Jennet Cook Linn, President and Secretary of South Florida Dressage
Founder of the South Florida Dressage Association, Jennet will serve as SFDA President and will also serve as Sponsorship/Marketing Coordinator. Although not a professional trainer, she earned her BHSAI in England 35 years ago and has been riding most of her life. Jennet has been the driving force behind bringing top clinicians such as Thomas Poulin USEF “S” Judge to Broward County for clinics for the passed four years. Jennet holds a B.S. in Genetics and a Health Sector Management MBA. She supports her horse habit as a medical sales professional in the South Florida area.
She is currently riding and “in-training” with Professor Ollie, her PSG Dutch KWPN Schoolmaster and watching with increasing delight, the development of Denicio, her five year old Hanoverian F.E.I. prospect.
Lee Ann Steinberg, Vice President and Treasurer SFDA
Lee Ann is a founding member of SFDA and will serve as its Treasurer. She is the Vice President of Tax for a large healthcare company, holds a BS and MS in Accounting, and is a CPA and CMA. In addition to balancing books, Lee Ann balances her life as wife and mother of three, her study of piano and her study of classical dressage.
Lee Ann is getting to know her new horse Qualidor, an eight year old Oldenberg gelding who is trained to 4th level. She plans to compete with him very soon.
Thomas Poulin, Advisor to the SFDA.
For over forty years Mr. Poulin has been a driving force in the development of dressage in America. In his lengthy career, he has been recognized as a top rider, trainer, USEF “S” Judge, instructor, and clinician, and is one of the pioneers in developing dressage as a sport in the United States. He was an original member of the New England Dressage Association (NEDA), USDF’s largest single-chapter GMO. Tom later served as an advisor to NEDA and was an original member of the American Dressage Institute (ADI) (NY), an organization that hosted clinics, demonstrations and fielded the 1976 U.S. Olympic Bronze Medal Dressage Team. Mr. Poulin served as Vice President and Director of Instruction at ADI. With the leadership of people like Mr. Poulin, the ADI later morphed into what is now the United States Dressage Federation (USDF).