Calling all elite 5, 6 & 7 year old horses

  • Written By: British Dressage
  • Published: Thu, 11 Apr 2019 09:29 GMT

The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show (11 – 13 June) is once again holding young horse classes for 2019. 

The classes, for five, six and seven year olds, will act as viewing opportunities for the Senior Selectors to spot potential combinations for selection for the Longines FEI WBFSH Dressage World Breeding Championships for Young Horses in Ermelo, the Netherlands, 1 – 4 August 2019.

In order to be considered to compete at Bolesworth in the young horse classes, combinations should be scoring 80% and above in five and six year old FEI Preliminary/Finale tests, or 70% and above in seven year old FEI Preliminary/Finale tests / PSG or Advanced 105 from 1 January 2019 until 27 May 2019. Bolesworth entries close on Friday 31 May 2019.

Qualification opportunities are available as part of the five and six year old Hickstead British Young International Dressage Horse qualifiers held this year at:

Keysoe, Bedfordshire, 26 – 28 April
Addington, Buckinghamshire, 10 – 12 May
Kingswood, Staffordshire, 17 May
Somerford, Cheshire, 25 – 28 May

Please note that Somerford will also be holding a seven year old Young Horse class.

If you have a horse that has attained the standard at one of these qualifiers and would like to be considered for a place at Bolesworth, please complete this form and send to Lianne Martin at the BD Office. You will need to state the venue(s), date(s) and the qualifying score(s) achieved.