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Eastern region

 

 
Katharine Perry - Regional Development Officer       
Tel:  07872 603871

LAST UPDATED: 29 May 2019


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HELLO FROM THE EASTERN REGION!

Welcome to the Eastern Regional Webpage.

Each Region is made up of Regional Committee Members, all volunteers who are very keen to give something back to our sport. We welcome new ideas, so if you have anything that you would like to see then please contact one of us to discuss further.

We hope you will find everything you need to know about British Dressage Eastern and what we have to offer as a region.

British Dressage has something for everyone from Grass Roots to World Class. No matter what level you are at and whether it is competing or training that interests you, enjoy the journey.

 

CLICK HERE to download more information about all the events that we run and what they involve.

CLICK HERE for our handy Guide to all BD Championships and how to qualify for them

Lotte Olsen
Chairman

Email Lotte

Phillippa Coles
Youth Rep
Jane Howard
Judges Rep

Email Jane

Hayley Liddiard
Senior Rider Rep

Email Hayley

Tracy Wright
Coaching Rep

Email Tracy

Joanne Dagley Cleworth
Para Rep
Katie Tysome
Marketing Rep

Email Katie

Jessica Brown
Youth Ambassador

Email Jess

 


NEWS...REPORTS....INFORMATION

 

 Congratuations to the following riders who have been selected to ride for the Eastern Region at the up coming Youth Inter Regional Competition - let's see if we can match our winning Senior Inter Regional Team and take home ALL the silverware this year!! Izzy Lane
Felicity Coles, Libby Hart, Mollie Clough, Kelsey Love, Luke Aldis, Olivia Long, Charlotte Lane, Isobel Morton, Flora Hayes, Molly Wing, Freya Messling, Joseph Mace, Alice Croft, Carrie Eve, Leanne Kelly, Caitlin Borland, Imogen Smith, Dakota Sladden, Daisy Burgess, RESERVES, Felicity Coles, Eliza Ireson, Millie Hammond

Fabulous to have our Para Home International and Senior Inter Regionals running alongside each other.  A great weekend of mixing Eastern Para and Inter Regional riders together for some amazing results!

CLICK HERE to read a full report of our WINTER BALL, see who won the prizes, and what people said about our other nominations too! 


It's time for teams again!! 

CLICK HERE to go to the main BD webpage and check out the Selection Criteria for our Para, Youth and Senior team events this year.  And if you are interested in riding for your county - CLICK HERE to find out all about our Inter County Challenge and CLICK HERE for the schedule

CLICK HERE for the latest newsletter with all our team news in!

 

 

 

 

Do you fancy being an Official BD Steward?  Stewards are a vital part of our sport, maintaining calm in the collecting ring, ensuring good practice, correct tack and the smooth running of our competitions, as well as being guardians of the welfare of the horse.  Starting out at Level 1 where you can steward at Area Festivals and Regionals, you can ultimately finish your Stewarding journey as an FEI Steward at the Olympics!  For further information about what is involved CLICK HERE  And for 2019 dates - CLICK HERE

 



Are you an aspiring Judge or have you ever thought you might like to try? Then our Judges Induction Evenings are for you! A full programme presented by a List 1 Judge covering all aspects of judging, marking, exam system, scoring, panel judging, rules, welfare and judging etiquette. These events are open to ANYONE who is interested and would like to find out more, or improve their judging skills. So why not come along and get some training?  More dates coming soon.


CLICK HERE to see photographs from the 2018 Freestyle evening at the Inter County Challenge: 

https://clients.fatfoxphotography.com/quadrille-keysoe/



Find out more about our busy Regional Committee members here

https://bdeasternregion.wordpress.com/blog/     

Read all about our 2018 visit to Carl Hester's yard here   https://bdeasternregion.wordpress.com/2018/04/28/CarlHesteryardvisit

Find out more about the 2018 Senior Spring Camp https://bdeasternregion.wordpress.com/2018/04/28/spring-camp-was-a-blazing-success

 


 
 
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SENIOR TRAINING
  

Eastern Regional Senior Rider & Training Representative

Hayley Liddiard:    Email Hayley
 

All Senior training and events are located on the online booking page.  We offer a wide variety of training with UKCC L3 Accredited or UKCC L2 Recognised coaches.  All coaches are happy to train whatever level you are competing at, and are extremely approachable.  Please CLICK HERE to see all we have coming up so far this year, and don't forget to check out our info sheet to get more information about the events that we have planned.

CAMPS 2019

We have two Satellite camps coming up in June and July.  These are one day and one night (or just the day) and they offer workshops, test riding and lessons.  A great way to get some intensive training in with our fab coaches.  We have Matt Cox and Jill Day lined up for Keysoe in June and Matt Cox and Tracy Wright for Writtle in July.  Find out more and book on by going to our booking page HERE

TEAMS 2019

Every time you attend British Dressage training and British Dressage competitions, your attendance and scores could count towards you being selected to represent the Eastern Region! If you regularly attend training and shows then you may already have what is required!
 
