Dressage Competition

On March 03, 2024
Categories: Competitions
Tags: Dressage

Classes are £14 each and start at 10am sharp. The competition will take place on our outdoor arena and warm-up will be in our indoor arena.

JUDGE: Helen Williams


Intro A (2008) 20x40

Intro B (2009) 20x40

Prelim 2 (2016) 20x40

Prelim 15 (2008) 20x60

Novice 22 (2007) 20x60

Elementary 40 (2010) 20x60

Medium 61 (2002) 20x60


Rosettes will be awarded to sixth place


Rider Name Test  S / J Horse Name Time Score Place
Heather Curzon Intro A (2008) Senior Gracie 10:00 60.2 4
Molly Yeulet Intro A (2008) Senior Whisper 10:06 WD  
Louise Maddison Intro A (2008) Senior Holly 10:12 68.1 1
Daniel Malkin Intro A (2008) Senior Sylvester 10:18 66.1 3
Paul Kirby  Intro A (2008) Senior Hallie  10:24 67.0 2
Sarah Pearson Intro A (2008) Senior Mickey 10:30 DNC  
Sarah Sawyer Intro B (2009) Senior Marvin 10:42 WD  
Molly Yeulet Intro B (2009) Senior Whisper 10:48 DNC  
Louise Maddison Intro B (2009) Senior Holly 10:54 75.9 1
Daniel Malkin Intro B (2009) Senior Sylvester 11:00 70.2 2
Sarah Pearson Intro B (2009) Senior Mickey 11:06 DNC  
Helen White Intro B (2009) Senior Ronnie Thyme 11:12 63.5 3
Chris Bilcliff Intro B (2009)  Senior  Chynas Touch of Gold 11:18 WD  
Holly Monument Prelim 2 (2016) Junior Tinkerbella 11:24 DNC  
Nichola Gaines Prelim 2 (2016) Senior Forrest Flow  11:30 68.1 5
Nikki Wadkins Prelim 2 (2016) Senior Eric 11:36 72.2 1
Caitlin Stabler Prelim 2 (2016) Senior Torie brae 11:42 40.2 3
Hannah Kirby  Prelim 2 (2016) Senior Hallie  11:48 61.7  
Lucy John  Prelim 2 (2016) Senior Katie  11:54 64.7  
Fiona Niles Prelim 2 (2016) Senior Jjays Dakota  12:00 67.2 6
Chloe Armstrong Prelim 2 (2016) Senior Barney 12:06 68.3 4
Tanya Hollingworth Prelim 2 (2016) Senior April 12:12 64.8  
Rebecca Urwin Prelim 2 (2016) Senior Gucci 12:18 71.0 2
Nichola Gaines Prelim 15 (2008) Senior Forrest Flow  12:30 71.8 1
Lucy John  Prelim 15 (2008) Senior Katie  12:36 65.0 4
Fiona Niles Prelim 15 (2008) Senior Jjays Dakota  12:42 68.4 3
Rebecca Urwin Prelim 15 (2008) Senior Gucci 12:48 70.2 2
Megan Birbeck Novice 22 (2007) Senior Moshillian Offaly Moon 12:54 65.7 3
Mrs Sue Soley Novice 22 (2007) Senior Ellie 13:00 73.1 1
Stephanie Marshall Novice 22 (2007) Senior Curraghaleen Lad 13:06 72.9 2
Victoria Barrass Novice 22 (2007) Senior College Land Boy 13:12 65.0 4
Stephanie Marshall Elementary 40 (2010) Senior Curraghaleen Lad 13:24 70.2 1
Victoria Barrass Elementary 40 (2010) Senior College Land Boy 13:30 64.2 2

Entries must be made in advance.




  • Entries close at midnight on the Monday prior to the competition after which a late entry fee will apply until Saturday lunchtime.
  • Times will be posted on the website by the Thursday prior to the competition.
  • Please keep to time to ensure everyone's enjoyment – failure to do so may result in you forfeiting the class.
  • Refunds are only available up until the Tuesday prior to the competition, unless the class is cancelled.
  • Rosettes are awarded to sixth place.
  • Junior/Senior entries will only be split in a class if there are at least three of each
  • The organisers shall not be liable for any claims in respect of damage or accident to any person, whether competitor, servant, spectator, horse, vehicle or property howsoever caused in conjunction or arising out of the competition. 
  • All classes will be performed in conjunction with British Dressage rules.
  • It is MANDATORY for all competitors/riders to wear a helmet to current safety standards (eg ASTMF1163 or PAS015 but please check the BE rulebook for a full list) at all times when mounted on Ivesley Equestrian property.
  • Lungeing is not permitted by competitors anywhere on Ivesley Equestrian property.
  • Dogs are to be kept on leads at all times and must not be brought into the indoor arena viewing gallery.
  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the premises.
  • All horses must be vaccinated to date and not be carriers of any infectious or contagious diseases.
  • Passports must be available for inspection. Horse must be up to date with flu vaccs. Annual booster to be have done within a year.
  • Warm up is to take place in designated area only. 
  • The judge's decision is final. 
  • Any competitor under 18 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times. 
  • The management and organisers reserve the right to alter/amend the rules at their discretion.
  • No competitor or spectator may enter the livery buildings or touch any liveried horses at Ivesley.

Tack and Equipment

The following are permitted:

  • English type saddles including treeless
  • Intro, Preliminary and Novice tests – snaffle bridles only
  • Elementary and medium tests – ordinary snaffle or double bridles
  • Nosebands are obligatory (drop, flash, cavesson or grackle with a snaffle and a cavesson with a double bridle)
  • Discreet padding of the bridle at the poll or noseband
  • Nose nets that are discreet covering the nose only and leaving the mouth and bit visible
  • Breastplates
  • Neckstraps – Prelim level
  • Anti fly impregnated brow-bands or fly discs
  • Ear covers and fly hoods (premitted for all competition)- ear covers must not cover the horse's eyes. Noise reduction ear covers are permitted
  • Numnahs and saddle clothes (logo no more than 14cmx14cm)
  • Stallion disc MUST be displayed on each side of a stallions bridle at all times
  • Side saddles, those choosing to ride side saddle should notify the organiser before the start of the class so the judge can be informed

The following are NOT permitted:

  • Martingales
  • Bit guard, tongue guard or tongue strap
  • Boots and bandages (except when warming up)
  • Substitutes for conventional shoes except in warm up
  • Elasticated reins
  • Saddle covers and seat savers
  • Market Harboroughs, side, draw, check or running reins
  • Hackamores and other bitless bridles
  • Blinkers or hoods
  • Ear plugs
  • Fine wire, twine or cord round the horses mouth
  • Full faced fly shields
  • Sheepskin cheek pieces or any other attachment which may affect horse's vision


  • Whips are allowed in all competition including championships
  • Spurs with necks set on the inside of the heel, roughened or cutting edges serrated spurs with or without necks are NOT permitted
  • Spurs must be worn with the curve directed downwards. Spurs must be made of metal and in their manufactured state.
  • Dummy spurs are permitted as are swan neck spurs
  • Cruppers and balancing straps are not permitted
  • You may not warm up in equipment not permitted for the actual test