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Avon Riding Centre’s Winter Dressage series is the perfect place to take your horse over the winter. With fantastic facilities and a relaxed, welcoming atmosphere it suits all ages and abilities, whether you are looking to take your horse out to increase their, and your confidence own, or you need somewhere to go to get in dressage test practice.

Entries are £13 per class and are available on My Riding Diary HERE. Class 1 is split into 3 sections Lead Rein, Under 14yrs and Open, this is subject to a minimum of 3 entries per section, full Terms & Conditions are below. If you have any questions regarding entries for the winter dressage series please contact 0117 9590266.

Sunday 22nd September  – ENTER ONLINE

Class 1 – Intro A (2008)

Class 2 – Prelim 1 (2006)

Class 3 – Prelim 14 (2006)

Class 4 – Novice 24 (2010)

Class 5 – Novice 28 (2008)

Sunday 20th October – ENTER ONLINE

Class1 – Intro B (2009)

Class 2 – Prelim 7 (2002)

Class 3 – Prelim 12 (2005)

Class 4 – Novice 30 (2006)

Class 5 – Elementary 42 (2008)

Sunday 17th November  – ENTER ONLINE

Class 1 – ARC Test 3 (2014)

Class 2 – Prelim 2 (2016)

Class 3 – Prelim 18 (2002)

Class 4 – Novice 27 (2007)

Class 5 – Novice 34 (2009)

Sunday 15th December – ENTER ONLINE

Class 1 – Intro C (2016)

Class 2 – Prelim 13 (2006)

Class 3 – Prelim 14 (2006)

Class 4 – Novice 34 (2009)

Class 5 – Elementary 44 (2002)

Sunday 16th February – ENTER ONLINE

Class 1 – ARC Test 3 (2014)

Class 2 – Prelim 1 (2006)

Class 3 – Prelim 7 (2002)

Class 4 – Novice 24 (2010)

Class 5 –  Novice 27 (2007)

Sunday 15th March- ENTER ONLINE

Class 1 – Intro B (2009)

Class 2 – Prelim 18 (2002)

Class 3 – Prelim 15 (2008)

Class 4 – Novice 28 (2008)

Class 5 – Elementary 42 (2008)

Sunday 19th April (End of Season Championship) – ENTER ONLINE

Class 1 – Intro A (2008)

Class 2 – Prelim 2 (2016)

Class 3 – Prelim 14 (2006)

Class 4 – Novice 34 (2009)

Class 5 – Elementary 49 (2009)

Winter Dressage Series 2019/20 Terms and Conditions

 

Dressage Entries

Entries must be received with fee of £13 per class the Tuesday before each competition. Entries cannot be transferred or cancelled from this date. Entries are to be completed via MyRidingLife – links are above. If you have any questions regarding entries please contact the Centre on 0117 9590266.

Class 1 for each competition will be divided into three sections, lead rein, riders under 14 years and open. This is subject to receiving a minimum of three entries per section.

Avon Riding Centre tests can be downloaded from the information page.

For test times please see the website or call 0117 959 0266 on the Friday before each competition from 2pm.

Dressage Rules

To be run under British Dressage rules.

Walk and Trot tests are designed for genuine new to dressage riders and inexperienced horses and ponies not previously placed 1st – 3rd at Prelim level or above. Others can enter at HC only.

Horses and ponies with affiliated points over Novice level HC only. Test callers allowed. Horses and ponies must be 4 years and over.

Trophies must be returned to Avon Riding Centre by 12th March 2020.

Competitors must wear correct dress, footwear and hard hat. Hard hats must conform to current safety standards with a 3 point harness and chin straps must be fastened while mounted.

Competitors under 18 must be supervised by an adult. A qualified first aider will be in attendance.

All classes are ridden in indoor arena. Warm up in outdoor arena and must be done with consideration to others, with a maximum of 6 horses at a time and no sooner than 40 min before test time.

All horses are to be vaccinated to date and not be carrying any infectious diseases.

No mucking out of trailers/horse boxes on site. Droppings must be cleared from all areas. Dogs must be kept on leads and are not permitted inside buildings, except guide dogs.

Objections must be handed to an official in writing within 15 minutes of the end of a class with a £20 deposit. No refund of entry fees unless accompanied by a doctors or vets note.

Results will be posted on the website within two weeks of each competition.  Please do not request them prior to this.

Abusive behaviour towards any of the officials will not be tolerated and the offender will be asked to withdraw with no refund.

The organisers reserve the right to cancel classes, limit entries or amend rules at their discretion.

The Avon Riding Centre staff, volunteers, landowners or anyone acting on their behalf will not be held responsible for any loss/accident to persons, animals or property. Riders and spectators enter at their own risk.