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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- Andrea Raves Lessons – (dates tbc) – 30 January and 27 February. Let Trish know if you’d like to book a lesson with Andrea. $75 for 30 minutes and $100 for 45 minutes. Email Trish on email@example.com All levels catered for from Introductory to Grand Prix.
- Solway Dressage Ribbon Day Series – 29 April, 20 May and 17 June 2018 – All welcome. The schedule is on the Events Page of this website. Entries to be made via Equestrian Entries. Non Graded classes from Introductory to Grand Prix level.
- Solway Dressage Rallies – 11 March and 8 April 2018 – All welcome. 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.
- Compulsory ESNZ Community Membership for Non Graded Riders – the new ESNZ membership structure makes it compulsory from 1 January 2015 for all non-graded riders to become Community Members to be able to ride in non-graded classes. The good news is Community Membership is free and offers a range of other benefits. Call ESNZ on 04 499 8994 or go to http://www.nzequestrian.org.nz/dressage/join/join-now/community-member/ for more information.
- 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.
- Solway Dressage Newsletter – if you’d like to subscribe to our regular Newsletter, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Do not use the Subscribe function as these emails are getting stopped as spam.
- 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.