Veteran Horse & Rider British Dressage Championships
Associated Championships (Veteran Horse)
The Veteran Associated Dressage Championship will again be held at Vale View in Leicestershire
Dates are available on the British Dressage website.
Please follow the link below for more information.
The Veteran Horse Dressage Championships are run in partnership with British Dressage (BD). They form part of the British Dressage Veteran Horse and Rider Championships and will be run in accordance with BD rules.
The qualifying year runs from 1st January 2023 to 31st August 2023.
Veteran Horse Dressage is open to all horses/ponies 15 years and over and will be in split into two age categories: 15-19 years and 20+ years.
The levels included in the Veteran Horse Dressage Championships are as follows:-
Intro Elementary PSG
Novice Advanced Medium
Both horse and rider must be eligible for the level they are competing at.
In accordance with the new competition structure implemented by BD on 1st January 2023, only those combinations competing in the bronze or silver sections of the relevant level will be eligible for the Veteran Horse Dressage Championships.
Combinations are able to qualify in different levels but can only compete within two levels at the final Championships. Combinations must be eligible for Bronze, Silver or Gold sections for the level they wish to qualify in accordance with BD Rules.
Combinations must achieve 3 scores of 60% or above at the same level to gain qualification to compete in the Veteran Horse Dressage Championship. Off shore is 2 scores over 60%.
Qualifying scores can only be achieved at regular BD affiliated competitions, Team Quest or
My Quest fixtures.
Riders must have full BD membership (Club for Intro level) and horses must have Full BD registrations (Club for Intro level) to be able to compete within the Championships. To gain qualification you are able to be: Intro-Prelim Bronze: Club/Full/Ticket/Trial then Prelim Silver, Novice and above- Full/Ticket/Trial.
More information can be found on the website www.britishdressage.co.uk
On-line Dressage - Equitest
Equitest & Veteran Horse Society Online Dressage Championship League 2023.
Full information available directly from www.equitest.co.uk
EQUITEST® will be offering an online dressage platform league exclusive to the Veteran Horse Society online dressage members.
EQUITEST® VHS Dressage League dates are available on the Equitest website.
VHS Online Dressage membership required. A VHS Online Dressage Membership card will be supplied. This must be shown to the camera before you begin filming your test. To apply, visit: www.veteran-horse-society.co.uk
Spurs are not permitted
Entries must be made into the correct age category.
VHS age badges must be worn.
There is no limit to how many times you enter, providing you choose a different test in your horse/ pony’s age group
The online classes will include
EQUITEST® Intro League – Horses / Ponies aged 15-19yrs
EQUITEST® Intro League – Horses / Ponies aged 20-24yrs
EQUITEST® Intro League – Horses / Ponies aged 25yrs & over
EQUITEST® Preliminary League – Horses / Ponies aged 15-19yrs
EQUITEST® Preliminary League – Horses / Ponies aged 20-24yrs
EQUITEST® Preliminary League – Horses / Ponies aged 25yrs & over
EQUITEST® Novice League – Horses / Ponies aged 15-19yrs
EQUITEST® Novice League – Horses / Ponies aged 20-24yrs
EQUITEST® Novice League – Horses / Ponies aged 25yrs & over
EQUITEST® Open League – Horses / Ponies aged 15-19yrs
EQUITEST® Open League – Horses / Ponies aged 20-24yrs
EQUITEST® Open League – Horses / Ponies aged 25yrs & over