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Central region

 

 

 
 
Central Regional Development Officer - Laura Aitken  Email  Tel - 07495 013192

Welcome to the BD Central Region page.  Here you can find out about all the activities we get up to include training, team and social events for BYRDS, Seniors, Paras, Coaches and Judges.  Both BD Members and Non-Members are always welcome and if you have any questions please just get in touch

 

Be Social with BD Central Region & connect with us 

                                                    

 

 

 

For information on what is going on in the region click on the links below for more information

 

How to get involved with the Regional Teams -BDYouth / SENIORS / PARAS 

To book training -   BDYouth / SENIORS / PARAS / JUDGES

Contact the BD Central Region Committee

British Dressage Youth (age 6 - 25) 

 For more information on Coaching and UKCC

To purchase Regional and BD Clothing 

Find out how to get involved as a BD Steward

Find your nearest BD Venue

  

Recent Newsletters 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

All the Official BD Central Region training can be booked via our on-line booking system to make it even easier for you to plan your training and join in with the activities in our region.                                                        

                                                       

 

We run training for Seniors, BYRDS, Judges, Para riders and Coaches across the region.  We also have DVD evenings, Yard Visits and camps.  All our training is open to both BD members and Non-members of all levels, there is something for everyone. If there is something you would like to do but cannot see it just let us know.

To book any of our training or events click here  Book online

 
  
 
 
Did you know that the scores you are collecting now could count towards selection for 2018 teams?
 
We have two team opportunities for Seniors in 2018 - Inter Regionals at Keysoe and Home International at Bishop Burton.  More information on the Selection Policy and application process for 2018 to follow soon 
 
 
 
 

Date

Event

Cut off date for training and results

Teams announced

Entries Close

12th / 13th May 

 Senior IR - Keysoe  TBC  TBC  TBC

31st Aug / 2nd Sept

 

Senior HI - Bishop Burton

TBC

TBC

TBC

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
If you are a rider under 25 years old and interested in dressage, then you are welcome to come along to any of our Regional BD Youth events. 
 
We have a newsletter which goes out each month with all the details of what we are doing and news of our riders successes). If you would like to know more, please contact our RDO, Laura, or Jo Swain who is the Central Region BD Youth Rep and we can tell you more about what we do!

 

If you are not already a member but would like to receive our newsletter, click here to be added to the list.
 
 
 
 
 
All BD Youth training dates can be found on our on-line booking system
 
click here to view   BD Central BookWhen
 
 
 
 
We have several team opportunities in 2018 - Inter Regionals at Keysoe, Home International at Moreton, Dorset and U25 Championship at Sheepgate.   More information on the Selection Policy and application process for 2018 to follow soon 
 
 
 
 

 

Date of Competition

Event

Cut-Off Dates for Training and Results

Teams Announced

Entries Close

30th June -1st July

Inter Regionals - Keysoe

TBC TBC TBC

3rd - 5th Aug

Home International - Moreton, Dorset

TBC

TBC TBC

20th - 25th August

Under 25's Championships - Sheepgate

TBC

TBC TBC

 

BD Youth MEMBERSHIP
There are 2 main options to look at for membership for Youth riders
 
Club Membership -   If you are not currently a member and you would like to become a Club member it is £30 and it is a great place to start. 
For this you can attend all our training at the same cost as a member, compete in prelim affiliated classes including qualifiers and also Team Quest, My Quest and Music classes, you are also covered by the BD insurance, legal helpline and have access to BD website and on line magazine. 
 
 
 
Full Membership - Young riders wanting to complete above prelim level need to become Full Members.  This is £90 per year and gives you full access to all BD competitions and training as well as BD insurance, legal helpline, access to the BD Website, membership discounts and you will receive the BD magazine through the post.
 
 
 
For full information on all the membership BD offers please Click here
 
 
                                                       
 
Other BDYouth Information
 
BD Youth RIDER SQUAD TESTS - CLICK HERE
 
BD Youth RIDER SQUAD TESTS INFORMATION - CLICK HERE
 
CENTRAL BD Youth PHOTO CONSENT FORM - CLICK HERE
 
 
 
 

 Para Training

 
All Para training dates can be found on our on-line booking system
 
click here to view   BD Central BookWhen
 
You can also find all the latest training and competition information from throughout the country here
 
Para Team 2017
 
Congratualtions to Team Central who finished in 4th place at the 2017 Para Home International!  It was a very tight competition and they were all fantastic!
 
 
 
 
 
Left to Right - Ilse Taylor, Julie Payne, Sara Bates and Central Region Para Rep Mari Durward - Akhurst
 
 

Other Para Information

 
RIDER COMPETITION & REGIONAL TRAINING RECORD - CLICK HERE

PARA CLASSIFICATION POLICY - CLICK HERE

PARA DRESSAGE INTRO SHOWS INFORMATION & ELIGIBILTY - CLICK HERE

BEF / RDA TRAINING HUBCLICK HERE

BEF APPLICATION FORM - CLICK HERE

RDA HUB FLYERCLICK HERE

                                             

                                       

 

 
All Judge training dates can be found on our on-line booking system
 
click here to view   BD Central BookWhen
 
You can also find all the latest training throughout the country here
 
For information on how to become a BD Judge Click here
 
For information on the new Exam system for judges Click here
 
 
 

Central region venues

 

The Regional Committee is made up of dedicated voluteers who provide technical know how, advice, ideas and support - BD Central would not exist without them.  They are: 

Chairman  Harry Payne   Email  Tel - 07771 691071

BYRDS      Jo Swain        Email Tel - 07836 795960

Seniors     Jane Imbush  Email Tel - 07739 644064

Seniors     Jane McWilliam Email Tel - 07971 688323

Judges     Jenny Welham Email Tel - 07917 408020

Marketing  Jenny Beynon Email Tel - 07927 933241
 
Para          Mari Durward-Akhurst Email Tel - 07505 675583

Coaches   Lindsey Dawes Email Tel - 01635 299367
 

 

Regional Clothing is available to purchase from Tyler Horse & Country

Click on the links below to see what is available

      

 

 

 

 Central Regional Wear 

 Central BD Youth range

 Quest Club Range

 BD Fan wear

 

 

BD Stewards

Are you interested seeing dressage from a different side and becoming a BD Steward?

For more information Click Here

 


Coaching

For more information on BD Coaching and UKCC - CLICK HERE

UKCC Courses 2018

Level 2 Courses

Vale View, Leicestershire

Workshop 1    Monday 15 January

Workshop 2    Monday 12 February

Workshop 3    Monday 12 March

Workshop 4    Wednesday 18 April               

Assessment    Monday 14 May

 Myerscough College, Lancashire

Workshop 1    Friday 27 April

Workshop 2    Friday 23 May

Workshop 3    Wednesday 27 June

Workshop 4    Tuesday 17 July               

Assessment    Tuesday 21 August

 Parwood, Surrey

Dates TBC

Course costs: £900

 

Assessment cost: £440

 

Level 3 Courses

Swallowfield, Warwickshire

Workshop 1     Tuesday 16 January                                                         

Workshop 2     Tuesday 13 February

Workshop 3     Tuesday 13 March                                                                                   

Workshop 4     Tuesday 17 April                                                                     

Workshop 5     Tuesday 15 May                                                                       

Workshop 6     Tuesday 26 June                                                     

Workshop 7     Tuesday 31 July                                         

 Assessment      Tuesday 14 August

 

Catherston, Hampshire

Dates TBC

 

Course costs: £1500

 

Assessment cost: £440


For all booking enquiries or information please email Kelsey Smith at BD head office

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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