Programmes and championships
With competition and training opportunities extending far beyond Regional and National Championships, take a look at the valued team of brands behind our wide range of programmes and championships.
British Dressage official surface supplier Andrews Bowen are proud supporters of countless BD competition venues countrywide, alongside offering invaluable support to our bi-annual Organisers' Conference and National Championships guest pavilion. Contact Andrews Bowen’s expert team for advice on turnkey solutions for large-scale professional equestrian facilities and international competition venues through to private arenas, surface top-ups and maintenance.
Youth programme sponsors Dengie are devoted to creating the best and healthiest horse food, supplements and feed balancers that include all the vitamins, minerals and nutrients that your horse or pony may require for every season, activity or event. All horse feeds are developed by their team of highly qualified nutritionists, who select only the highest-quality ingredients.
The force behind our Para pathway and championships, Niagara Equissage Pulse offers a simple and convenient choice in equine therapy designed for daily use. The saddle pad design allows therapy to travel through deep muscle tissue, allowing for instant benefit from its use. The Niagara Equissage Pulse range also extends to rider therapy products.
Petplan Equine has been a leading horse and rider insurance provider since 1988. Known for their professionalism and specialist knowledge of equine insurance, Petplan aim to offer customers straightforward cover that they can rely on. Petplan offer a wide variety of flexible horse insurance and rider insurance policies which cater for all levels of experience from the happy hacker to a polo champion.
Title sponsors of the Combined Training Championships, IDEAL is a market leader in the design and manufacture of fine saddles. For over 30 years, they’ve been based in Walsall, the home of English saddlery, and believe their range of saddles offers unrivalled choice in quality and style for the discerning rider. With skilled fitting, the finest workmanship and brand flexibility, IDEAL saddles help both rider and horse achieve their best.
Associated Championships sponsor Nettex is a global brand supplying over 40 countries with one of the most extensive equine product ranges available, designed for all riders, including brand ambassador Carl Hester, no matter which discipline or level you may be at. The Nettex range includes a portfolio of equine supplements formulated by our expert team which includes an equine veterinary surgeon.
Quest Championships title sponsors Kent & Masters Saddlers pride themselves on the fact that all their saddles are handmade in England by skilled craftsmen. Combining traditional techniques with in-depth research, scientific testing and saddle-fitting expertise allows the team to develop saddle designs that offer fitting solutions for even the trickiest combinations.
Training and Education is kindly supported by the Avancse Synchronicity System, a groundbreaking sensor-based recording of rein tension screened via smartphone app during ridden exercise. Used to identify the degree of harmony between horse and rider, Avancse aids coaches and riders to find the right training solutions where rising scores prove that the methods are being effective.
Founded in 1983, the British Dressage Supporters Club supports, promotes and celebrates all that BD has to offer. The dedicated team of BDSC members host hospitality areas, trips abroad to international shows and raise funds throughout the year to support dressage at all levels in the UK, alongside offering sponsorship to a variety of events, including the National Judges Convention.