Each team event has a cut-off date for you to submit your competition and training records.
The Selection Policy applies to the selection of riders / teams for the following events for Seniors:

  • Eastern Inter County Challenge
  • Senior Inter Regional Competition
  • Senior Home International

CLICK HERE for the Senior Selection Policy 2019

 

EASTERN REGIONAL COACHES
 
 

Are you interested in continuing your training and attending a Youth Rider Skills Test Assessor training day?  This day will cover everything that you need to understand about assessing our Youth Rider tests, and will cover lots of discussion on riders’ different stages of development and what each level requires.  The day is running at Bayford Hall with Jo Swain on 19 June and can be booked on the BD Youth Bookwhen page here 

For more information, Youth Assessor Coach application forms and further dates, have a look on the BD website here

If you have any questions about the training day, or becoming a Youth Assessor Coach please do not hesitate to contact Hannah James, Training and Education Coordinator.  Tel: +44(0) 2477 087801  Email: Hannah.James@Britishdressage.co.uk

 

We have two dates booked for the Autumn for our Trainers and Coaches - 15 October and 19 November are two dates at Hallingbury Hall with Alex Hardwick and her horses.  Discussions and information for Coaches on these days - more info nearer the dates.
 
     

BD YOUTH TRAINING
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 several times a year with all the details of what we are doing and news of our riders successes (of which there are many, obviously!!). If you would like to know more, please contact me, Katharine, or our Eastern Regional Youth Rep Pip or Youth Ambassador Jess, and we can tell you more about what we do!

 

If you are not already on our database, click here to send me an email, and I will add you on to our list so that you receive all BD Youth information.

BD Youth Eastern Events & Training are now online

BD Youth Eastern photo consent form

BD Youth Rider Squad Tests  & Information 

Team Information 

Every time you attend British Dressage training and British Dressage competitions, your attendance and scores could count towards you being selected to represent the Eastern Region. If you regularly attend training and shows then you may already have what is required!
 
Each team event has a cut-off date for you to submit your competition and training records.
The Selection Policy applies to the selection of riders / teams for the following Youth events:

  • BD Youth Inter Regional Competition
  • BD Youth Home International
  • Sheepgate Under 25s Championships

CLICK HERE for the BD Youth 2019 Selection Policy 

CLICK HERE to go to the BD Youth Inter Regional Schedule 

CLICK HERE to apply for the BD Youth Inter Regional Competition

CLICK HERE to apply for the BD Youth Home International 

Sheepgate U25 Championship schedule - coming soon

 
Foundation Academies
 
CLICK HERE for information about the 2019 Foundation Academies - applications open 1 May
 
 
 
The Equestrian Learning Academy are proud to support BD Eastern Youth
 

JUDGES
 
Eastern Judges Regional Representative
Jane Howard - Email Jane

All Judge training is now on the bookwhen website.  If you have any problems paying online then please email Katharine direct. PLEASE CLICK HERE  TO BOOK ANY OF OUR JUDGES EVENTS

CLICK HERE to get a full list of all training sessions coming up Nationally

How to become a Judge

Are you interested in becoming a judge? There is a new system in place for exams and how to apply to become one. Please click here for more details.

Judge Testing
 
Regional Judge Training

CLICK HERE to go to our Eastern Judges booking page

We now have a National Judges Calendar which shows all training and events for all regions click here to view

 Regional Judges Induction Days

Are you an aspiring Judge or have you ever thought you might like to try? Then our Judges Induction Evenings are for you! A full programme presented by a List 1 Judge covering all aspects of judging, marking, exam system, scoring, panel judging, rules, welfare and judging etiquette. These events are open to ANYONE who is interested and would like to find out more, or improve their judging skills. So why not come along and get some training?  More dates coming soon.

  
PARA ACTIVITIES
 
SPONSORED BY CU PHOSCO LIGHTING 
 
Eastern Regional PARA Regional Representative

Joanne Dagley Cleworth -   Email Joanne

Team Selection 2019

Every time you attend British Dressage training and British Dressage competitions, your attendance and scores could count towards you being selected to represent the Easter Region! If you regularly attend training and shows then you may already have what is required!
 
Each team event has a cut-off date for you to submit your competition and training records.
The Selection Policy applies to the selection of riders / teams for the following Para events:

  • Para Home International

Plaese CLICK HERE to go to the team information page and to find the Para Selection Policy

2019 Para Home International 3rd placed CU Phosco Shining Team - Olivia Cornick, Eleanor Currington, Sophie Lingfield and Mari Ackhurst

2018 Para Home International Champions - Eastern Region!

 
 
 
Getting started with PARA

For further information on competing, or to request a free booklet to help get you started, contact Tasha tel: 02477 087803.

