Riding Club Teams
EDDRC is an affiliated club so we have the opportunity to send both teams and individuals to compete at local, national and international level across a range of disciplines. We get the chance to compete in classes at some of the biggest equestrian events in the UK! Full information can be found on BRC website. Below is a summary of the type of competitions and levels available.
Show Jumping – There are four riders in a team. Each competitor will jump two rounds, with the best three scores in each round to count for the team total. Local qualifiers leading to Championships.
- Novice 80cm and 85cm
- Intermediate 95 cm and 1metre
- Open 105cm and 110cm
Style Jumping – Style Jumping is similar to Show Jumping, but marks are based on the rider’s performance rather than the horse’s. 75cm and 85cm, for both juniors and seniors at the Qualifiers and Championships.
Dressage – A wide range of classes for teams of four, pairs and individuals. Prelim, Novice and a Medium. Local qualifiers leading to championships.
Riding test – Similar to Dressage but the marks are awarded according to rider’s performance and the horse’s paces are not considered.
Horse Trials – The event consists of Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country phases. Classes at 80cm, 90cm and 100cm. Teams of four, best three scores to count. Individual places too. Local qualifiers, Championship at Swalcliffe Park Oxon.
Hickstead Show Jumping – The Riding Club team show jumping event is held on the Sunday at the Hickstead International Horse Show. In this event, there are teams of 3, all scores to count. One member to jump at each of the following heights – 85cm, 95cm 105cm.
Festival of the horse – Eventer Challenge. Each competitor will be required to jump between 8 to 10 show jumps and then will head straight out on to the cross country course to complete a further 10 to 15 jumps. A team consists of four riders with the best three scores to count. There is also a pairs event 90cm. Teams 90cm and 100cm.
Festival of the horse – Combined Training. Dressage and show jumping. Prelim/75cm and Novice 85cm.
Blenheim Eventers Challenge – Another opportunity to compete at a prestigious event, Riding Clubs are invited to send teams of four. It is an arena event with a mix of SJ and XC fences, optimum time, lowest penalties wins. There is also an award for the most stylish rider in the 100cm. Class heights of 90cm and 100cm.
Please find below the times for the Area 17 Dressage competition. Please click on the links to open the documents.