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Southern region

RDO : Sharon Walker Tel: 07894 232358

email: Sharon.walker@britishdressage.co.uk

  • Hickstead CDI  - We are once again doing our tables at Hickstead CDI. On Friday the 17th July we will be situated in the Hospitality unit located along the long side of the International Arena we will have a table all day and included are Teas, Coffees and entrance. International Riders and Judges will be dropping by to chat through the tests and talk in General. The cost is £30 per person but we only have 10 seats so please respond as soon as possible.

    For Judges (listed and trainees) we have the International Young Horse Finals for 5 and 6 year olds. This is by the Jap Pot arena and will take the form of Judge Training for young horses. The cost is £20 and includes entrance.

  • Senior Riders  It is not too late to be part of our fantastic region and ride at the Senior Home International in August at Hartpury where you will compete against some of the best riders in the Country and as well as representing our fabulous Southern Region you get to wear the George Cross. If you want to get involved please contact Emma Butler on emmathomas25@yahoo.co.uk or me sharon.walker@britishdressage.co.uk .If you are selected you will need to leave the 22nd and 23rd  AUGUST free for team test riding training! 

     

  •  2015 Selection &  Eligibility policy 

  • Whats on 2015

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


 

 

 

Sarah Millis Clinic

An exciting opportunity to train with Sarah Millis.  Sarah has her own training and competition yard in Slinford West Sussex. Sarah has represented Great Britain at a record ten European Championships at under 21 level and many senior international events. She has attained 5 European Team bronze medals during this time. Sarah is also regarded as one of the most talented riders in the UK and has been trained by Kyra Kyrklund & Richard White for the past 12 years and was based with them in the UK for 3 years before moving to her own premises, Millstones.

Sarah is offering British Dressage Southern Region two training days.

Monday 27th July 2015

Saturday 22nd August 2015. 

The cost is £60 cheques made payable to British Dressage. Places are limited and will go fast so reserve you spot by contacting Nat Dalrymple on  jmd199@aol.com

Russell Guire from Centaur Biomechanics is coming on the 19th August. 

This will be a full day and include a ridden session for 45mins with Russell. A rider Pilates class with Nikki Rudd and a human Physio session from a colleague who works with Russell, and a talk by Russell at the end of the day. The day is still in the planning so I don't have final costings but it will be in the region of £160-£180 There are opportunities to come on foot and that will be £45 to include an Equi Pilates class with Nikki. Please contact Sam Osborn samantha.osborn@btinternet.com

Future dates with Russell are 16th September29th October21st November and 11th December

Sara-Jane Lanning Clinics

To help the South Coast Sara Jane Lanning is offering us some training dates in Hampshire. Sara-Jane Lanning is an advanced dressage rider and a list 2 British Dressage judge. She trains pupils at all levels and specialises in helping those with horses and ponies not specifically bred for dressage to work to the best of their ability and prove that any breed can do dressage! Sara-Jane has herself won 13 Regional Championships from Novice to Prix St Georges, is currently the National Novice Freestyle Champion. Her training sessions give you her knowledge from all perspectives, as a rider, trainer and judge.

Dates are Wed 29th July, Wed 19th August and Tuesday 8th September. Sara Jane has a 30x60 sand and rubber arena with a 20x60 marked out with white boards and. Cost is £45 a 45 minute session including arena hire. Address Meadow Farm Stud, Wield Road, Medstead, Alton, Hants GU34 5NH. To book please contact sharon.walker@britishdressage.co.uk 

18th July                Leanne Wall      Cobham Manor EC, Nr Maidstone            £40 plus £7.50 arena hire

 

26th July                Leanne Wall      Parwood EC, Guildford Surrey                    £40 plus £15 arena hire

 

 31st July 1pm        Alison Craig       Saddlecombe, Leatherhead                        £50 plus £15 arena hire

 

8th Aug                  Leanne Wall      Parwood EC, Guildford Surrey                    £40 plus £15 arena hire

