Veteran Horse and Rider Dressage Series, hosted on behalf of the Veteran Horse Society by British Dressage, Kindly Supported by Allen and Page
Veteran Horse Championships
In 2017 we will be closing Membership for Dressage on 20th September 2017, as we begin a month of Championship Shows.
Once you have your 3 scores of 60% and over, and have your BD and VHS membership number, you may enter directly with Vale View Equestrian. Please do not leave this to the last minute to avoid disappointment.
Membership can be obtained quickly and we do not retain your horses passport for any length of time. We encourage people to join or renew as yearly in the season as possible to gain full advantage of the benefits of membership.
Run at Introductory to Advanced Medium level this series is for horses that are 15 and over and are registered with the Veteran Horse Society.
There will be a Prix St Georges section for horses 15-19 years only registered with the Veteran Horse Society.
To qualify directly for the final, horse and rider combinations must achieve three scores of 60% or above, gained between the 01 October and the 30 September of the current year.
All horses and riders must be eligible for Bronze or Silver at the level they wish to qualify in accordance with BD rules.
Scores can be gained in Team Quest, My Quest or regular affiliated competitions.
To be eligible to qualify, horses need to be a member of the Veteran Horse Society, and have a BD Associate Horse registration.
To qualify riders must be a paid BD member, including BYRDS/Quest Club; however, t0 compete in the final all riders must be full BD members.
Horses and riders competing at Novice level or above will need to be fully registered or compete on a class ticket to qualify.
Horses must be 15 years or over, taken from the 01 January in the year in which they were born. Horse and rider must be eligible for the relevant section in accordance with Team Quest/My Quest/ BD rules.
Combinations may compete and qualify at different levels but can only compete in two levels/classes at the final (excluding qualification for the Veteran Riders Championships).
To register, qualification please contact Karen Beaumont Karen.firstname.lastname@example.org or Karen Beaumont, British Dressage, Meriden Business Park, Copse Drive, Meriden, West Midlands, CV5 9RG.
The final will be held in the autumn of each year running alongside the Veteran rider Championship.
At the final there will be two sections at each level (Introductory to Advanced Medium with prizes to both sections. There will be one section for Prix St Georges for horses 15- 19 years only.
Horses aged 15 – 19 taken from the 01 January in the year in which they were born.
Horses aged 20 years and over taken from the 01 January in the year in which they were born.
The winning combination at each level in the final will not be eligible for the same level in future years and must compete at a higher level.