Elite Equine Associated Championships
The Elite Equine Associated Championships are a showcase of the vast variety of horses training and competing with BD, with title opportunities for all breeds, sizes and types from Connemaras to Cleveland Bays.
We're delighted to welcome new sponsors Elite Equine on board for the 2021 season and look forward to working with them to make this the best season ever for our ten championships!
There are a number of championships available for a variety of different horses, each championship and levels available within each one are outlined below. For individual details for each Championship please click the highlighted links above to download an information sheet containing specific associated membership details for each event:
|Associated Championship||Levels||Partner Association|
|Arab Horse||Intro to Medium||Arab Horse Society|
|British Native Pony||Intro to Prix St Georges||Various|
|Draught Horse||Intro to Medium||Various|
|GB PRE||Prelim to Prix St Georges||GB PRE|
|Lusitano||Prelim to Prix St Georges||Lusitano Breed Society of Great Britain|
|TGCA||Intro to Medium||TGCA|
|Coloured Horse and Pony||Intro to Medium||CHAPS|
|RoR||Intro to Advanced Medium||RoR|
|Thoroughbred||Intro to Advanced Medium||Weatherbys or other|
|Veteran Horse||Intro to Prix St Georges||Veteran Horse Society|
|Veteran Rider||Intro to Prix St Georges||Riders over 55|
|Forces Equine||Into to Medium||Forces Equine|
The qualification period for the Associated Championships is 29 March 2021 to 31 August 2021.
To qualify for the Associated Championships, all you need to achieve is three scores over 60% within the level and section (Bronze, Silver and Gold) you wish to qualify for in accordance with the BD rules which can be found in the Members' Handbook. The qualification criteria is the same for all Championships and all classes.
|Venue and Date||Championships|
|Arena UK, Lincolnshire, 2 September||Forces Equine|
|Vale View, Leicestershire, 14 – 17 October||CHAPS, Retraining of Racehorses, Thoroughbred, Veteran Horse and Veteran Rider|
|Bury Farm, Buckinghamshire, 10 – 14 November||Arabs, Natives, Draught, GB PRE, Lusitano and TGCA|
We will require you to register your intention to qualify for the Associated Championships in 2021, please follow the link below to register:
To qualify for all championships, riders and horses may hold Club, Full or Trial memberships, or compete as Associate Members with a class ticket. To compete at the Championship, all riders and horses must hold Full membership and registration. Please refer to the information documents above for individual championship details regarding membership with each partner association.
Not sure what to expect from Associated Championships, sponsored by Elite Equine? Find out more here!