Full membership

The complete package! Our Full membership enables you to compete in all British Dressage affiliated competitions and gives you access to all of the membership benefits.


Who is Full membership for?

The seasoned professional, the competitive amateur, the aspiring Olympian, the dedicated hobbyist and all in between!

What competitions can I enter?

You can take part in any British Dressage affiliated competition, at any level and aim for the full range of championship pathways on offer. Don't forget you'll also need a full horse registration too!

Full membership benefits

  • Third party public liability and personal accident insurance for all equestrian activities, provided by Shearwater Insurance
  • Access to a legal helpline with Harrison Clark Rickerbys
  • Compete in all level competitions
  • Qualify and take part in all BD championships
  • Access to regional teams, training camps, yard visits and social activities
  • Discounts to national and regional training events
  • British Dressage Magazine
  • BD Members Handbook
  • Engage monthly e-newsletter
  • Music license

How much does it cost?

To compete on a Full membership you'll need to be a Full member, plus have a Full horse registration for your horse. Our new subscription option means you can now spread the cost of your membership and horse registration and pay for them monthly. Our annual payment options are still available for those who would rather pay for the year in one payment.

Full membership: £8 per month / £90 annual payment

Full horse registration: £7 per month / £80 annual payment



Winter Full membership

If you only train and compete with us throughout the winter season, you can enjoy the Full member package from October to March with our Winter membership. This package is particularly popular with riders who compete in eventing.

Rider membership: £55
Horse registration: £55

Trial membership
If you're looking to join us for the first time then you can enjoy a taster of BD Full membership for a six month trial period, with full access to competitions and all the member benefits.

Rider membership: £60
Horse registration: £60

Please note that trial memberships are only available to brand new members who haven't previously been a member of British Dressage.

Membership forms

If you would rather sign up/ renew manually you can download, print and complete the membership form or horse registration form, and post them to British Dressage, Building 2020, Copse Drive, Meriden Business Park, Meriden, West Midlands CV5 9RG.