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Series Elite Dressage Performance Award

The RoR Elite Dressage Performance Award, in conjunction with British Dressage, recognises former GB raced horses competing at the higher levels in Affiliated dressage.

2019 Winner

Winner - Quadrille
Owned by - HM The Queen
Ridden by - Louise Robson

2018 Winner

Winner - Cheeky Wee Red
Owned and Ridden by Alice Pullem

2017 Winner

Winner - Jimmy Hay
Owned and Ridden by - Jenny Bulman


Eligibility: To be eligible your horse must be GB raced, fully registered with British Dressage and have current Competition Membership registration with RoR. Rider eligibility – must have full BD Membership and must be 15yrs and over at 1st January 2021.

To encourage competition, all previous winners (1st placed horses) will no longer be eligible to win 1st place in the same competition in subsequent years.

In 2021 RoR will offer a prize of £1000 and a RoR branded rug to the winner of the ELITE Performance Award for Dressage.

There will be a prize for each finalist.

The ELITE Performance Award for Dressage is open to horse/rider combinations competing at Advanced Medium level and above.

The Elite Performance Award for Dressage Championship Final will take place at the RoR Goffs UK National Championships 2021.

  • The class will be for qualified horse/rider combinations.
  • The Championship Final will be judged as a Freestyle Test at Advanced Medium level or above.

Qualification criteria:

The top 6 horses from the RoR Dressage Horse Special at the RoR National Championships.

RoR Dressage Horse SPECIAL – PYO AM 98 or PSG (see qualification criteria Northern Dressage Horse Series)

The qualification period is 01.12.20 to 31.07.21 inclusive and no exception.

Entries for the Championships open on 01.07.21 and close on 01.08.21 via Horse Monkey

Post your qualifying score sheets to:

RoR Dressage Coordinator, RoR, Penfold Building, Westfield Farm, East Garston, Hungerford, Berkshire RG17 7HG

If you would like your sheets returned (after the competition), a SAE with a minimum of £1.80 postage must be supplied.

The ELITE Performance Award winner’s prize will be presented at an Awards Ceremony – date tbc.