USEF “R” Dressage, “r” Dressage Sport Horse, and “R” Western Dressage Judge
Anne Moss will be Judging at this Year’s Eastern Classic. She will be the Dressage and Western Dressage Judge for Region 16.
Anne lives with her husband John in Coatesville, PA. with two dogs,
three horses, some Koi and a nice flock of hens. She enjoys many
horse sports, and especially riding and teaching side saddle. Her
background is mainly in Pony Club (graduate “A” from Huntingdon
Valley Hunt Pony Club), western equitation and gymkhana, pleasure
driving, eventing through Intermediate 3-Day, dressage to Grand
Prix level aside and astride. (earning her USDF Bronze and Silver
Medals riding side saddle #Sidesaddledressagequeen ), and
foxhunting. With her mare Goodness Grace, she earned her USDF
Gold Medal riding astride in 2020.
She grew up in Bucks Co., Pa. on her family’s farm and participated in local horse shows riding
western and english, eventually joining Huntingdon Valley Hunt Pony Club where she developed a
passion for eventing with her homebred QH/Saddlebred pony ‘Monday’ who ran Preliminary and
was also a good driving pony.
As a young woman, she was given the chance to teach local Pony Clubbers, and that blossomed
into a lifelong passion for sharing the joy she found with horses with others. For five years she ran
Snipe Hunt Farm, a local riding school on her family farm, with the focus of introducing beginning
riders to the world of horses. The ladder of learning that she was introduced to in Pony Club has
continued to this day and fuels her passion to improve herself and those around her. She continues
to be involved with USPC as a National Examiner.
When not riding her favorite horses Rocky and Kasinaa, she enjoys pottery (Blow Horn Pottery),
horticulture, historical reenacting (Wild West, Train Robberies and Rendezvous) and without
horses, open hearth cooking and baking, traveling and volunteering.
She has earned instructor certification for; ARIA for dressage and side saddle, Side Saddle
Association (UK), and the International Side Saddle Association.
She serves/has served on non-profit boards and committees including: Dressage at Devon
President, DVCTA Past President, United States Pony Club National Examiner (NE) and N.E.
Committee, United States Dressage Federation Historical Recognition Committee, Sport Horse
Committee and advisor to the USDF Freestyle Committee, International Side Saddle Organization,
Cochran Hunt Board.
She has recently retired from working as practice manager for her husband John’s Brandywine
Valley Veterinary Hospital for the past 24 years.