NAMEF

JUDGES & OFFICIALS

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These are the current Namef judges and officials. Scroll down or click on one of the disciplines below to view them.

DRESSAGE

Judges Panel

NATIONAL PANEL CANDIDATES

  • Eligible to Judge all classes up to and including Small Tour (Small Tour being Advanced 4 and 5; PSG and Inter I only in Namibia).
  • CN Status events – must be in the company of a higher panel Judge for Small Tour classes
  • Promotion to this panel through National Judges Panel Committee (SA)

NamesContact Number E-mail
Ms. Alexandra Röhl
FEI 1⁄2* Eventing Judge
081 128 8989alex-whk-88@hotmail.com
arohl@queenspark.com
Mrs. Ulrike Kaderli081 214 35074evergreen@iway.na
Mrs. Brigitte Davidow081 124 9268bridavidow@afol.com.na

PROVINCIAL A PANEL

  • Eligible to Judge all classes up to and including Medium
  • CN Status events – Must be in the company of 1 or more National Judge(s) or National Candidate Judge
  • Promotion to this panel: Practical judging of a Medium test

NameContact NumberE-mail
Mrs. Adriane Jandrell081 124 7915adriane@weckevoigts.com.na

PROVINCIAL B PANEL

  • Eligible to Judge all classes up to and including Elementary-Medium
  • CN Status events – Allowed to Judge up to EM in the company of one or higher panel judges.
  • Promotion to this panel: Practical judging of an Elementary-Medium Test

NameContact NumberE-mail

PROVINCIAL C PANEL

  • Eligible to Judge all classes up to and including Elementary
  • CN Status events – Must be in the company of a Provincial A or a National Candidate or National Judge
  • Promotion to this panel: Practical judging of an Elementary-Medium Test

NameContact NumberE-mail
Mrs. Gesche Gilchrist081 127 6056gesche@mweb.com.na
Mrs. Irene Schier081 232 5587ischi@iway.na
Mrs. Stefanie Voigts081 276 8700berghaus@iway.na
Mrs. Tanja Bauer081 124 9778mack@iway.na
Mrs. Sumari Piepmeyer081 124 3516piepmeyersumari@gmail.com

PROVINCIAL D PANEL

  • Eligible to Judge all Novice classes
  • Not allowed to judge at CN Status events
  • Promotion to this panel: Practical judging of a Novice test and written NAMEF Exam No. 2

NameContact NumberE-mail
Mrs. G. Kotze081 242 3518gilliankotze@gmail.com
Mrs. Annette Freyer0816051067a_ockelmann@hotmail.com

LEARNER JUDGES PANEL

  • Eligible to Judge Preliminary Tests for Juniors and Adults
  • NOT ALLOWED TO JUDGE CHILDREN
  • Not allowed to judge Championships
  • Promotion to this panel: Practical judging of Preliminary Test and written NAMEF Exam No.1

NameContact NumberE-mail

TRAINEE JUDGES PANEL (panel A)

  • Those who have passed NAMEF Written Exam no.1
  • Allowed to judge ungraded classes and at training shows only
  • NOT ALLOWED TO JUDGE CHILDREN
  • Should scribe and sit-in to gain experience

NameContact NumberE-mail

TRAINEE JUDGES PANEL (panel B)

  • Still to do NAMEF Written Exam no.1
  • NOT ALLOWED TO JUDGE
  • Should scribe and sit-in to gain experience

Name Contact NumberE-mail
Roswitha Schommarz0811284363onothe@afol.com.na
Nadja Braune0811290320nadia@luna-properties.com
Alida Reimer-Cline0816835171reimer.a@hotmail.com
Babette Herder0812266122babetteherder@web.de
Riaan Verster0812266122Riaanverster69@gmail.com
Riaan.verster@sandune.com.na

SHOW JUMPING

Judges Panel

LEVEL 3 (FEI Candidates) JUDGES

  • Promotion from this panel: candidate must meet the FEI requirements

NameContact NumberE-mail
Detlev Voigts 081 274 4659 okap@iway.na 
Christiane Hass 081 243 5330 christiane_hass@hillspet.com

LEVEL 2 JUDGES

  • Having met the requirements of the level 1 judge as described below
  • Eligible to act as the president of the ground jury
  • For a candidate to be sent for a Level 3 (FEI Candidate) course and exam, the candidate should have met the following requirements:
  1. To have acted regularly as a member of the ground jury at national events, for at least 3 consecutive years

  2. To have acted once as assistant course designer during an entire event run under FEI rules

  3. To attend a minimum of 2 judges seminars (international seminars)

  4. To pass an examination, and be recommended by a  Level 3 Judge & international judge and approved by the NF

  5. Level 2 judges who wish to remain at this level may do so, but must attend a minimum of 5 shows a year as well as attend 1 international seminar every 2 years, on discretion of the NF

  6. Log book to be updated at each show, at the judges own responsibility

NameContact NumberE-mail
Margit Golding 081 244 3433margit@joseph-snyman.com.na 
Sabine Reimers 081 129 3010 sabine@reimersagencies.com.na 
Matthias Braune 081 128 5337 mbraune@erongomedical.com 

