Ulla Hudson has ridden and trained to Grand Prix. She is an internationally qualified dressage and Icelandic teacher, instructor, trainer and rider. She is available as a clinician for dressage and Icelandic clinics in Europe, Central, South & North America. She is an experienced clinician at all levels through FEI.  


USDF Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals,

German F.N. Gold, Silver and Bronze Medals

Reitlehrer, German F.N. Trainer "A" license

Certified Dressage and Jumping Coach, German FN

USDF Region V, Champion Intermediare I, 2006

She has ridden and trained at Grand Prix.


Ulla Hudson (née Ulla Junginger) was born and trained in Germany. She has a lifetime of experience with horses of all types. She is a certified Riding Instructor by the German National Equestrian Federation (German F.N. Trainer "A" license). She teaches riding and dressage around the world.  She lives in the United States, between Santa Fe & Albuquerque in New Mexico and in Otterndorf, Germany.

Ulla has the German FN Gold, Silver & Bronze Medals, and the USDF Gold, Silver & Bronze Medals. She has shown, ridden and trained horses from Training Level to Grand Prix. The USDF selected her as a demonstration rider for the Kyra Kyrklund Symposium.

Ulla has trained in dressage around the world under such well known teachers as Stephan Kiesewetter, Christine Traurig, Kyra Kyrklund, Charlotte Bredahl, Kathleen Raine, Rudolf Zeilinger, Gerd Zuther, Sonja Vracko, Rick Klaasen, Shirley Rector, Hubertus Schmidt and Debbie McDonald.

She has ridden and trained the Westfalen stallion Widor to Grand Prix and the imported Oldenburg mare Rising Sun, from First level to Intermediare II. In 2006 she was the USDF Region V Champion at Intermediare I on Rising Sun. She formerly competed under the name of Ulla Bassalleck. She was undefeated in all eight second level classes at Pantano in 1998. Her average score was 71.16 and won the second level high-point award.

Ulla introduced the Icelandic horse to New Mexico almost twenty years ago and since then has continued to train, breed and import Icelandics.

She is married to well known Albuquerque physician, Patrick Hudson MD, FACS.. They have four children. Dr. Hudson is a native of England, and a longtime supporter of dressage in the United States. He sponsors dressage clinics, and has sponsored the national USDF symposium featuring Conrad Schumacher.

Ulla Hudson FN
Experienced international clinician for dressage and Icelandic riders

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