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Dressage Qualifiers & Championships

There are several team dressage opportunities, including Riding Tests and Dressage to Music.  In all cases where there is a team of 4, it is the best 3 scores which count.

2019 Winter Novice Qualifier at Sparsholt on Sunday 14th October 2018.

2019 Winter Intermediate Qualifier at Crofton Manor EC on Saturday 23rd March.

2019 National Championships Qualifier at Hurn EC, nr Bournemouth Airport on Sunday 21st July.

2019 Dressage to Music Qualifier at Woodington EC on Sunday 11th  August.

  Qualifier for Tests Teams of 4 Individuals Pairs  Area Qualifier Application form
Winter Novice Championships One Prelim
One Novice
2 Prelim & 2 Novice per team Yes, any test  No Passed Deadline: Fri 21 Sep 18 
Winter Intermediate Championships One Prelim
Two Novice
One Elementary
1 rides Prelim test
2 ride different Novice tests 
1 rides Elementary test
Yes, any test  No  

Passed Deadline: Fri 22 Feb


  PYO: Medium &/or Adv Med  No Yes  No  
National Championships          
– Senior Prelim  One Prelim 4 ride different Prelim tests Yes  No  
 – Senior Open  Three Novice
One Elementary
3 ride different Novice tests 
1 rides Elementary test
 Yes  No Application Form 
 – Pairs  One Novice Pair  No  No  Yes for all classes
 – Junior Indiv Elementary  One Elem  No  Yes  No  
 – Senior Indiv PYO  Medium &/or Adv Med  No  Yes  No   Passed Deadline:
 – Riding Test  One Prelim Riding Test
One Novice Riding Test
 2 ride the Prelim test
2 ride the Novice test
 Yes  No  Fri 21 Jun
 Dressage to Music  Prelim (juniors only)
PYO: Medium/ Adv Med
 No  All individuals.
Novice  is split; with & without points.
 Novice test – May be a mix of a Junior & a Senior Application Form 



Fri 12 Jul 

 Quadrille*  Freestyle to Music  Team of 4 wearing costumes  No  No  

*BVRC has not previously entered this competition and has no experience in producing a suitable performance.

At the National Championships, there are also classes for Veteran Horses, Veteran Riders and Teams of Four where the whole team rides the test in the arena at the same time. These are direct entry classes so no qualifiers are held.

Please refer to the BRC Handbook for eligibility criteria for each qualifier