Series RoR Southern Dressage Horse Championships

A Championship Series, which encompasses Affiliated and Unaffiliated combinations, for all RoR horses including raced, foreign raced and those who have been in training and hold current RoR Competition membership and for riders aged 15 years and over at 1st January 2019.

2018 Elementary Results

Winner - Danaan Prince
Ridden by - Shelly Moores

Overview

Eligibility: All RoR Competition registered horses. Riders must be aged 15 years and over at 1st January 2019.

The Championships will be held at Blenheim Horse Trials, 19th and 20th September 2019.

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.

There will be an prize fund to the value of £310 per class and a RoR branded rug and Sash to each winner.

Prize money and rosettes to 10th place and a finalist rosette to each competitor.

Plus recognition branded prizes to highest placed Veteran (horse 15 years and over) and highest placed Longevity (horse to have raced more than 30 times on the track) in each Championship class.

* RoR Southern Dressage Horse PRELIM Championship

For horse/rider combinations not to have more than 15 BD points at Novice level before 1st February 2019. Riders not to have competed at Medium level or above.

* RoR Southern Dressage Horse NOVICE Championship

For horses not to have more than 15 BD points at Elementary level before 1st February 2019.

* RoR Southern Dressage Horse ELEMENTARY Championship

For horses not to have more than 15 BD points at Medium level before 1st February 2019.

* RoR Southern Dressage Horse MEDIUM Championship

For horses not to have more than 15 BD points at Advanced Medium before 1st February 2019.

Previous winners of the RoR Dressage Horse Championships up to and including 2018 are no longer eligible to compete at the same level in these Championships in subsequent years.

To qualify, riders must submit three score sheets for the level at the required percentage or above from 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 any Championship class. Competitors will receive notification of qualification by email, upon receipt and verification of scores.

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.

Combinations are allowed to take part in this, the RoR Northern Dressage Horse Series and the RoR Scottish Dressage Horse Series, but must submit the relevant score sheets for each Championship.

Competitors cannot use the same score sheet/sheets for the three Championships.

The qualification period is 1st December 2018 to 23rd August 2019 inclusive and no exception.

Entry details for the Championships tbc

Minimum qualifying percentage required for each level:

  • PRELIM – 64%
  • NOVICE – 62%
  • ELEMENTARY – 62%
  • MEDIUM – 61%

Post your qualifying score sheets to:

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

If competitors would like the score sheets returned (after the competition), a SAE with correct postage must be supplied.

Please indicate clearly which Championship (Scottish, Northern or Southern) and which class you are submitting your three qualifying score sheets for.