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Retraining of Racehorses
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RoR Dressage Series
In 2013, the RoR Elite Dressage Performance Award with British Dressage will again offer significant prizes. There is also the Racehorse to Dressage Horse Series for Preliminary, Novice and Elementary levels, as well as an unaffiliated and veteran competitions.
RoR Elite Dressage Performance Award
In 2013 the RoR Elite Dressage Performance Award in association with British Dressage (BD) will offer a first prize of £2,500 and a second prize of £500.
To encourage competition, from January 2012 all previous winners (1st placed horses) will no longer be eligible to win 1st place in the same competition in subsequent years.
The Dressage Performance Award is open to any level, from grassroots to the higher levels. To be eligible your horse must be a Weatherbys registered thoroughbred, have raced in GB, and be registered with RoR and BD. The winner will be the horse with the most points in British Dressage from 1st January to 31st October 2013.
The prizes will be presented at an Awards Ceremony in January 2014.
To enter for the award, owners or riders simply have to register their horses with RoR and BD. Provided the horse is eligible, the points will accumulate automatically through the year.
For more information contact RoR or Karen Beaumont, British Dressage, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warwickshire, CV8 2RJ, T: 02476 698830 E:firstname.lastname@example.org W: www.britishdressage.co.uk
RoR Racehorse to Dressage Horse Series 2013
Run at Prelim, Novice and Elementary this series is for horses that have raced in GB and are registered with RoR. The RoR Racehorse to Dressage Horse Series culminates in a Final with a prize fund of £2,000 (1st £300, 2nd £200, 3rd £100 in each of the three sections), including rugs to each of the winners.
Prelim Qualification: There will be 11 specific RoR Prelim qualifiers (see dates below). The classes are open to any horse registered with RoR, ridden by any full BD member regardless of rider group. In addition all horses must have a minimum of a BD associate horse registration which is free of charge.
The top three non-qualified horses from each class will qualify for the RoR final. RoR will provide rosettes to all who compete in these classes. See below for venues and dates for qualifiers.
Novice and Elementary Qualification: To qualify to compete in the final, riders must submit two qualifying test sheets with a percentage of 62% (or above), gained in any regular BD competition from 1st January through to 30th September.
Sheets need to be sent direct to RoR (originals not copies) in order to log your qualification. Qualifying can come from Open, Restricted or Training sections; please note that in addition to being registered with RoR, horses must be registered with BD or compete on a ticket to compete at Novice level and above and must comply with BD rules for that level as laid out in the BD rule book.
RoR Final: The Final will take place at the Vale View Equestrian Centre, Nr Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, alongside their High Profile Show from 31st October to 3rd November 2013. Full details of fees, entry criteria and closing date will be published on the Vale View High Profile Show schedule.
Horses may compete in a maximum of two levels at the RoR Racehorse to Dressage Horse Final. The dressage tests for the Final are Class 1 P19, Class 2 N35 and Class 3 E53. There will only be one Open class at each level at the Final. Classes will not be split into open and restricted. No BD grading points will be awarded for the Prelim Qualifiers or any of the RoR Final classes.
RoR North West Unaffiliated Dressage Series 2013: at Crow Wood Equestrian Centre, Burnley, Lancashire. The Series is open to all ex-racehorses registered with RoR and riders over 16 years old. There will be three levels of qualification - prelim, novice and elementary. Qualifying classes are on 31st March, 28th April, 26th May, 30th June, 28th July, 25th August, 19th September with a Championship held on 29th September. To enter visit www.crowwoodequestrian.com or for more information contact the RoR Regional Co-ordinator Anne Parkinson E: email@example.com, T: 07807 890903.
Unaffiliated Dressage Competition at Addington Manor: Addington Manor Equestrian Centre in Buckinghamshire will include RoR registered horses at their Unaffiliated Dressage Competitions. There are 7 classes at each show ranging from Prelim. to Advanced which run October to March with a Championship in April and the Summer Shows run from May to August with a Championship in September. Starting at this year's Winter shows there will be a special RoR rosette plus prizes sponsored by Stromsholm to the highest placed RoR horse in each class. Stromsholm will also sponsor sashes and prizes at the Championships for the highest placed RoR horses. For further information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Trailblazers: RoR together with Trailblazers will run an unaffiliated series for horses registered with RoR. There will be classes nationwide with a championship at the Trailblazers Championships at Stoneleigh in July 2013. Visit our Trailblazers section for more information.
In 2013, Veteran Horse Showing will be putting on a retrained racehorse dressage test at their Veteran Horse Dressage National Finals on 22nd September at Hargate Arena in Derbyshire. To qualify horses must be 15 years old or over, have raced in GB and be registered with RoR. RoR will be presenting rosettes and prizes. For more information visit www.veteran-horse-showing.co.uk
RoR Dressage in Scotland in 2013
A number of qualifiers (see dates below) are being held in conjunction with the Riding Clubs in Scotland to encourage RoR horses and riders to have fun and enjoy riding either a Prelim or Novice Test, with the final being held at SNEC on 8th September 2013.
The first three in each test qualify and receive a qualifying rosette. The competition is open to all ex-racehorses, but in order to compete at the final you must register with the RoR (which is free).
Organised by RoR Regional Co-ordinator Carol Magee, T: 07811 460380, E: email@example.com
2013 RoR/SEIB Elite Performance Awards Results
The 2013 winners of the RoR/South Essex Insurance Brokers (SEIB) Elite Dressage Performance Award in association with British Dressage (BD) with a first prize of £2,500 and a second prize of £500 are:
Results to follow shortly.
The prizes will be presented at the British Breeding Breeders' Dinner and Awards Ceremony in January 2014.