 
PARA Intro Shows

PARA Intro Shows are run primarily at RDA centres for new Para riders that have a National Classification. You can attend an intro show and your scores can be submitted for the Bronze Championship in September 2018. These Intro days also have Open RDA classes for those riders with out classification. Please contact your RDO or Para rep to find out where they are being held in your area.

 
PARA BEF Entry Programme
 
 
 
PARA Classification
PARA Classification Information - Click here

FEI PARA Equestrian Classification Manual - click here

National Classification Forms - Click here
British Blind Sport Information - Click Here

PARA /RDA Dressage National Classification Policy - 

 
PARA Other

PARA National Calendar - locate all regional events and national competitions

British Dressage PARA Home page

 
PARA Regional Teams
 
2020 ins not far away!!
 

Dont forget you can register with Dressage Anywhere, to help you with your Test Riding, without leaving your own yard.  All tests are judged by FEI or British Dressage Listed Judges. 

There is an online championship with Rosettes and Prize Money - for more information click the icon below:


Membership Information

There are various different memberships now available within British Dressage.

Membership packages and information
If you are new to British Dressage then why not have a read through our 'Discover Dressage Booklet'
Or CLICK HERE to jump to the Membership Page for all information on how to register yourself and your horse
 

 Sponsorship

Regional Sponsorship is now starting to take off and the Eastern region would be delighted if you would join us.

Key Benefits:
  • Promotion in all our regional newsletters, flyers, webpage and Social Media campaigns
  • Social Media reach to more than just our members, informing them about your product and any special offers
  • Opportunities to introduce your product at special events and training camps
  • Brand awareness via our marketing through events, social media and regional communications
  • Feedback on click rates through regional communications so you can monitor yourselves the interest your product is getting
  • It doesn’t have to be a monetary package, we can tailor to your individual needs and finances
  • Payment plans can be arranged
  • Specific sponsorship packages ie. Teams  / BD Youth / PARA etc

If you are interested and would like to discuss further then please contact Katharine Perry on -7872 603871 or email Katharine

 


 

VENUES IN THE EASTERN REGION

Below is a list of all the venues that we currenty have running BD competitions in the Eastern Region.  We are on the look out for more in certain areas (Hertfordshire and Cambridgeshire particularly) so if you know of a venue that might be interested in running British Dressage shows, please ask them to contact Katharine Perry, RDO.

 

Anvil Stud, Snetterton
Norfolk
BD / QUEST
Barleylands, Billericay
Essex
QUEST

Bluegate Hall, Great Bardfield

Essex
BD
Boyton Hall, Monks Eleigh
Suffolk
BD
Brampton EC, Brampton
Norfolk
BD / QUEST

Brook Farm, Stapleford Abbots

Essex
BD / QUEST
Chigwell Riding Trust
Essex
PARA
Codham Park, Gosfield
Essex
BD
Easton College, Norwich
Norfolk
BD / QUEST

Easton Park Arabian Stud, Easton

Suffolk
BD
Fenland EC, Wisbech
Cambs
QUEST
Ferry Farm, Woodbastwick
Norfolk
BD / QUEST
Forest Edge, Swaffham
Norfolk
BD
Grey Fern Park, Wittlesey
Cambs
QUEST

Harolds Park Farm, Nazeing

Essex
BD / QUEST

Humberstone Farm, Gt Yarmouth

Norfolk
QUEST
Lime Kiln, Fakenham
Norfolk
BD

Oaklands College, St Albans

Herts
BD
Penniwells, Elstree   
Herts
PARA

Queach Farm, Bury St Edumunds

Suffolk
BD / QUEST

The Centaur Trust,Halesworth

Suffolk
BD
The College EC, Keysoe
Beds
BD / PARA

 Beechwood, Chelmsford

Essex BD / QUEST

Topthorn EC, Stonham Aspel

Suffolk
BD / QUEST
Wix EC, Manningtree
Essex
BD
Woodlands (EEFDG) Chingford 
London
BD / QUEST / PARA

 


ARCHIVES

NIRVANA SPA VOLUNTEEER OF THE MONTH
 
Without volunteers, dressage could not function as a sport. Did you know that, at competitions, all scorers, stewards, runners, writers and many of the show secretaries do their job simply for the love of the sport?
 
Each month we announce our NIRVANA SPA VOLUNTEER OF THE MONTH, where they'll receive a certificate and trophy plus more! But we can't do this without your help!  Is there someone you'd like to thank for helping settle your competition nerves, or someone who has helped you get to the arena on time? Have your say and email your nomination today! 
 

ADVERTISEMENTS FOR SERVICES AVAILABLE IN THE EASTERN REGION

CLICK HERE FOR FULL DETAILS OF BEAT THIS AND HOW THEY CAN HELP YOU TO A FABULOUS FREESTYLE!

 

 

 

 

 



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