You can view the current British Dressage (BD) Rule Book by clicking on the various headings below. The rules are revised on
an annual basis and come into effect from 1 December every year.
The book contains all the information you need to know to
compete in affiliated dressage, including what you and your horse are allowed to wear, what the judges are looking for and how to qualify for all the different championships.
For a simplified guide to qualifying for some of the most popular finals, click How to qualify
2014 Rules - active 01 December 2013
Download the full 2014 Rule Book here
To view all 2014 rule amendments, download this document
2015 Rules - active 1 December 2014
Download the full 2015 Members Hand Book.
To view all 2015 rule amendments, click here to download the document.