RoR Northern Dressage Horse Championships
A Championship which encompasses Affiliated and Unaffiliated competition, for all RoR eligible horses including raced, foreign raced and those who have been in training and hold current RoR Competition Membership. Riders must be 15 yrs and over at 1st January 2019.
2018 Elementary Winner
Owned and Ridden by - Jenny Bulman
2018 Medium Winner
Owned and Ridden by - Jenny Bulman
2018 Novice Winner
Owned and Ridden by - Claire Hazeldine
Eligibility: All RoR Competition registered. Riders must be aged 15 years and over at 1st January 2019.
To be held at the RoR Goffs UK National Championships in August at Aintree International Equestrian Centre.
The Championship classes will run and be judged under BD rules, they will however, also be affiliated to RoR only and no BD grading points will be awarded.
RoR Northern Dressage Horse INTRO Championship
For horse/rider combinations not to have more than 15 BD points at Prelim level and not to have competed at Novice level before 01.02.19. Riders not to have competed at Elementary level or above.
RoR Northern Dressage Horse PRELIM Championship
For horse/rider combinations not to have more than 15 BD points at Novice level and not to have competed at Elementary level before 01.02.19. Riders not to have competed at Medium level or above.
RoR Northern Dressage Horse NOVICE Championship
For horses not to have more than 15 BD points at Elementary level and not to have competed at Medium level before 01.02.19
RoR Northern Dressage Horse ELEMENTARY Championship
For horses not to have more than 15 BD points at Medium level before 01.02.19
RoR Dressage Horse MEDIUM Championship
For horses not to have more than 15 BD points at Advanced Medium before 01.02.19
RoR Dressage Horse SPECIAL – PYO AM 98 or PSG
Previous winners of the RoR Racehorse to Dressage Horse Championships (except the SPECIAL) up to and including 2017 are no longer eligible to compete at the same level in the Championships in subsequent years.
There will be an overall prize fund of £430 per class and a RoR branded rug and Sash to each winner. Plus recognition prizes to the highest placed Veteran (horse 15 years and over) and highest placed Longevity (horse to have raced 30 times or more on the track) in each Championship class.
Prize money and rosettes to 10th and a Finalist rosette to each competitor.
To qualify, riders must submit three score sheets for the level at the required minimum percentage or above from either affiliated competitions, unaffiliated competitions or both. Score sheets must include the registered name of the horse, have full details re date and venue and must be signed by the Judge.
The qualification is for horse/rider, no substitutes (horse or rider) allowed. Horse/rider combinations are allowed to compete in two classes so long as they have submitted the relevant qualifying score sheets. Horses qualified with two riders, are not allowed to be entered more than once in the same Championship class.
The qualification period is 1st February 2019 to 31st July 2019 inclusive and no exception. Entries for the Championships open on 01.07.19 and close on 1st August 2019 via Horse Monkey
Minimum qualifying percentage required for each level:
INTRO – 64%
PRELIM – 64%
NOVICE – 62%
ELEMENTARY – 62%
MEDIUM – 61%
SPECIAL – 60%
Results from Freestyle To Music, Team Quest and My Quest do not count towards this Series.
Competitors will receive notification by email, of qualification upon receipt and verification of scores.
Combinations are allowed to take part in this, the RoR Southern Dressage Horse Championships and the RoR Scottish Dressage Horse Championships, but must submit the relevant score sheets for the level as per the rules for the RoR Northern Dressage Horse Championship qualification criteria. Competitors cannot use the same score sheet/sheets for both Series.
Please indicate clearly which Championship (Scottish, Northern or Southern) you are submitting your three qualifying score sheets for and send to:
Margaret O’Sullivan, 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 correct postage must be supplied