II

Catherine Butland and ROCKY
18 year old Morgan gelding working 4th level.

9 year old Oldenburg/TB gelding successfully shown at 3rd level in 2013.

Larry Poulin with
CODY owned by Natasha Grigg

16 year old Swedish Warmblood gelding working Intemediare I
WILLY owned by Natasha Grigg
14 year old Hanoverian gelding working Intemediare I

Christine Poulin and WESTMINSTER
6 year old 18h gelding green Training level.

Lindsay Brooks and NORDIC ISF
18 year old Dutch gelding working at 4th level.

Hannah McCabe and MEIN PIPSQUEAK
11 year old rescue/project German Riding Ponygelding, competing 2nd level and training 2nd/3rd level.

Auditors are welcome, you may register by e-mailing happydresshorse@aol.com or calling (603)686-0189. Auditing is $30.00 a day, and $25 for NEDA members. Beverages and snacks will be available. Linda likes to really engage her audience while teaching, which makes for a fun but enriching learning experience.

Hope you'll joint us!



Five Stars Farm is located at 147 Pickpocket Rd, Brentwood, NH.
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From Route 101, take Exit 9 to Route 27, heading West. Follow Route 27 aprx. 2 miles, then take a left on Pine Rd. It will be shortly after the Exeter High School. Follow Pine Rd to the End, take a left and a quick right onto Pickpocket. We are about 2 miles down Pickpocket Rd on the left.