Wales BD Youth
If you're aged between six and 25 and want to get involved in dressage in your region, then BD Youth in Wales is for you!
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.
Youth Regional Representatives
If you want to find out more about competing for your region with BD Youth, your regional representatives are on hand to answer any questions you may have:
We also have a Youth Ambassador; Grace Gillies. If you see her out and about make sure you say hello!
Here in Wales 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.
Welcome to BD Youth on Zoom, 30 November
Find out everything you need to know about BD Youth in Wales! Meet our Youth Rep - Briony Cutler, Youth Rep - Anna Roberts and Youth Coach and Assessor Nina Boex. We'll be covering how you can get involved, what you can do within BD Youth, information for parents and meet the wales team!
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 on a squad opens up a whole bunch of opportunities for team competition, including the Inter Regionals, Home Nations and BD Youth U25s Championships at Sheepgate.
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 you’ll need to have begun working through the horse care online course.
If you're ready to be squad assessed then you can book onto an assessment day within the region: