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Your region update | Christmas 2021


We would like to wish all of our North and East members a very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. 

2022 Rules

Available online
The 2022 members handbook is now available to view on the BD website along with a synopsis of the major rule amendments. In an aim to continue to be more environmentally friendly the handbook is available as a searchable digital document however hard copies are available for those who need access to a printed version. Request a printed copy
Lovely photo Hannah Esberger Hancock and another one captured by photographer from our region Adam Fanthorpe
2022 Handbook
2022 Rule Synopsis

Equine Register

If you would like to find out more please visit our website where an update has been released, scroll down and see the Q&A document for clarification.

Equine Register

Come and Join us! New Date

Tankersley Manor Hotel and Spa - Saturday 19 March 2022

With all the uncertainty, the hotel have been really helpful and given us an alternate date for our fabulous ball. Come and join us to celebrate the achievements of 2021. 

Rider League

2021 League concludes 31 December

The latest standings have been published.  Three scores are required for placings and sheets need to be sent to me by 2 January.

2021 BD Youth Rider League to 22 December
2022 BD Youth Rider League

Vale View Senior Camp 23-25 January 22


The first camp of the year with the aim of building confidence and preparing for the season ahead.  
Private lessons, test riding and additional professional workshops. 
Open to Senior and Para riders aged 18 or over

Two Day Camp
1 Private, 1 shared lesson
1 Test Riding session
Fun Competition
Rider Mindset workshop 
Physio session
A feed company in attendance for nutritional advice
2 nights stabling 
Dinner on Monday night

Book Now

Regional Training

All regional training is now on the Horse monkey platform.  Easy to use and a great way to access and record your training with our BD Coaches across the region, come along to our camps in a number of great locations or get ready for championships with test riding at our major event venues.

Flexi raining is a great way of accessing BD UKCC Qualified Coaches for Senior, Youth and Para riders across the region at a mutually convenient time. These great coaches welcome riders at all levels and invite you to make contact. They share the ethos of developing you and your horse or pony, building our regional teams and creating a community of riders across the region. 

YOUTH COACHES have had additional training and can also assess Rider Skills Tests

Horse Monkey Guide
All Regional Training
Book Flexi Training

Regional Competitions 2022

We are looking forward to 2022 and all of our team competitions being contested.
BD Senior Inter Regionals, Bishop Burton East Yorkshire 07 – 08 May
BD Youth Inter Regionals, Bury Farm Buckinghamshire 25-26 June

BD PARA Home International, Bishop Burton East Yorkshire 06 – 08 May
BD Youth Home International, Arena UK Lincolnshire 05 – 07 August
BD Senior Home International, Bicton Arena Devon 23 – 25 September

The selection policies will be published shortly, If you are interested in joining our team competitions please click on the links below and look out for some dates coming soon for Zoom sessions with your committee representatives.
Senior Team Competitions
PARA Team Competitions
BD Youth Team Competitions

Upcoming Competition Dates

Do you need more points to finish your winter qualification? 
Winter qualification
  • 29 December           Hargate Equestrian - Prelim to Elementary and Music
  • 29 December           Northallerton EC - Prelim to Grand Prix and Music
Get your Summer qualification underway
  • 2 January               Yorkshire Riding Centre Prelim to Elementary and QUEST
  • 3 January               Port Royal EEC QUEST
  • 5 January               Port Royal EEC Prelim to Inter II
  • 7 January               Northallerton EC  Prelim to Grand Prix, PARA Qualifiers and Music
  • 8 January               Bishop Burton College Prelim to Advanced Medium and Music
  • 8 January               Field House EC QUEST
  • 8 January               Northallerton EC QUEST
  • 9 January               Field House Prelim to Advanced Medium and Music
  • 9 January               Vale View EC  Novice to Inter 1 and PYO FEI
High Profile Show at Vale View EC 13-16 January 
The first High Profile Show of the season.  Please make your entries in good time before 7 January closing.  Follow the Vale View Facebook Page for all the latest information.
Schedules and Fixtures

Regional and Area Festival Entries

 Qualification emails are flying out.  Please read the rules of the 2021 online handbook as at a competition level remember you cannot do both including music.  Rule 176 onwards for Area Festivals and Rule 184 onwards for Winter Music and Regional Championships 
Winter Regionals including Music
  • 3-6 February           Vale View EC
  • 22-26 February       Bishop Burton Equine Arena
Winter Area Festivals
  • 20-22 January        Vale View EC
  • 10-13 February      Northallerton EC
Competition Rules

Regional Committee Vacancy

Could you join us? 
We are looking for another Marketing Rep to focus on our social media, event promotion and help with newsletters.  A knowledge of how the business back end of Facebook and Instagram work would be a great help and good IT skills including using CANVA ideal, but we can support you.
This could be a super role for a younger member, maybe on a business or marketing course wanting to gain valuable experience and evidence for a future job role.  Closing date 23 January.
BD North and East Marketing Job Description and Application Form

Your upcoming regional events...


New training dates are frequently being added so make sure you keep an eye out here.
Record your Training

BD Youth Camp

8-10 April 22 
Sheepgate Equestrian Centre, Lincs
Book here

Test Riding

Alnwick, Bishop Burton & Northallerton
Dates available now
Book here

Squad Assessments

Assorted Venues
Riders 6-25.  Come and Join us!
BD Youth Assessments
North and East Show Sponsorship

A word from your DO

On behalf of your Regional Committee, Organisers and Officials we wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Please keep an eye on the British Dressage Website, the Regional Pages and the North and East Facebook Page as we try to keep you updated with the latest information.
Contact Jo or your regional reps here
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