South and West Regional Team
Want to compete as part of Team South & West? Our Regional Teams give you the chance to represent the south west in a variety of competitions.
Whether you're a senior rider, youth rider, or para rider - there's lots of opportunities to compete for your region and fly your region colours! Each category has its own selection criteria and competitions that you can apply to be a part of.
Inter County competitions
South & West Inter County Challenge 29 April to 1 May, 2023
As a region we also host the South & West Inter County Challenge. This team event sees our 10 counties compete against each other to become the Inter County Champions. It is primarily a team event but we also have individual champions at each level, BD affiliated classes and it is open to BD Youth, Seniors, Para and RDA. We run from Prelim to Grand Prix.
Qualification opens on 1 October 2022 and closes on 31 March 2023. To qualify you have to submit 3 ICC results.
The senior and para schedule also include a full affiliated three day show, which is open to anybody not just ICC riders, and provides an excellent pre-regionals warm up. The schedules are being prepared and will be available soon.
2022 County Have a Go Shows
Our County Shows offer you a chance to ride at a BD Competition for the first time, ride a new test at the same level or even step up through the levels. Classes will range from Prelim to PSG and include Pony, Junior, COH tests as well. Each class has two sections, you can choose which one you feel will give you the most back. Show and Go ... ride a test, get some judge feedback and go or Train and Gain ... we will have BD Coaches on the warm up to help and you as you prepare, you will ride your test and get some judge feedback.
Your regional representatives
If you want to find out more about competing for your region, your regional representatives are on hand to answer any questions you may have, simply click on the names below to email them:
- Senior representative: Nicky Du Plessis
- Youth representatives: Tina Burrow and Clare Deithrick
- Para representative: Mark Cunliffe
How to apply for Regional Teams
Apply to be a part of the regional teams through our Horse Monkey booking system.