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Series Elite Dressage Performance Award

The Elite Performance Award for Dressage is open to horse/rider combinations competing at advanced medium level and above who have qualified by achieving a top six placing in the RoR Dressage Horse Special.

2023 Winner

Winner - Fair Duchess
Owned and ridded by Jane Phillips

2022 Winner

Winner - My Diss Sire
Owned and Ridden by Judith Barker

2021 Winner

Winner - Crewezando
Owned and Ridden by - Patricia Haskins

Overview

Eligibility

For all RoR competition registered horses. Riders must be 15yrs and over on 1 January of current year. The Elite Performance Award for Dressage – for qualified combinations only.

Qualification criteria

Qualification is via the RoR Dressage Horse Special at The Jockey Club RoR National Championships at Aintree (20-25 August 2024) – two sections:

  1. Restricted: for GB raced horses only who have not previously won the Special, and
  2. Open: for all RoR competition registered horses including former winners of the Special and of the RoR Elite Performance Award for Dressage.

In order to qualify for the RoR Dressage Horse Special, members must submit two scores of 60% minimum gained at advanced medium level or above. Scores must be from standard BD tests and maybe affiliated or unaffiliated.

Email your qualifying score sheets or screenshot of BD record to Anne Walker awalker@ror.org.uk

Useful information

Both sections to be judged: PYO advanced medium or above, highest score wins. The top six overall will qualify for the RoR Elite Performance Award for Dressage Final 2024. Information on prizes to follow.

The Championship final will be judged as a freestyle test at advanced medium level or above, highest score wins regardless of test. The class is for qualified horse/rider combinations only. No substitutions allowed.

The Elite Performance Award winner’s prize will be presented at the RoR Awards – 2025 date tbc.