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Dressage to Music

Would you like to try dressage to music but don’t know where to start – we’re offering to help you do it.

Janet Stares would do your music and then you’ have an hours session with Marie Kent to put together a floorplan for you for £85.

Contact Janet if you’re interested

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Marie Kent Clinic

The next Marie Kent Clinic is at Casey Sticklands, Baydon on April 30th starting at 2pm. Their are 45 min Individual sessions and 30 minute sessions for test riding for Rabson.

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Area Dressage

++++Calling all dressage riders (seniors and juniors)++++

The area 9 qualifier is at Rabson Manor on 14th May. It includes:
1) Prelim teams and individuals which qualifies for championships at Hartpury or Lincoln (you decide beforehand if you want to try for Lincoln BUT you can still go to Hartbury if you don’t qualify)
2) Individual and team Riding Tests as above
3) Open team which is 3x novice and 1x elementary qualifing for Lincoln only.

There is also pairs dressage and individual medium and advance medium all of are qualifiers for Lincoln.

If anyone is interseted in any of these classes please let me know…

To be put forward you MUST be able to go to the championship if you qualify – Hartpury is 19th August and Lincoln is 2nd and 3rd September and Marie Kent must have seen you and your horse recently as she puts the teams together. We are trying to arrange a clinic for this but it may be that you’ll need to see Marie privately. Your horse must be vaccinated and a copy of their passport with ID and Vaccs sent to Emma Dunkley so we can check. Horse and Rider eligibilty are in the BRC rulebook Appendix 2 and 3, please make sure that you and your horse do not fall foul of these

If you are interested, please let Janet Stares know what level, Team/Individual, Hartbury or Lincoln if Prelim and horses name ASAP

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Marie Kent Clinic

There’s a new clinic at Casey Sticklands on October 30th from 10am-1pm. 45 minute individual session cost £35, shared hour session £25. Can be used to train or practice a test in a short or Long (by arrangement arena. Book your place now via the calendar

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Area Dressage teams announced

The Dressage teams for Rabson on 17th July are
Senior Prelim – Wendy Lappington, Josephine Manning, Stephanie Swadden and Megan Field with Madge Claridge and Teresa Carty riding as Individuals.

Senior Open – Abigail May Evans, David Wood , Tiffany Lay and Emma Dunkley with Janine Collishaw as an individual

Lisa Sterrow will be riding in the Individual Medium class

Juniors (RT team and junior team) – Abbie Robins, Chloe Reeves, Louisa Tobin, Katherine James, and Morgan Kent. (each junior will get to ride in at least 1 team but the final line-ups will be announced next week)

Well done everyone – it is lovely to see so many come forward to represent the club.

You can pay for your entries on the website (£15 per class). There is also 2 unaffiliated classes is anyone wants a warm-up but you will need to enter these yourselves (the schedule is on the BRC area 9 website).
As always – Emma must have a copy of your horses passport to check vaccinations.

Any problems please let me know ASAP

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WGRC Dressage Champoinships

Watch this space – we’re going to run a Dressage Championship at the WGRC show on a surface.

There will be classes for members from W&T to Elem and the member with the highest score will be Champion. There will also be champions at each level. Details to follow

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