Monday May 29, 2023
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Would you like to get involved in PONY CLUB DRESSAGE?

OBHPC Member Rebecca Bell on Sunny – One day this could be you!


Rebecca Bell on Sunny




We actively support everyone and any one of our members who would like to learn more, progress or to be considered for our Dressage teams.  All the Dressage rallies are open to all and work  towards  improving the  horse and rider for a better partnership together,  encouraging you to realise your full potential  and of course the fun of riding with your friends under the instruction of fantastic Coaches.








Dressage Team Managers for 2023 will be:

Lisa Smith

Ann Addington


Team Trainers and Managers 2023

Carol Starkey – Regional Coach

Rob Lumb – Area Coach

We would be delighted for you to be included in one of our Dressage teams – and this can be at any level.  Just Contact any of the above and they will help with any queries.  All our Coaches work as a team so all rallies be it Combined Training, Eventing Clinics, Polework Rallies, other Dressage rallies count  etc, as  all coaches happy to assess and provide information to the Team Trainers and Managers

Please read the PC Rules for Dressage 2023 attached on the link below very carefully please:

  • potential team members should do a minimum of 3 rallies by 30th June 2023, some of which must be specific to the relevant discipline and in the current year, on the relevant horse or pony.
  • The rally can be with any of our team coaches; it need not be the one coaching your level at the Areas.
  • All members of the final squads will be expected to attend team training, dates for which will be available from 1st May, and should assume they will be competing at the Area competition and potentially qualifying for the relevant Championships.
  • All horses / ponies must have an up to date vaccination certificate (please check with your vet if not sure) to compete at Area Competitions and the Championships. Passports will be checked during training rallies.

Please remember to check the  Criteria for Team Selection 2023

If you are keen to be considered, please complete the attached results form as you go and send to Lisa Powell – Good Luck!


Key Area Dressage Dates for 2023:

July 2 Area 9 70 cm dressage qualifier tbcf

July 9 Area 9 Dressage – Badminton

August 11- 19 – PONY CLUB CHAMPIONSHIPS (timetable will be available closer to the time) – Offchurch Bury, CV33 9AR

August 26-28 – REGIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS – Rectory Farm, GL7 7JW

Final teams and Individual competitors will be confirmed as soon as possible, these will be decided based on both competition results and progress in training

We look forward to seeing you at rallies and in the meantime if you have any queries please do not hesitate to get in touch

Best wishes Lisa and Ann and