Unaffiliated Dressage competitions are a great way to get started with competitive dressage, and can also be used prepare your horse for eventing or affiliated dressage competitions. The summer series which is sponsored by Le Mieux includes classes from Intro to Elementary. Whether you’re just getting started or you’re progressing through the levels, you’ll find a competition that’s perfect for you
Eland Lodge is proud to be a well organised, professional and friendly competition venue. All dressage competitions are held on our Andrews Bowen Pro Wax surface.
Entry Fee: £18 per class. Entries close one week prior to the competition, or earlier if the event is oversubscribed. Late entries may be accepted after the closing date if space permits, these will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. A £3 late entry fee per class will apply.
Dressage Tests for this competition are: Intro B, Prelim 7, Prelim 14, Novice 27, Novice 28, Elementary 49 and Elementary 50.
All tests are the latest versions of those produced by BD. Tests can be purchased from their website www.britishdressage.co.uk.
Each class will be split into Juniors and Seniors (provided there is more than one Junior rider in the class).
This competition is run under British Dressage Rules
Please see our competition and site rules, and health, safety and legal information.
Our Current Vaccination Rules & Requirements apply to this event.
A horse & rider combination is eligible to compete in the following classes, providing they have not yet reached the number of British Dressage points stated below:
Intro: 50 Points at Preliminary and none at any levels above
Preliminary: 100 points at Preliminary or above
Novice: 100 points at Novice or above
Elementary: 75 points at Elementary or above
Start times will be published 48 hours before the event and will be available on this event page.
Competitors are to declare at the secretary’s trailer before entering the warm up arena.
Cancellation & Withdrawals
You will receive a 100% refund up to one week prior to the event. After this date you will be refunded only if we can fill your space.
If you would like to withdraw please contact us via email or phone.
For further information about cancellation and refunds please click here.
Rosettes and Prizes
Rosettes and prizes will now be awarded in accordance with the following scale (as a minimum, additional rosettes/prizes may also be awarded at the discretion of the organiser).
Number of Starters
No. of Rosettes awarded
Further Rosettes will be awarded for every additional 3 riders above this number.
Number of Starters
2 - 5
6 - 9
1st £20, 2nd £15
10 - 13
1st £20, 2nd £15, 3rd £10
14 - 17
1st £20, 2nd £15, 3rd £10, 4th £8
18 - 21
1st £20, 2nd £15, 3rd £10, 4th £8, 5th £5
Further £5 prizes will be awarded for every additional 4 riders above this number.
The aim of UK Riders is to give the unaffiliated competitor the opportunity to take part in a UK National Championship. Qualifiers are held around the country in dressage and showjumping. Successful partnerships then compete at the National Championship Finals. For further information please visit www.ukriders.co.uk.
If you score 58% or over (Intro to Elementary) during April to August you will qualify for The David Broome Event Centre Championships of GB. If you score 58% or over (Intro to Elementary) during September to March you will qualify for The David Broome Event Centre Winter League Finals.
Sponsored by: Le Mieux