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Advanced Apprenticeship open

last updated on May 09, 2016 16:06

Advanced Apprenticeship open

British Dressage work with British Eventing and Hartpury College to offer an Equestrian Apprenticeship with competitive dressage riders in mind (Advanced Apprenticeship in Sporting Excellence). This programme is designed for young talented riders (16 – 19 yrs old) who are hoping to ride internationally and aims to support your training and competing whilst giving you the opportunity to gain a background an all aspects of being an elite rider.

The course can be delivered as a full time student at Hartpury College, or studied from home with regular support and can even be studied alongside A-levels at your local school or College.

More information is available on the Hartpury website, along with application forms. The specific entry criteria for dressage are :-


Riders should be competing consistently at Medium level and above and achieving 65% or more.
(Applicants should have a minimum of four results at the level required in the 12 months prior to application).
Riders will also be considered on younger horses (up to 7 years of age) who demonstrate the potential to compete successfully at International level and are already competing consistently at Elementary or above and achieving 70% or more.
Please note freestyle scores do not count towards minimum criteria.
Riders must have a current classification and should be consistently and currently scoring 62% in their relevant grade at BD Para Dressage Competitions.
Please note freestyle scores cannot be counted.
If you have any queries about the course please contact Hartpury College – there’s lots of information about Hartpury College on their website or contact  their AASE Coordinator, Jennifer Mellows on 01452 702245 or email. Applications for AASE close on 27 May 2016.
If you have any queries about the dressage specific criteria please contact Jo Brown.