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Southern region


RDO : Sharon Walker Tel: 07894 232358



Dear Southern Region

Are you ready for a challenge? Do you want to be part of something very special? Do you want to represent the Southern region at this year's National competitions? 

For Seniors if you are Prelim to Medium (Advanced Medium go as individual riders), you and your horse are at the correct level and you meet the selection criteria come forward for the Senior Inter-regional! Seniors Selection Criteria   Application Form

The date is        14th and 15th June (travel on the 13th)

The venue is      The College Keysoe

For BYRDS the first of your team competition is also the Inter Regional at Keysoe. But you will need to do rider tests - contact Sue Pinks for details. Byrds Selection Criteria Application Form

The date is        28th and 29th June (Travel on the 27th )

The venue is      The College Keysoe

Everyone who has ever competed in our teams have had a fabulous time and I believe without hesitation would recommend it to anyone so read the selection criteria, fill in the form, return it to me and get involved !!



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 Calendar of events for the Southern Region

  • Para Home International  Vale View 31st May - 1st June - see Para section
  • Open Dressage Show April 2014 Schedule Entry form


If you are under 11 you can become a Fledgling rider and take part in all the activities and represent the region


  • 8th March, Alison Craig  Saddlecombe, Nr Leatherhead, Surrey
  • 8th March, Emma McGurk          BYRDS Have a Go Day, Sussex
  • 11th March Mary-Anne Horn, Four Elms Equestrian, nr Edenbridge (indoor arena just in case...)
  • 22nd March,Leanne Wall              Cobham Manor, Kent
  • 29th March,Daryl Thicket Bedgbury Park, Kent 30th March,Daryl Thicket Bedgbury Park, Kent


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

To book your place on a training session please contact


Leanne Wall -  

Darryl Thickett -Karen Chaplin

Alison Craig -

Sharon Edwards -

Mark Ruddock - Sharon Walker

Zoe Colgate  - Sharon Walker

Islay Auty  Sharon Walker

Mechanical Horse  - Sharon Walker

BYRDS Camp - Sue Pinks         






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.


  • Para Rider Development     Rider Guildelines Entry Form 

  • Para Home International  Vale View 31st May - 1st June.

    All Para's if you wish to be included in a Team for this event please e.mail Carol Green with your

    Details required : riding grade Classification, BD training clinics attended - you must attend two each year.

    Applications needed by the last week of APRIL. This competition is self funded so you must pay own entry fees, stabling and accommodation.


  • Para's you will see on the regional website that 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

  • Para Rider Development - 15th - 16th March

  • 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 Training 13th October with Charlotte Lassetter cost £50 - venue tbc
  • Para Training Mary-Anne Horn cost £45 at Ringmer date tbc
  • 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



Sue Pinks



Charlotte Wickington


Claire Allmett





 British Dressage Venues in the Southern Region


Bluebarn, Kent

Cobham Manor, Kent

Eaglesfield, Kent

Fensham 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

Speedgate, IOW

Step Aside Dressage, West Sussex

Stilebridge Barn, Kent