RoR Racehorse to Dressage Series 2013 Final Results
We are delighted to announce this year's winners and also to congratulate each and every one of them.
ROR P19 - Prelim
1st - Sonya Fitch Peyton - Blue Java (74.54%)
2nd - Sarah Wade - Magical Song (70%)
3rd - Amanda Mills - Baikaline (68.18%)
ROR N35 - Novice
1st - Melissa Chapman - Awsaal (70.38%)
2nd - Sonya Fitch Peyton - Blue Java (70.38%),
3rd - Louise Robson - Quadrille (68.84%)
ROR E53 - Elementary
1st - Karen Baxter - Kahyasi Jack (69.70%)
2nd - Melissa Chapman - Awsaal (68.23%)
3rd - Nicole Turner - Galileo Figaro (67.64%)
RoR Racehorse to Dressage Horse Series - Qualifier Dates 2013
The dates for the RoR Racehorse to Dressage Horse Series qualifiers are listed below. Please see the overview above for more details.
12th May - EAST SOLELY, Berkshire
Results: 1st OLLIE GEORGE - Jane Taylor; 2nd START OF AUTHORITY - Janet Robinson; 3rd TODLEA - Helen Sanderson
15th May - CROW WOOD, Lancashire
Results: HIGH JACK - Louise Millar; 2nd EXCUSE ME - Helen Dutton; 3rd MAGICAL SONG - Sarah Wade
25th May - LADYLEYS, Aberdeenshire
Result: THE WICKED WITCH - Eloise Plant
11th June - SISSONS FARM, Cambridgeshire
Results: 1st NECKER - Michelle Sowman; 2nd RIFFLEALP - Natalie Pettit; 3rd SO IT IS - Sue Ward
4th July - SNAINTON, North Yorkshire
Results: 1st CHIVOLA - Vicky Smart; =2nd KATIMANDY - Laura Steele; =2nd BALLYSIMON - Joanne Earle; 3rd CONSPIRACY - Janet McDougall
27th July - ST LEONARDS, Cornwall -
1st New Team and Sarah Hedderly, 2nd Wild Hysteria - Clare Rollitt, 3rd Blue Monty - Lisa Heeley
28th July - FIELD HOUSE, Staffordshire
1st Native Caption -Tania Lambe, 2nd Next to Nothing - K Harrison,
3rd Snugfit - S Moreley
2nd August - BADGWORTH, Somerset
1st Stevey's Lad - Louise Hutchinson, 2nd Classical Act - Sue Patch, 3rd Blaise Wood- Bryony Close
24th August - ROWALLAN, Ayrshire
1st Dessert Forrest - Moira MacTaggart, 2nd George Rex - Kerry Mullin
31st August - SWALLOWFIELD, Warwickshire
1st Sand Martin - Amy Ferris, 2nd Baikaline - Amanda Mills, 3rd Blue Java - Sonya Fitch-Peyton
21st September - PACHESHAM, Surrey
1st Cornish Orchid - Deborah Winchester, 2nd Benny The Bat - Nicola Bates, 3rd Oisins Boy - Lucy Hanby
The Final will take place at the Vale View Equestrian Centre, Nr Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire, alongside their High Profile Show from 31st October to 3rd November 2013. Full details of fees, entry criteria and closing date will be published on the Vale View High Profile Show schedule.
Dressage Sheets to RoR by 16th October for Novice and Elementary. All entries to Vale View by 21st October 2013.
RoR Dressage in Scotland - Dates 2013
The RoR is holding a number of qualifiers in conjunction with the Riding Clubs in Scotland to encourage RoR horses and riders to have fun and enjoy riding either a Prelim or Novice Test, with the final being held at SNEC on 8th September 2013. The first three in each test qualify and receive a qualifying rosette.
11th May - Glenbrae Riding Club, www.glenbraeridingclub.co.uk
9th June - Inchcoonans Equestrian Centre, www.inchcoonansequestrian.co.uk
16th June - Tayside Dressage Group, www.taysidedressage.co.uk
26th June - Scottish Dressage Group, www.scottishdressagegroup.org.uk
29th June - Ladyleys Equestrian Centre, www.ladyleysridingclub.com
6th/7th July - Scottish National Equestrian Centre, www.snec.co.uk
7th July - Ettrick Forest Riders Association, www.ettrickforest.co.uk
7th July - Inchcoonans Equestrian - www.inchcoonansequestrian.co.uk
11th July - Gleneagles Equestrian, www.gleneagles.com
16th July - Forthview Riding Club, www.fvrc.co.uk
27th July - Ladyleys Equestrian Centre, www.ladyleysridingclub.com
3rd August - Muirmill Equestrian Centre, Ayrshire, www.muirmillec.co.uk
4th August - Inchcoonans Equestrian Centre, www.inchcoonansequestrian.co.uk
15th August - Gleneagles Equestrian, www.gleneagles.com
18th August - Muirmill Equestrian Centre, Ayrshire, www.muirmillec.co.uk
18th August - South Lammermuir Riding Club, Etal, www.southlammermuir.co.uk
8th September - Scottish National Equestrian Centre, www.snec.co.uk
Please go to the various websites and you can find all the information you require from each riding club. If you are having any problems please give Carol Magee a call on 07811 460380.
2012 RoR/SEIB Elite Performance Awards Results
The 2012 winners of the RoR/South Essex Insurance Brokers (SEIB) Elite Dressage Performance Award in association with British Dressage (BD) with a first prize of £2,500 and a second prize of £500 are:
1st WHATABOUTYA - ridden by Karen Mathers
2nd KERAYASI - ridden by Lauren Crouch
The prizes will be presented at the British Breeding Breeders' Dinner and Awards Ceremony in January 2013.