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Dressage Schedule - Sunday 3rd April 





Unaffiliated Dressage Competition Sunday 3rd April 2022

Open to all

Starting at Approximately 10am


To be held at Downe Farm Event Centre EX16 8QF

(Directions on WRC Website)



Class 1         Introductory A (2008)

  Section A)  Restricted to combinations that have never been placed 1st to 3rd

                      in any dressage competition with more than 6 entries.        

  Section B)  Open to all


Class 2         Prelim 2 (2016)

  Section A)  Restricted to combinations that have never been placed 1st to 3rd

                      at or above this level in dressage with more than 6 entries

  Section B)  Open to all


Class 3         Prelim 12 (2005 collectives revised 2016)

  Open to all


Class 4         Novice 27 (2007) 

  Open to all


Class 5         Novice 34 (2009 collectives revised 2016) 

  Open to all


Class 6         Elementary 42 (2008)  

  Open to all  



Entries:        By attached form or email with required information and BACS payment as on entry form. Entries close Tuesday 29th March

                      Numbers will be limited and accepted on a first come first served basis.

                      Classes may close before the closing date if full.

Entry Fee:    £10.00.per class (WRC members) £12.00 (non members)    No refunds

after the closing date


Rosettes:     To 10th place if numbers allow.


Times:          Times available from Thursday evening, 31st March on the website and Witheridge Riding Club facebook page.



By entering this competition, competitors accept the risks involved in horse riding and competing.  Save for death or injury caused by the negligence of the landowner or officials of Witheridge Riding Club for which they are legally responsible, the landowners and officials will not accept any liability for any accident, loss, injury or damage to competitors, property, vehicles, animals or spectators of any description. 


This event is covered by British Riding Club’s insurance but competitors are advised to hold their own personal injury insurance cover.


The organisers have taken reasonable precautions to safeguard the health and safety of everyone present.   For these to be effective, competitors and spectators are required to take due care at all times and to obey any notices or requests made by official stewards in the interests of their own and others safety. 


Hats to current British Safety Standards must be worn and securely fastened when mounted. 


The judge’s decision is final. Objections must be made to the Secretary’s Office within 10 minutes of the results or incident with a £10 deposit.  The deposit will be reimbursed if the objection is upheld.


Please keep dogs on a lead at all times, in all areas of the venue.


All horses must be 4 years old and over.   No horse can be entered twice in one class.


In the case of adverse weather, and the need to abandon, we will publish this on the website, otherwise please call  Sophie Marshall 07532 185416


Please tidy up after yourselves, picking up any droppings, hay etc.

Entries Secretary – Rowena Ball  Tel: 01884 860368


Entries to


With payment to WRC bank Account HSBC, sort code 40-27-56, account number 20019356, with your surname and Downe as the reference.     (emails will be acknowledged)  

OR cheque payable to Witheridge Riding Club sent to Rowena Ball, Betham Farm,

Witheridge, EX16 8QJ


Rider’s Details






Tel. No  :                                                           Email:





Vehicle registration and contact name and number, in event of emergency if you will be on your own (we recommend you also display this in your vehicle)