South and West BD Youth

If you're aged between six and 25 and want to get involved in dressage in your region, then BD South & West Youth is for you!

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BD Youth offers not only competitions, teams, prizes and top training, but also the chance to make new friends and have fun! Wherever you live there's a BD Youth group near you - so taking part is easy, simple and enjoyable.

South & West Youth Regional Representative

Your South & West Youth Regional Reps are Clare Deithrick and Tina Burrow, they are on hand to answer any questions you have about getting involved with BD Youth in the South & West region - you can email them below:

EMAIL CLARE

EMAIL TINA

Youth Ambassadors

Meet BD Youth Ambassadors Melissa Dawes and Holly Sargent, if you see them out and about make sure you say hi!

Regional training

Here in the South & West region, we host loads of training sessions and social activities throughout the year that you can get involved with! Have lessons with national and local coaches, meet fellow young riders with a passion for dressage and have great fun progressing towards your training goals. Sessions and camps run during the school holidays and over weekends and include everything from test riding and training to unmounted workshops, DVD sessions and social activities.

In the South & West we have County Ambassadors who are working hard to delivery a county by county programme for our members and any young rider interested in getting started with BD Youth South & West, if you would like to get in touch with your CCO please click on the links below and send them a message.

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BD Youth Squads

When you start your BD Youth training journey within your region, you can attend assessment days to be allocated to a BD Youth Regional Squad. Being squadded opens up a whole bunch of opportunities for team competition, including the Home International, BD Youth U25s Championships and Inter Regionals.

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If you're ready to be squadded then you can book onto an assessment day within the region:

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Squadding and Horse Care Course

Our BD Horse Care course is designed to help you as a rider learn all of the fundamentals in caring for horses. If you’re a BD Youth rider who is looking to be eligible to compete our regional teams after December 2020, you’ll need to have begun working through the horse care online course.

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All of the CCO's are being briefed so that they can help you but do contact Clare Deithrick, Tina Burrow or Amanda Rodgers if you need any help or guidance.

Your County Ambassadors

Our County Ambassadors are on hand to answer any of your questions about youth squads, as well as our Youth Representatives, Clare Deithrick and Tina Burrow, and our Development Officer Amanda Rodgers. You can contact our Youth CCOs on the contact details below:

CORNWALL

DEVON

DORSET

GLOUCESTERSHIRE

HAMPSHIRE & BERKSHIRE

OXFORDSHIRE

WILTSHIRE

SOMERSET

SOUTH GLOUCESTERSHIRE