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British Dressage

Our BD Competitions are held on Weekends and Wednesdays - Wednesdays not starting before 2pm in term time. All classes and working in on indoor Andrews Bowen surfaces. Ample parking. No lunging. Entries to be made online via Horse Monkey.
Our British Dressage dates 2022/23:
 Schedules for each competition can be found on Horse Monkey.

 

November
  • Wednesday 2nd BD
  • Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th BD & Para
December
  • Wednesday 7th BD
  • Saturday 10th BD

January

  • Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th BD & Para
  • Wednesday 18th BD

February

  • Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th BD & Para
  • 11th - 15th WINTER REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS
  • 24th - 26th PARA CHAMPIONSHIPS

March

  • 7th - 12th PREMIER LEAGUE
  • Wednesday 29th
Please see below:

Rules/Etiquette of the Collecting Ring

  • Run under BD Rules – find the rulebook for information regarding competitor dress etc here - https://bit.ly/3xjJrWo
  • Declare to the collecting ring steward.
  • Maximum of 8 riders to be working in at any one time.
  • No lunging.
  • No leading.
  • Pass other riders left hand to left hand.
  • When walking, come onto the inside track to allow those in trot/canter to go round the outside.
  • No halting on the track.
  • When standing, do so in a corner so you are not in the way of others continuing to work in.
  • Teaching may only be done via earphones/headsets – there must be no teaching from in the collecting ring.
  • Spectators/Grooms to be stood behind the barriers or in the gallery.
  • Please remember take boots off before your test.
  • You will be called in 2 minutes before your allocated time.
  • Please respect all staff and other competitors.
  • Inappropriate language or behaviour will not be tolerated.

Ribbons

  • Red ribbons indicate a horse who is likely to kick out.
  • Green ribbons indicate a young or inexperienced horse.
  • White ribbons indicate a horse who is for sale.
  • Blue ribbons indicate a stallion – accompanied by a Stallion Disc on the bridle.

No refunds for withdrawals or transfer of entries will be accepted once entries have closed.