Tuesday April 23, 2019
Dressage

Want to get involved in dressage? Contact Lisa Smith or Ann Addington and put your name on the list for one of the popular dressage rallies. Team Training takes place in the lead up to Area Competitions.

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Dressage Areas will be Friday 28th July 2019 in Radcot. There will be teams for Junior, Novice, Intermediate and Open. All but the Junior teams will be competing for a place at the Dressage Championships at Cholmondley Castle in August.

  • There will also be a more relaxed competition running alongside the Areas, for the new Grassroots Regional Championships at Rectory Farm on the 24th August.

Regional Dressage

Any age and height. Can’t represent the branch at Novice or above in other disciplines.

Novice Dressage
Any age and height. Combination can’t compete at higher levels in eventing in the current or previous years, but can compete at any level for SJ or Tetrathlon.

Intermediate and Open Dressage
Any age and height.

DRESSAGE TEAM TRAINING – Team Trainer – Shaun

Eligibility Rules: online

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If you have any concerns about what level you can do in the different competitions please contact Nicola Cammack on nicolacammack@yahoo.com for clarification.

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OBHPC Member Rebecca Bell on Sunny

 

AREA DRESSAGE TEAMS 2019

 The team selectors are gathering names and information preparing for the long lists for Area dressage.  The final squads will be announced in the 2nd week of June to take half term results into consideration.  Please read to the end of this email before responding and even those who have already expressed interest, should reply:

 Rules:

  • Must have renewed Membership renewed by 28th February 2019
  • Or if a new member by 31st March 2019 . Please note: Members who have transferred from another Branch within the past 14 months should check with Amelia or Alison that they are eligible to compete in Area competitions that are qualifiers for the Championships. However, there are no restrictions on time of joining for the Regional Champs.
  • Team members are expected to be active Pony Club members throughout the year.
  • Potential team members should do a minimum of 3 rallies by 1st June at least one of which should be a dressage rally.
  • Horse and rider combination to have been seen by Amelia Macpherson, dressage manager, and attended dressage rallies in the current year in order to be added to the long-list.
  • Combinations should demonstrate their ability at the required level in competitions and/or at relevant rallies before 5th June when the final squad will be selected.
  • The final squad are strongly encouraged to attend the squad training sessions, at which point Teams and Individuals will be finalized.
  • No rider may ride at Regionals if previously ridden in any discipline at Novice or above or plan to in 2018

If you would like to be considered for the Area Dressage Competition in 2018 you must make sure that you are out competing:

Local venues include: 

Lyford Stud, https://www.horse-events.co.uk/horse-events/lyford-stud-dressage-series020618-2/  East Soley EQ  http://eastsoley.com/competitions/  Huntershttp://www.huntersequestrian.co.uk/events/

If you would like to be considered please send your details – name/ age / pony name and height / and results including %, place, date, test, venue, judge and whether it was affiliated to any organisation eg BD/BE/Riding Club/NSEA  These results can be from a One Day Event or Combined Training in addition to pure dressage.  Please send these   as soon as possible to:  addington.ann@gmail.com 

Please state the level you wish to be considered for (these are detailed at the end of this email with a link to the relevant Dressage Test to be used at areas) and  ensure that

  • You are eligible for that level. 
  • You are available for
    • the Area Competition on 26th July 2018, Frampton Court, Frampton on Seven (exact details tbcf)
    • ChampionshipsOpen / Intermediate / Novice 17th – 21nd August 2018 (exact day TBC) Cholmondeley Castle, Cheshire
    • Regionals 25th August 2018,  Rectory Farm, Duntisbourne Abbots, Cirencester, GL7 7JW

 

The long list will predominantly be based on interest expressed and attendance and ability demonstrated at rallies over the winter and spring, but if you know if anyone else that you feel should be on the list please let us know.  Please note that inclusion on the initial long list does not guarantee a team place, and names are listed in no particular order.

 PC Dressage 2018

 LEVELS and SPECIFIC ELIGIBILITY

 Open:

PC Open Dressage test 2015

http://www.pcuk.org/uploads/dressage/Open_Dressage_2015_TS.3.pdf

 No further restrictions.

 Intermediate:

Test: PC Intermediate Dressage Test 2013

http://www.pcuk.org/uploads/dressage/Intermediate_DR_2013_TS.3.pdf

 Horse & rider combination:

 1 Not to have competed at Open Area dressage or above in previous years.

2 Not to have won any BD or DI points at Elementary level or above (DR38IntAii)

3 Not to have competed at BD or DI Medium level or above (BD38IntAii)

 Novice

Test:  PC Novice Dressage Test 2018

http://www.pcuk.org/uploads/dressage/Novice_DR_2018_TS.pdf

 Rider:

 1 Not to have competed at Open Area level in Dressage or Eventing in the current year

or to have done so previously. (BD38NovAi)

 2 Not to have won any BD or DI points (not including BD Preliminary points).

 3 Not to have competed at BD or DI Elementary level or above. (DR38NovAiii)

 Open Novice:

 This is a new/extra section this year and entries are to be co-ordinated by Amelia Macpherson

Rider:

1 Open to members who wish to ride a novice / younger horse at Novice level but are

not eligible due to having ridden at Open Area level previously. Individual only.

 Regional:

 PC Grassroots Dressage Test 2018

http://www.pcuk.org/uploads/dressage/Grassroots_2018_TS.pdf

Rider:

 1 Not to have competed at Novice level or above in any Dressage or Eventing Area

Competition.

PLEASE NOTE: OBHPC requirements above which exceed this rule.

Horse & rider combination:

 1 Not to have competed above Prelim level with BD or DI

 2 Not to have previously competed in their Dengie Winter League Area Competition.

 IT IS THE PARENT’S RESPONSIBILITY TO ENSURE THAT BOTH RIDER AND HORSE ARE ELIGIBLE AND QUALIFIED FOR SELECTION, AND REMAIN SO THROUGH TO THE CHAMPIONSHIPS.

THE ABOVE IS A GUIDE ONLY AND FULL RULES ARE AVAILABLE ON THE PONY CLUB WEBSITE

 

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