April 2, 2012, at Diamond W Arena in Alvarado, Texas, APHA judge applicants evaluated 14 live classes with six horses each before returning to a classroom setting to judge nine filmed classes. Applicant testing also included a closed rule book test and an interview with the Judges Committee. Thirteen applicants tested; 11 were approved as Temporary Status judges. They are:
· John Anderson – Broomfield, Colorado · Jennifer Cignoni – Scottsdale, Arizona · Lynda Danielson – Streator, Illinois · Kevin Ester – Laurens, South Carolina · Brad Kearns – Grayslake, Illinois · Lisa Ligon – Gainesville, Texas · Jill Paxton – Johnson, Iowa · Mark Russell – Beebe, Arkansas · Pamela Miner Scott – Clermont, Florida · Terry Thompson – Aubrey, Texas · Betsy Tuckey – Liberty, Kentucky
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