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Your region update - January 22


The 2022 Summer Season is underway.  Good luck everyone.

Its time to celebrate and get the party started!

Saturday 19 March at Tankersley Manor Hotel and Spa
We moved the date of the Award Presentation and Ball.  Award winners have been notified and tickets are available to book.  A great opportunity to come and celebrate the successes of 2021, meet friends. Raffle and Disco with presentations before and after dinner. Rooms can be booked direct with the hotel quoting BD ball.  Access to the spa and a late check out on Sunday! 

If you have been notified that you have won an award please don't leave it too long to book tickets as we are limited in numbers.

If you want the hotel bedroom and spa offer, these rooms are only available through the hotel until 11 February and will then be full price.
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North and East Judge appointments and upgrades

List 3
Emma Bond - East Yorkshire
Sue Joy - North Yorkshire
List 4
Andrew Keane - North Yorkshire
David Lannon - Northumberland
Alison Pepper - Leicestershire
Tanya Bridgman - Lincolnshire
List 5
Ruth Baxter - South Yorkshire
Deborah Howson - West Yorkshire
Rachel Liddle - Durham
Sarah McClarron - North Yorkshire
Sharon Spenser-Mullins - Northumberland
Keeley Squires - South Yorkshire
Frances Trundle - Lincolnshire


Camp Dates 2022

Our Camps are now set for 2022 and either available for booking or to save the date:
Book now:
8-10 April 2022 BD Youth at Sheepgate EC with Harry Payne, Tracy Woodhead and Vikki Hayton
22-24 April 2022 Senior at Sheepgate EC with Amy Woodhead, Patsy Bartram and Sarah Payne 
1-3 July 2022 Senior and Youth Camp and Compete at Epworth EC with Hannah Esberger Hancock, Emma Jablonski and Cherry Elvin
Save the date
17-19 July Senior Camp at Alnwick Ford EC with Hannah Esberger Hancock and Jess Griffiths
23-25 October 22 Senior Performance Camp at Bishop Burton with Isobel Wessels, Sophie Wells OBE and Harry Payne 
28-30 October BD Youth Camp with Charlotte Wilson, Jess Griffiths and Emily Hedger
Book Now

North and East Shows 2022


Schedules are now available for our North and East Show Quest Show on Saturday 21 May 22 and our 4 day Championship Show 17-20 June 2022 at Willow Banks EC

North and East Quest Championship 21 May with National Sponsor Saracen Horse Feeds and Regional Sponsors Hird and Partners (Sheffield Equine Centre)
Full Quest schedule

North and East Championship Show 17-20 June
Friday 17 June
Prelim Freestyle to Music sponsored by Pilates with Gill
Novice Freestyle to Music sponsored by Durtona Kitchens and Bathrooms
Elementary Freestyle to Music sponsored by Pink Ponies
Medium Freestyle to Music sponsored by Rydale Clothing
Advanced Medium Freestyle to Music sponsored by Cathedral Equine
PSG Freestyle to Music sponsored by GB Bodybuilders (Horseboxes)
Inter 1 Freestyle to Music sponsored by The Ice Co
Grand Prix Freestyle to Music sponsored by British Horse Feeds
Full Para Schedule and Championship sponsored by McClarron Equine & Rural
Saturday 18 June
BD Youth Rider Tests sponsored by Dengie Horse Feeds
Introductory Championship sponsored by Cottages Plot Equestrian
Under 16 Introductory Championship sponsored by Sheepgate Equestrian
Novice Championship sponsored by Dressage Anywhere
PSG Championship sponsored by Parnaby's Saddlery, Malton
Inter 1 Championship sponsored by Durtona Kitchens and Bathrooms
CoH, Pony, Junior Team, YR Individual Championships sponsored by Frontline Equestrian
Sunday 19 June
Preliminary Championship sponsored by Neigh Hassle Horsebox Hire and Transport
Elementary Championship sponsored by AJJ Rider Mindset Coaching 
Advanced Championship sponsored by Wold's Exclusive Bling
Intermediate II Championship sponsored by Sue Carson Saddles
Monday 20 June
Grand Prix Championship sponsored by Yarnundyed
Medium Championship sponsored by Hudson Equine
Advanced Medium Championship sponsored by Evan Williams Farriery
This is an open BD affiliated Show with Qualifiers and Points to be gained. Trophies, sashes and Premium Rosettes.
The Championships are an addition, with no extra entries, riding etc. provided you compete in the correct classes where it is a combination of two and you are a North & East Region Member.
Rider Tests - Formally assessed squad level - age groups D (up to the calendar year of 11th Birthday), C (up to the calendar year of 14th Birthday) C+ anyone over up to the calendar year of 25th birthday. Squad assessments available in region until 15 May - see Horse Monkey.
FEI Ch/P/Jr/YR riders must be eligible by age.  Ch/P/JR Team Tests YR Individual 
A rosette for the highest placed BD Youth Rider in each Championship.
A prize for the highest placed British bred horse/pony in each championships.
Para Championship will be awarded highest % across all grades based on previous years entries
The Inter II and Grand Prix Championships are also open to riders who are new at this level and wish to enter & compete H/C. They will still go forward to the championship.
BD Stewards for education, whips and commanders permitted.
Stabling available, fabulous cafe and our sponsors tradestands.
North and East Quest Schedule
North and East Championship Schedule

