Welcome to Dressage Wairarapa, incorporating Wairarapa Dressage Group and Solway Dressage Inc.
This website explains how our two dressage groups work together to support dressage within the Wairarapa, and provides information about upcoming events, results and news updates.
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- Wairarapa Dressage Premier League Event – sponsored by Eastwood Motor Group – 19 and 20 January 2019 – The draw is now available on Equestrian Entries. Times may change during the week and during the show to ensure things run smoothly so keep an eye out for any changes. Show updates will be made on our Dressage Wairarapa Facebook page. Please let Ann know of any changes up until Friday 18 January. After that time please text or phone Wendy on 027 279 7799.
- Solway Dressage Rallies – next rally is 3 February 2019 – keep an eye on Facebook for details. This rally offers subsided lessons with Jeremy Gardiner – details on our Facebook page. Rallies run from 10am – 12:30pm. Members and non-members welcome. $10 for members and $15 for non-members. Come through Fleet St entrance. Ann our Treasurer is in a white truck so check in with her for payment and back number before you ride. Your helmet must meet new helmet standards – tagging available on the day. Look forward to seeing you there!
- Solway Dressage Membership 2018/19 – membership is due 1 April. The Membership Form is on the Events and Forms Pages. There are lots of other advantages to being a member such as discounted show levies, spot prizes at Ribbon Days and reduced ground levy and activity fees at monthly rallies.
- ESNZ rules – Wairarapa Dressage competitions are run under ESNZ rules. It is the responsibility of all riders competing at these competitions to be cognisant of what the rules are and to abide by them. Both the General and Veterinary Regulations and Policies and Rules of Dressage New Zealand can be found on the ESNZ website http://www.nzequestrian.org.nz/Article.aspx?ID=1786Refer to the Events Page for our full event calendar and event information- schedules will be published once available.
- Facebook – keep an eye on the Dressage Wairarapa Facebook page for regular updates on what’s coming up, particularly close to show dates!
- Solway Dressage Membership – The annual subscription is $25 for adult riding members, $10 for riding members aged under 18 years (previously 12 years), and $5 for non-riding members. Membership forms are on our Forms Page. Membership entitles you to reduced levies at our competitions and subsidised clinics/lessons where provided.