LEVEL 1 JUDGES

  • Having met the requirements of the level 1 judge as described below
  • Eligible to act as the president of the ground jury
  • Promotion from this panel: 

  1. Should have judged up to 25 shows (range of classes)

  2. To attend a minimum of 2 judges seminars (including one by an international judge)

  3. To pass an examination and be recommended by at least two Level 2 or 3 Judges and approved by the NF

  4. Level 1 judges who wish to remain at this level may do so, but must judge at a minimum of 5 shows a year as well as attend 1 seminar every 2 years, on discretion of the NF

  5. Log book to be updated at each show, at the judges own responsibility

NameContact NumberE-mail
Betty Alfheim081 304 3298 court@safarihotelsnamibia.com 
Susanne Hoff 081 127 2208 susanne@hoff-ad.com
Tatjana Mills 081 129 1707tatjana@mtcmobile.com.na

JUDGE APPLICANT PANEL

  • Listing to this panel: contact the NAMEF and ask to be included as a judge applicant
  • Promotion from this panel:
  1. Applicant should scribe to gain initial experience (scribe at a minimum of 10 shows depending on experience level)

  2. To write an applicant judge examination and then be allowed to shadow judge (call; timing device etc), assist the steward, and at the entry box

  3. To attend a minimum of 2 judges seminars

  4. To pass an examination and be recommended by at least two Level 2 or 3 Judges and approved by the NF

  • Log book to be updated at each show, at the judge applicants own responsibility
  • NOT ALLOWED TO JUDGE at graded shows

NameContact NumberE-mail
Matthias Heinrichsen081-308 7544mitch.heinrichsen@gmail.com
Susi Gebhardt081-203 3330wbequest@mweb.com.na
Ute Gebhardt081-128 2935wbequest@mweb.com.na
Martina Barthel081-269 2502Erdman@mweb.com.na

ANNOUNCERS

NameContact NumberE-mail
Anne-Marie Hoenk 081 377 5757annemarieh@africon.com.na  
Egbert Hoff 081 128 5558 neu-heusis@iway.na 
Matthias Heinrichsen081-308 7544mitch.heinrichsen@gmail.com
Margit Golding081 244 3433 margit@joseph-snyman.com.na
Matthias Braune 264 81 128 5337mbraune@erongomedical.com
Reiner Piepmeyer 081 122 7415piepmeyersumari@gmail.com
Frauke Roschlau081-124 5620frauke@roschlau.org

COURSE BUILDERS

NameContact NumberE-mail
Level 1 (applicant) course builders:
Rudi Moore081-422 4795Skyproductions@outlook.com
Kate Alison
Manfred Falk081-122 2532kmfalk@iway.na
Jan de Villiers081-422 4794coaches@namef.org.na
Janine Hopkin081-128 6328ghopkin@iway.na
Level 2 course builders:
Sibylle Kazmaier 081 124 2192uskaz@namibnet.com
Level 3 course builders:
Detlev Voigts081 274 4659okap@iway.na
Detlef Fischer081 231 5690dhfisch@iway.na
Holger Kleyenstueber081-127 0595Holger.Kleyenstueber@gmail.com
Sven Hass081 127 6124sven@ctsnam.com
Level 4 (FEI) course builders:
Cord Cordes 081 127 2946 cordesbodenhausen@gmail.com 

EVENTING

TECHNICAL DELEGATE (TD)

FEI 1&2*

Technical  Delegate (TD)

  • Eligible to officiate all national & international classes up to FEI 2*
  • Promotion to this panel: as per FEI Eventing Rules 511.2.1
  • Requirements to maintain status: as per FEI Eventing Rules 512.2.1

NameContact NumberE-mail

NATIONAL (FEI registered)

Technical  Delegate (TD)

  • Eligible to officiate all national and international classes up to EV100
  • Promotion to this panel: Needs to have successfully completed FEI Level1 course (registered on FEI officials list)
  • Requirements to maintain status: 
  1. to have fulfilled the educational requirements every three years with a positive assessment and recommendation for maintenance.
  2. to have regular practice as a national TD over the last three years including acting as TD at a minimum of two international events.
  3. to be not more than 70 years of age. 

Name Contact NumberE-mail
Tanja Reinhardt081 124 2212tanj@reinhardt.click
Annette Freyer081 605 1067a_ockelmann@hotmail.com

Technical  Delegate (TD)

  • Eligible to officiate all Namibian classes up to EV100
  • Promotion to this panel: Needs to have officiated as an Assistant TD at, at least 3 Namibian events and been recommended by a national panel TD
  • Requirements to maintain status: 
  1. This status is meant as a stepping stone to the status of national TD, which should be reached within a three year time period. NAMEF TDs who have not achieved national TD status within three years, will be dropped from the NAMEF TD list.