BD Youth Assessments and Rider Skills Tests

Dates Below for Coaching Sessions with Assessments or once assessed a coaching session and riding of your Squad Rider Skills Test
  • Saturday 12 February at Moody Dressage with Hannah Moody
  • Tuesday 15 February at Moulton College, Northamptonshire with Jane Peberdy
  • Wednesday 16 February at Willow Banks EC, North Lincs with Jess Griffiths
  • Saturday 5 March at Greenoaks, South Yorks with Hannah Esberger Hancock 
  • Saturday 12 March at Sheepgate EC, Lincs with Sarah Payne
  • Saturday 19 March at Holmside Hall, Durham with Gwyneth Lewis
  • Saturday 26 March at Moody Dressage, South Yorkshire with Hannah Moody
  • Sunday 3 April at Broudein Stud, South Derbyshire with Patsy Bartram
  • BD YOUTH CAMP 8-10 April at Sheepgate EC
  • Monday 11 April at Witham Villa, Leicestershire with Verity Saul
  • Thursday 21 April at Snainton EC, North Yorkshire with Charlotte Wilson
  • Saturday 23 April at Peigh Hills, Northumberland with Chrissie Havis
  • Saturday 14 May  at Greenoaks, South Yorks with Hannah Esberger Hancock
  • Sunday 15 May at College Farm, Nottingham and Remote Assessments with Vikki Hayton
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Rules, Tack and Equipment

Have you read these?
Please see the links below for the handbook, a 2022 update of changes and the tack and equipment guide.
If you are riding at championships and still unsure, go and see the steward before you get on as they are always happy to be helpful.
Tacking up - check its fitted correctly before you get on.
2022 British Dressage Handbook
2022 Rule Synopsis
Tack and Equipment Guide

Regional Training

All regional training is now on the Horse monkey platform.  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

To register Flexi Training whilst Horse Monkey updates Click here

All Regional 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 are now available on the links below! 
Senior Team Competitions
PARA Team Competitions
BD Youth Team Competitions

Your upcoming regional events...

BD Youth Training, Assessments and Rider Skills Tests

Dates across the region
New training dates are frequently being added and assessments run to 15 May
Book here

Equivisions Music Clinic

5 April 22 
Vale View Equestrian with Steph Croxford. From Floorplan to finished music 
Book here

Senior Camp

22-24 April
Sheepgate EC with Amy Woodhead, Patsy Bartram and Sarah Payne
Book here

A word from your DO

We have had a great start to the Summer Season and plenty of exciting activities planned.
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.
Photographs Adam Fanthorpe and Kevin Sparrow
Contact Jo or your regional reps here
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