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Southern region

RDO : Sharon Walker Tel: 07894 232358


  • Southern Region are looking for 2 Byrds Reps for the committee. Please contact Sharon Walker if you are interested or would like more information

  • 20th December Come and be inspired at our Christmas Symposium with Judy Harvey and Daniel Watson. Demonstrations training advice and top tips for the aspiring dressage rider at Blue Barn EC, Nr Ashford Kent. Tickets from Sharon, Claire or Sara Jane Click here

  • 28th December - Come and Celebrate our Great Southern Region and  Blow away the Christmas bues with dancing, fun and an end of year team awards party at High Rocks Hotel, Tunbridge Wells. Tickets £25 from Me, Sarah Jane Roth or Claire Allmett (contact emails at the end of this message!)
  • PICK a TEST affiliated shows now incorporate PARA tests.  This is great news as will enable Para's to compete on a regular basis.
  • Para Comp Dates 2014-15
  • Para Rider Development     Rider Guildelines Entry Form 


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 Calendar of events for the Southern Region

Training Dates

2015 dates Training Dates Coming soon


 2015 dates Coming soon

Attendance on Clinics: Unless otherwise stated, please apply to the individual trainer. Cheques (individual cheques for each training session) payable to British Dressage.PLEASE REMEMBER YOUR PAYMENT MUST BE TO BRITISH DRESSAGE AND NOT TO THE INDIVIDUAL TRAINER. Please check dates on regional web page for regional squad training sessions and additional dates as we book them in. In order to avoid last minute cancellations we would like people to post their cheques in advance to the trainers or relevant contact in order to reserve their place. If you need to cancel your lesson your cheque will not be cashed if it is possible for us to fill the slot with an alternative rider. The individual trainers will confirm times with you directly for their own sessions





Please book with Kirsty Mepham – or call 07768 551179
Judge training sessions - Unless stated, cost of sessions  £12.00, cheques payable to British Dressage. Please reserve your place by calling Sharon on 07894 232358 or emailing and send your cheque through with the completed application form. The closing date for sessions is 7 days prior to the event. 

Click here to download a Judge Training application form.


Southern Para Riders have been flying the flag for the region in International competitions.   

 Fiona Maynard grade 1V rider competed at Bishop burton 2*  International winning her class on both days Saturday 66.79% and on the Sunday heading off strong competition to win again with £73.25%

Next came the Festival of Dressage 3* International at Hartpury.

Nicola Naylor Martin Matthews and Diana Mann all attended.  This was a strong competition with the Final Selection taking place for GB riders for The World Equestrian Games.

Nicola Naylor riding grade IV was placed every day her best score being 67.98% for 4th place in the Kur on the last day

Martin Matthews achieved 5th place  64 .86%

Diana Mann competed all three days in grade 3  with her best score in the kur for 65% for 5th place.

Well Done all of you. 

Carol Green

  • PICK a TEST affiliated shows now incorporate PARA tests.  This is great news as will enable Para's to compete n a regular basis.

  •  Para Comp Dates 2014-15
  • Para Rider Development     Rider Guildelines Entry Form 
  • Para's you will see above we have Clinics arranged around the region these are open to Para rider's as well as able body members. If you wish to take part please apply to Sharon Walker.   Any members who have not let me have their contact details and classification grade please email me

  • How to achieve your Goal - sport Psychology take with Carol Green 2.15 1 Stable Cottage, Lower Lodge Farm, Ringmer BN8 5NQ £10 including light refreshments
  • Para riders welcome on Leanne Wall clinics
  • Paras Coaches Pathway
  •  RDA Course


Daniel Watson

07710 747341


Kirsty Mepham 

07768 551179


Dr Carol Green 

Details to follow


Samantha Mabb

07971 871888


Sarah Jane Roth

07990 526138


Position vacant



Position vacant




Position vacant




Claire Allmett





Details of Events in Southern Region






British Dressage Venues in the Southern Region


Bluebarn, Kent

Cobham Manor, Kent

Eaglesfield, Kent

Frensham Manor, Surrey

Guernsey Dressage Group Chemin Le Roi, Channel Islands

Hadlow College, Kent

Hickstead, West Sussex

Merrist Wood College, Surrey

Oldencraig, Surrey

Priory Equestrian, Surrey

Pachesham, Surrey

Plumpton College, East Sussex

Saddlesdane, Kent



South of England Showground, Ardingly





Speedgate, IOW

Step Aside Dressage, West Sussex

Stilebridge Barn, Kent