Julie Winkel has been a licensed Hunter, Equitation, Hunter Breeding and Jumper judge since 1984. She has officiated at prestigious events such as Devon, Harrisburg, Washington International, Capital Challenge, The Hampton Classic and Upperville Horse Shows. She has designed the courses and judged the ASPCA Maclay Finals, The USEF Medal Finals and The New England Equitation Finals.
Julie has trained and shown hunters and jumpers to the top level, nationally as well as internationally. She was a winner of multiple Grand Prix competitions and many Hunter championships during her career.
Ms. Winkel sits on the Board Of Directors for USHJA is the Chair of the USHJA Judges Committee, serves as co-chair for Officials Committee for the USHJA, serves on National Hunter committee, is the co-chair of the Licensed Officials Committee for the USEF as well as Chair of Continuing Education. She serves on the Trainer Certification Program committee for the USHJA, the Zone 10 Jumper Committee, as well as the Emerging Athlete Program committee, and Trainer Symposium committee.