 

29th Aug                Leanne Wall      Cobham Manor EC, Nr Maidstone            £40 plus £7.50 arena hire

 

5th Sept                Leanne Wall      Parwood EC, Guildford Surrey                    £40 plus £15 arena hire

 

18th Sept 1pm     Alison Craig       Saddlecombe, Leatherhead                        £50 plus £15 arena hire

 

26th Sept              Leanne Wall      Cobham Manor EC, Nr Maidstone              £40 plus £7.50 arena hire

 

3rd Oct                  Leanne Wall      Parwood EC, Guildford Surrey                    £40 plus £15 arena hire

 

9th Oct 1pm           Alison Craig       Saddlecombe, Leatherhead                        £50 plus £15 arena hire

 

24th Oct                Leanne Wall      Cobham Manor EC, Nr Maidstone              £40 plus £7.50 arena hire

 

 6th Nov 1pm     Alison Craig       Saddlecombe, Leatherhead                            £50 plus £15 arena hire

 

8th  Nov                  Leanne Wall      Parwood EC, Guildford Surrey                    £40 plus £15 arena hire

 

21st Nov                Leanne Wall      Cobham Manor EC, Nr Maidstone            £40 plus £7.50 arena hire

 

6th Dec                  Leanne Wall      Parwood EC, Guildford Surrey                    £40 plus £15 arena hire

 

12th Dec                Leanne Wall      Cobham Manor EC, Nr Maidstone            £40 plus £7.50 arena hire

 

  • It is not too late to be part of our fantastic region and ride at the Senior Home International in August at Hartpury where you will compete against some of the best riders in the Country and as well as representing our fabulous Southern Region you get to wear the George Cross. If you want to get involved please contact Emma Butler on emmathomas25@yahoo.co.uk or mesharon.walker@britishdressage.co.uk .If you are selected you will need to leave the 22nd and 23rd AUGUST free for team test riding training! 

Sarah Millis Clinic

An exciting opportunity to train with Sarah Millis.  Sarah has her own training and competition yard in Slinford West Sussex. Sarah has represented Great Britain at a record ten European Championships at under 21 level and many senior international events. She has attained 5 European Team bronze medals during this time. Sarah is also regarded as one of the most talented riders in the UK and has been trained by Kyra Kyrklund & Richard White for the past 12 years and was based with them in the UK for 3 years before moving to her own premises, Millstones.

Sarah is offering British Dressage Southern Region two training days.

Monday 27th July 2015

Saturday 22nd August 2015. 

The cost is £60 cheques made payable to British Dressage. Places are limited and will go fast so reserve you spot by contacting Nat Dalrymple on  jmd199@aol.com

Russell Guire from Centaur Biomechanics is coming on the 19th August. 

This will be a full day and include a ridden session for 45mins with Russell. A rider Pilates class with Nikki Rudd and a human Physio session from a colleague who works with Russell, and a talk by Russell at the end of the day. The day is still in the planning so I don't have final costings but it will be in the region of £160-£180 There are opportunities to come on foot and that will be £45 to include an Equi Pilates class with Nikki. Please contact Sam Osborn samantha.osborn@btinternet.com

Future dates with Russell are 16th September29th October21st November and 11th December

 

Sara-Jane Lanning Clinics

To help the South Coast Sara Jane Lanning is offering us some training dates in Hampshire. Sara-Jane Lanning is an advanced dressage rider and a list 2 British Dressage judge. She trains pupils at all levels and specialises in helping those with horses and ponies not specifically bred for dressage to work to the best of their ability and prove that any breed can do dressage! Sara-Jane has herself won 13 Regional Championships from Novice to Prix St Georges, is currently the National Novice Freestyle Champion. Her training sessions give you her knowledge from all perspectives, as a rider, trainer and judge.

