Through the Eye of the Judge - About the Team

Stephen Clarke

Through the Eye of the Judge Dressage DVD - Stephen Clarke

Stephen show jumped to Grade B and rode in Horse Trials to advanced levels before fully concentrating on Dressage in the late 70's. During the 1980s and 1990s, he competed successfully both Nationally and Internationally on the home trained Ulysses, Becket, Warlock's Wager, Enchante and Eternal Spirit, each of whom were National Championship winners.

In 1988, he was reserve for the Seoul Olympics with Becket. Over the last decade his career as an F.E.I. Official International Judge has taken him around the globe judging all major competitions including three World Cup Finals, three European Championships, the World Games in Jerez, the World Equestrian Games in Aachen, the Olympic Games in Athens and the Pan American Games in Rio De Janeiro and several World Young Horse Championships. In 2009, he was President of the Ground Jury at the European Championships in Windsor, UK. In 2010, he officiated at the World Equestrian Games in Kentucky USA and in 2012, he was President of the Ground Jury at the London Olympics.

Stephen has had great influence in the development of the judging systems and the training and encouragement of both established and new Judges within the UK. A previous member of the F.E.I. Dressage Committee, Stephen is heavily involved with the training of future F.E.I. Candidate and International Judges.

Jo Graham

Through the Eye of the Judge Dressage DVD - Jo Graham

Jo rode on the British Young rider team at the European championships in 1982 in Munich, Germany and 1983 in Ikast, Denmark. She competed Internationally at small tour and Grand Prix Nationally. Jo has won 3 National titles and had many placings at National championships on several different horses and now applies her time to the training of others.

Jo is a list 1(National Grand Prix) judge and a 4* international judge. She is also involved in the training and examining of other judges and has also sat on several committees for British Dressage over the last 10 years.