NameContact NumberE-mail
Holger Kleyenstüber 081 127 0595Holger.kleyenstueber@gmail.com
Detlev Voigts081 274 4659okap@iway.na
Reinhard Voigts 081 345 5676 voigtskirch@iway.na 

CROSS COUNTRY COURSE DESIGNER (XCCD)

FEI 1&2*

Cross Country Course Designer (XCCD)

  • Eligible to officiate all national & international classes up to FEI 2*
  • Promotion to this panel: as per FEI Eventing Rules 511.3.1
  • Requirements to maintain status: as per FEI Eventing Rules 512.3.1

NameContact NumberE-mail

NATIONAL (FEI registered)

Cross Country Course Designer (XCCD)

  • Eligible to officiate all national and international classes up to EV100
  • Promotion to this panel: Needs to have successfully completed FEI Level1 course (registered on FEI officials list)
  • Requirements to maintain status: 
  1. to have fulfilled the educational requirements every three years with a positive assessment and recommendation for    maintenance.
  2. to have regular practice as a national XCCD over the last three years including acting as XCCD at a minimum of two international events.
  3. to be not more than 70 years of age. 

Name  
Cord H. Cordes081 127 2946vicechairperson@namef.org.na
Silvia Kleyenstüber081 124 0293silviasnyman@yahoo.com
Manfred Falk081 122 2532kmfalk@iway.na

NAMEF PANEL

Cross Country Course Designer (XCCD)

  • Eligible to officiate all Namibian classes up to EV100
  • Promotion to this panel: Needs to have officiated as an Assistant XCCD at, at least 3 Namibian events and been recommended by a national panel XCCD
  • Requirements to maintain status: 

This status is meant as a stepping stone to the status of national XCCD, which should be reached within a three year time period. NAMEF XCCDs who have not achieved national XCCD status within three years, will be dropped from the NAMEF XCCD list.

NameContact NumberE-mail

SHOW JUMPING COURSE DESIGNER FOR 3 PHASE EVENTS

Please refer to NAMEF show jumping course designer officials.

EVENTING JUDGE (EJ)

FEI 1&2*

Eventing Judge (EJ)

  • Eligible to officiate all national & international classes up to FEI 2*
  • Promotion to this panel: as per FEI Eventing Rules 511.1.1
  • Requirements to maintain status: as per FEI Eventing Rules 512.1.1

NameContact NumberE-mail
Alexandra Rohl081 128 8989Vicechair@namef.org.na

NATIONAL (FEI registered)

Eventing Judge (EJ)

  • Eligible to officiate all national and international classes up to EV100
  • Promotion to this panel: Needs to have successfully completed FEI Level1 course (registered on FEI officials list) and to be listed as a national approved Dressage Judge at Elementary level
  • Requirements to maintain status: 
  1. to have fulfilled the educational requirements every three years with a positive assessment and recommendation for maintenance.
  2. to have regular practice as a national  EJ over the last three years including acting as EJ at a minimum of two international events.
  3. to be not more than 70 years of age. 

NameContact NumberE-mail
Adriane Jandell081 124 7915adriane@weckevoigts.com.na
Gesche Gilchrist081 127 6056Gesche@afol.com.na

NAMEF PANEL

Eventing Judge (EJ)

  • Eligible to officiate all national & international classes up to FEI 2*
  • Promotion to this panel: as per FEI Eventing Rules 511.1.1
  • Requirements to maintain status: as per FEI Eventing Rules 512.1.1

NameContact NumberE-mail

SHOW JUMPING AND DRESSAGE JUDGES

Please refer to NAMEF show jumping and dressage officials

GROUND JURY

The Ground Jury for a competition shall be the Eventing Judge, as president of the Ground Jury, and the Judges of the test concerned. At Namibian events up to EV100 level, no president of the ground jury needs to be appointed.

The Ground Jury’s duties include time keeping and calculation of scores.

STEWARDS

The duties of the Stewarding team is to assist the Organising Committee, Ground Jury, Technical Delegate and Athletes in the conduct of the Competition according to NAMEF rules, paying due respect to the guidelines defined in the Code of Conduct for Welfare of the Horse and that a level playing field is provided for all Athletes participating in the Event. Specifically, but not exclusively, their duties cover planning and supervision of work in all exercise, practice, warm-up, and stable areas, checking of dress and saddlery, assistance with Horse examinations and Inspections,. They are expected to work closely with the Organising Committee, Athletes, Technical Delegates and other Officials.

NameContact NumberE-mail
Alexandra Rohl (Level 2)081 128 8989vicechairperson@namef.org.na
Christiane Hass (Level 1)081 243 5330Christiane_Hass@hillspet.com
Shenne Junius(van Tonder) (Level 1)081 375 9780shennev@gmail.com

FEI 1&2

APPOINTMENT OF OFFICIALS

Officials  International EventChampionshipNamibian Event
Ground JuryDressage Judges
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Show jumping
Judges
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Eventing JudgeFEI registeredNational registeredn/a
Technical DelegateFEI registeredNational registeredNAMEF Panel
XC Course DesignerNational registeredNational registeredNational registered
SJ Course DesignerNational Level 3National Level 3National Level 2

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