The Walking Horse Report has just confirmed that as of May 23, 2005 Judy Martin has been terminated as the Director of Judges for The National Horse Show Commission. Martin was hired for this position in February of 2003. Since that time, she has served as director of judges including holding judges applicant schools and judging seminars as well as pursuing complaints of improper judging.

We have contacted both Lonnie Messick and Judy Martin for comment and we will update you as more information becomes available.