Dressage NZ has approved a new set of Young Dressage Horse Tests and Competition Rules & Format for the 21-22 season 

Following a presentation and discussion at the 2021 AGM which had been produced by the subcommittee Debbie Barke (Chair), Linda Warren-Davey, Judith Matthews , Jody Hartstone, Christine Weal the new format was agreed by the Dressage Board

The aim to:  Nurture, Develop, Encourage, Educate and Promote Young Dressage Horses 


Participating  events will offer age group competitions for 4,5,6 & 7yr old horses.

Local  & Premier League Events are encouraged to offer these classes to promote the training and development of Young Dressage Horses and support their preparation for the three key events on the 21/22 calendar.  

  • 3-5 December 2021 | North Island Future Stars | Oro Dressage by the Lake @ Takapoto Estate
  • 24-26 March 2022 | National Championships | Taupo NEC
  • 2-3 April 2022 | South Island Future Stars | Dressage Canterbury McLean Island NEC

Young Dressage Horse Rules_2021_22

A link to the tests: