Qualifications

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Christine Rolando

Founder & CEO Signet Equine Institute – 2010

Founder & CEO Signet Equine Appraisals – Since 1980

Executive Director Literacy Orange 2007 – current
Executive Director Winslow Therapeutic Center 2003 – 2005
Director of Development, Event & Marketing 1998 – 2002
Board Member 1997
Equine Program Director & Development Director Big Oak Ranch 1989 – 1996

Qualifications of Appraiser: 30 years experience in the field
American Society of Equine Appraiser – Registration #0173 – Lifetime member

Education:
Associates of Science Degree: Major in Equine Science
Centenary College, Hackettstown, New Jersey
Pennsylvania State University – State College, Pennsylvania
1984 Visiting Student Program – Animal Science
Representative Horse Judging Team (1984)
World Championships Quarter Horse Congress, Oklahoma City:
High Point Individual Halter Conformation Judging
High Point Individual Performance and Oral Reasons
AQHA Congress, Columbus Ohio

Experience:
As owner and Manager of a horse farm I have bought and sold hundreds of horses in the past 30 years. I have imported and exported abroad. I have also shown horses in a variety of disciplines and breeds.
Master of Ceremonies & Youth Director – Arabian Nationals Youth Judging Competition, New Mexico
Conference Speaker – Equus Expo – 1987- Cherry Hill Racetrack, NJ
American Horse Council – 20th National Convention – Conference Speaker, Washington DC
NARHA – 2003 – National Conference
Who’s Who in Arabian Horses

Professional Organizations:
American Society of Equine Appraisers
Arabian Horse Association
American Quarter Horse Association
Cornell Cooperative Extension Equine Advisory Board Member 2007 – 2011
EGALA – Member
North American Riding for the Handicapped
New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association
NY Agri-Woman District Leader 2010 – 2011
President Warwick Valley Chamber of Commerce, 2003, 2004
President Elect Middletown Rotary Club 2010, 2011
United States Dressage Federation

Courses Completed:
Principle of Valuation – American Society of Equine Appraisers
Advanced Principles of Valuation
University of Kentucky – Equine Law Conference 2003, 2004, 2005
Expert Witness for U.S. Bankruptcy Court, State Supreme Court, Divorce, Civil, Tax and other litigation cases.

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