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Central region

 
Central Regional Development Officer - Laura Aitken  Email  Tel - 07495 013192

Welcome to the BD Central Region page.  Here you can find out about all the activities we get up to include training, team and social events for BYRDS, Seniors, Paras, Coaches and Judges.  Both BD Members and Non-Members are always welcome and if you have any questions please just get in touch

 

Be Social with BD Central Region & connect with us 

                                                    

 

Senior Inter Regional Team Announced!! 

Congratulations to the following riders who have been selected to represent Central Region at the 2017 Senior Inter Regional Competition

 

Tori Page Prelim Dido Van Het Galgenvald
Colleen Wilkinson Prelim Jelly Tot II
Nina Parish Prelim Bluesamui
Katie Baldwin Prelim Moelfryn Golden Wander
Gemma Dainty Prelim Polar Blue
     
Laura Wright Novice Newlandsfarm Easter
Victoria Cross Novice William in a Million
Katie Irving Novice Lynwood Geometry
Claire Hopson Novice Spring Triste
Rachel Hannaford Novice Mr Tarantino
Lieneke Happel Novice Chablis van Hof ter Cools
     
     
Jacqueline Jenkins Elementary  J's Just James
Shirley Wright Elementary Vanilla Courage
Kate Bruce Elementary Dassett Quick Fix
Kym Reddrop Elementary Dassett Design
Sarah Vousden Elementary Harlequin II
Sian Nash Elementary Woodcroft DreamBoy
     
Natalie Johnson Medium Bonjour Appel
Sue Bullock Medium Lynwood Crofter
Elizabeth Jenkins Medium Prince Pablo
Clare Heap Medium Fabio V
Madeline Gardner Medium Whatapallaver
Anna Foster Medium Wanarico

 

Good Luck!!!

 

Click on the links below for more information

 

How to get involved with the Regional Teams -BYRDS / SENIORS / PARAS 

To book training -   BYRDS / SENIORS / PARAS / JUDGES

Contact the BD Central Region Committee

British Young Riders Dressage Scheme (age 6 - 25) 

 For more information on Coaching and UKCC

To purchase Regional and BD Clothing 

Find out how to get involved as a BD Steward

Find your nearest BD Venue

  

Recent Newsletters 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

All the Official BD Central Region training can be booked via our on-line booking system to make it even easier for you to plan your training and join in with the activities in our region.                                                        

                                                       

 

We run training for Seniors, BYRDS, Judges, Para riders and Coaches across the region.  We also have DVD evenings, Yard Visits and camps.  All our training is open to both BD members and Non-members of all levels, there is something for everyone. If there is something you would like to do but cannot see it just let us know.

To book any of our training or events click here  Book online

 
  
 
 
Did you know that the scores you are collecting now could count towards selection for 2017 teams?
 
We have two team opportunities for Seniors in 2017 - Inter Regionals and Home International.  Have a read of the Selection policy below and download the Results Chart and get ready to join in!
 
 

Date

Event

Cut off date for training and results

Teams announced

Entries Close

 

 

 

 

 

13/14 May

Senior IR - Keysoe

13th April

24th April

2nd May

 

 

 

 

 

6/8 Oct

Senior HI - Mount Ballan

31st August

11th Sept

20th Sept

 
 
 
 
 
 
If you are a rider under 25 years old and interested in dressage, then you are welcome to come along to any of our Regional BYRDS events. 
 
We have a newsletter which goes out each month with all the details of what we are doing and news of our riders successes). If you would like to know more, please contact our RDO, Laura, or Jo Swain who is the Central Region BYRDS Rep and we can tell you more about what we do!

 

If you are not already a member but would like to receive our newsletter, click here to be added to the list.
 
 
 
 
 
All BYRDS training dates can be found on our on-line booking system
 
click here to view   BD Central BookWhen
 
 
 
 
We have several team opportunities in 2017 - Inter Regionals, Home International and U25 Championship.  Have a read of the Selection policy below and download the results charts and get ready to join in!
 
 
 

 

Date of Competition

Event

Cut-Off Dates for Training and Results

Teams Announced

Entries Close

1 &  2 July

Inter Regionals - Keysoe

15 May

2 June

16 June

28 – 30 July

Home International - Rockrose

19 June

3 July

14 July

21 – 26 August

Under 25's Championships - Sheepgate

14 July

24 July

7 August

 

BYRDS MEMBERSHIP
There are 2 main options to look at for membership for BYRDS riders
 
Club Membership -   If you are not currently a member and you would like to become a Club member is £30 and it is a great place to start. 
For this you can attend all our training at the same cost as a member, compete in prelim affiliated classes including qualifiers and also Team Quest, My Quest and Music classes, you are also covered by the BD insurance, legal helpline and have access to BD website and on line magazine. 
 