 

Dates are Wed 29th July, Wed 19th August and Tuesday 8th September. Sara Jane has a 30x60 sand and rubber arena with a 20x60 marked out with white boards and. Cost is £45 a 45 minute session including arena hire. Address Meadow Farm Stud, Wield Road, Medstead, Alton, Hants GU34 5NH. To book please contact sharon.walker@britishdressage.co.uk 

18th July                Leanne Wall      Cobham Manor EC, Nr Maidstone            £40 plus £7.50 arena hire

 

 

26th July                Leanne Wall      Parwood EC, Guildford Surrey                    £40 plus £15 arena hire

 

 31st July 1pm        Alison Craig       Saddlecombe, Leatherhead                        £50 plus £15 arena hire

 

 

8th Aug                  Leanne Wall      Parwood EC, Guildford Surrey                    £40 plus £15 arena hire

 

29th Aug                Leanne Wall      Cobham Manor EC, Nr Maidstone            £40 plus £7.50 arena hire

 

5th Sept                Leanne Wall      Parwood EC, Guildford Surrey                    £40 plus £15 arena hire

 

18th Sept 1pm     Alison Craig       Saddlecombe, Leatherhead                        £50 plus £15 arena hire

 

 

26th Sept              Leanne Wall      Cobham Manor EC, Nr Maidstone              £40 plus £7.50 arena hire

 

 

3rd Oct                  Leanne Wall      Parwood EC, Guildford Surrey                    £40 plus £15 arena hire

 

9th Oct 1pm           Alison Craig       Saddlecombe, Leatherhead                        £50 plus £15 arena hire

 

 

24th Oct                Leanne Wall      Cobham Manor EC, Nr Maidstone              £40 plus £7.50 arena hire

 

 6th Nov 1pm     Alison Craig       Saddlecombe, Leatherhead                            £50 plus £15 arena hire

 

 

8th  Nov                  Leanne Wall      Parwood EC, Guildford Surrey                    £40 plus £15 arena hire

 

21st Nov                Leanne Wall      Cobham Manor EC, Nr Maidstone            £40 plus £7.50 arena hire

 

 

6th Dec                  Leanne Wall      Parwood EC, Guildford Surrey                    £40 plus £15 arena hire

 

12th Dec                Leanne Wall      Cobham Manor EC, Nr Maidstone            £40 plus £7.50 arena hire

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

 

 

 Judge seminar Belmoredean. Maplehurst rd, West Grinstead, nr Horsham, West Sussex. with David Trott list 5 & 6 & trainees on 4th July - contact Kirsty Mepham

Please book with Kirsty Mepham – mephamk@aol.com 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

 

Click here to download a Judge Training application form.


 

  • Para Home International 30th/31st May 2015 -  All Para riders wishing to compete must apply to Sharon Walker RDO with their completed application form.  Paras are required to attend 3 regional training sessions Copy of dressage tests to be submitted with application.  Char Lassetter is holding clinics throughout the region.  Please apply with fee to Sharon Walker.
  • All BD trainers holding clinics in the region will also accept Para Riders so no excuses!!
  • Any queries please contact Dr. Carol Green Para rep 
  • 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  Llethrgreen@btinternet.com

 

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

 

Dan Watson                      Chairman                                            dan@fgstud.co.uk

Emma Butler                     Senior rider Rep Teams emmathomas25@yahoo.co.uk

Katie Roberts                     Senior Rider Rep Events                rockonequestrian@yahoo.co.uk

Sarah Roth                         Member Rep                                     Sarah@the-event-workshop.co.uk

Sam Mabb                         Members Rep                                  sam.mabb@hotmail.co.uk

Carol Green                        Para Rep                                              llethrgreen@btinternet.com

Kirsty Mepham                 Judges Rep                                        mephamk@icloud.com

Sue Pinks                            BYRDS Rep although leaving soon!          srpinks@aol.com

Claire Allmett                    Marketing Rep                  claire@creativeequine.co.uk    

 

 

 

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

 

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