Kingsweston Road, Henbury, Bristol, BS10 7QT

Winter Dressage 2018/19 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. To enter call 0117 9590266 and have card details ready.

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.