Beth Baumert has been a USDF Certified Instructor since nearly the inception of the program, and she is an ”L” graduate with distinction of the USDF judges training program. Beth was the initial editor for Dressage Today magazine and later served as its technical editor for nearly 25 years. In that capacity, Beth was in constant contact with the best dressage riders in the world as they discussed and wrote about the technical aspects of dressage. From this depth of knowledge, Beth wrote her first book, When Two Spines Align, which was published by Trafalgar Square Books in 2014. It continues to serve as a “bible” for serious dressage riders. A German edition comes out in 2020 along with the first edition of the sequel, How Two Minds Meet. Beth is President and CEO of The Dressage Foundation (TDF), which is based in Lincoln, Nebraska. Beth and her husband Alan divide their time between Wellington FL and Columbia Lake in Connecticut.