 
 
Full Membership - Young riders wanting to complete above prelim level need to become Full Members.  This is £90 per year and gives you full access to all BD competitions and training as well as BD insurance, legal helpline, access to the BD Website, membership discounts and you will receive the BD magazine through the post.
 
 
 
For full information on all the membership BD offers please Click here
 
 
                                                       
 
Other BYRDS Information
 
BYRDS RIDER SQUAD TESTS - CLICK HERE
 
BYRDS RIDER SQUAD TESTS INFORMATION - CLICK HERE
 
CENTRAL BYRDS PHOTO CONSENT FORM - CLICK HERE
 
CENTRAL BYRDS INTER-REGIONAL PROGRESS CHART - CLICK HERE
 
CENTRAL BYRDS HOME INTERNATIONAL PROGRESS CHART - CLICK HERE

SHEEPGATE U25S PROGRESS CHART - CLICK HERE
 
BYRDS REGIONAL TEAMS SELCTION POLICY 2017 - CLICK HERE
 
 
 

 Para Training

 
All Para training dates can be found on our on-line booking system
 
click here to view   BD Central BookWhen
 
You can also find all the latest training and competition information from throughout the country here
 
Para Team 2017
 
Congratualtions to Team Central who finished in 4th place at the 2017 Para Home International!  It was a very tight competition and they were all fantastic!
 
 
 
 
 
Left to Right - Ilse Taylor, Julie Payne, Sara Bates and Central Region Para Rep Mari Durward - Akhurst
 
 

Other Para Information

PARA BEF Entry programme Sunday 5th February 2017 - contact Georgie Wheeler at the BEF for more details 

RIDER COMPETITION & REGIONAL TRAINING RECORD - CLICK HERE

PARA CLASSIFICATION POLICY - CLICK HERE

PARA DRESSAGE INTRO SHOWS INFORMATION & ELIGIBILTY - CLICK HERE

BEF / RDA TRAINING HUBCLICK HERE

BEF APPLICATION FORM - CLICK HERE

RDA HUB FLYERCLICK HERE

                                             

                                       

 

 
All Judge training dates can be found on our on-line booking system
 
click here to view   BD Central BookWhen
 
You can also find all the latest training throughout the country here
 
For information on how to become a BD Judge Click here
 
For information on the new Exam system for judges Click here
 
 
 

Central region venues

 

The Regional Committee is made up of dedicated voluteers who provide technical know how, advice, ideas and support - BD Central would not exist without them.  They are: 

Chairman  Harry Payne   Email  Tel - 07771 691071

BYRDS      Jo Swain        Email Tel - 07836 795960

Seniors     Jane Imbush  Email Tel - 07739 644064

Seniors     Jane McWilliam Email Tel - 07971 688323

Judges     Jenny Welham Email Tel - 07917 408020

Marketing  Jenny Beynon Email Tel - 07927 933241
 
Para          Mari Durward-Akhurst Email Tel - 07505 675583

Coaches   Sue McMahon Email Tel - 07884 126037
 

 

Regional Clothing is now available to purchase from Tyler Horse & Country

Click on the links below to see what is available

      

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Central Regional Wear 

 Central BYRDS range

 Quest Club Range

 BD Fan wear

 

 

BD Stewards

Are you interested seeing dressage from a different side and becoming a BD Steward?

For more information Click Here

 


Coaching

For more information on BD Coaching and UKCC - CLICK HERE

UKCC Courses 2017

Level 2 -Catherston Stud, Hampshire
Workshop 1 Tuesday 24 January
Workshop 2 Tuesday 28 February
Workshop 3 Tuesday 28 March
Workshop 4 Tuesday 25 April
Assessment Tuesday 9 May


Level 2 -Myerscough College, Lancashire
Workshop 1 Tuesday 4 April
Workshop 2 Wednesday 3 May
Workshop 3 Wednesday 14 June
Workshop 4 Wednesday 5 July
Assessment Tuesday 11 July


Level 2-Moreton Morrell, Warwickshire
Workshop 1 Tuesday 30 May
Workshop 2 Tuesday 27 June
Workshop 3 Thursday 20 July
Workshop 4 Wednesday 16 August
Assessment Wednesday 30 August


Level 3 –Vale View, Leicestershire
Workshop 1 Tuesday 17 January
Workshop 2 Monday 13 February
Workshop 3 Monday 6 March
Workshop 4 Tuesday 4 April
Workshop 5 Monday 8 May
Workshop 6 Tuesday 6 June
Workshop 7 Monday 3 July
Assessment Tuesday 25 July


Level 3 – Oldencraig, Surrey
Workshop 1 Wednesday 24 May
Workshop 2 Wednesday 21 June
Workshop 3 Wednesday 12 July
Workshop 4 Wednesday 23 Aug
Workshop 5 Wednesday 13 Sept
Workshop 6 Wednesday 4 Oct
Workshop 7 Wednesday 18 Oct
Assessment Wednesday 1 Nov


For all booking enquiries or information please email Katy Evans at BD head office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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