Dressage Tas Young Rider Squad


Our aim is assist young dressage riders to further their equestrian development enabling them to compete successfully at Official level in Dressage Tas competitions, with a view to providing a pathway to compete at Interstate and National YR Events. Any young rider who is committed to becoming a better dressage rider, and is competing (or is planning to) in Official Dressage Tasmania competitions is encouraged to apply. 

Conditions for Young Rider Squad Membership


Aged 10 to 21 (until the end of the year in which you turn 21) or from 8yrs if riding a pony
A current financial member of Equestrian Tasmania (ET)
A current financial member of Dressage Tasmania (DT)
Aiming to compete in Official DT competitions (if not already doing so)
Attend YR Squad Training Days
To show good Horsemanship and Sportsmanship at all times
To show respect to all Coaches, Officials, Parents and Riders at YR/DT events


Must be registered with ET and have a current Performance License
You may apply for more than one horse to be on the YR Squad - please fill out a separate application form for each horse. If a YR Training Day/event is oversubscribed, you may be able to only attend with one horse.

As a representative of the Dressage Tasmania Young Rider Squad you are considered an ambassador for Dressage Tasmania and in doing so should conduct yourself in a considerate and professional manner at all times. 

Please see the below forms or contact Suzan McDermott on 0421 954 472 or at [email protected]

DT Young Rider Squad Information and Conditions 2019.pdf

YR Medical form 2019.pdf



Upcoming Dates:



Current 2018/2019 Young Rider Squad:

Alice Paterson
Caitlin Radford
Ella Nast
George Furzer
Harriett Faulds
Jackson Radley
Jordan Gale
Kenya Broad
Lara Baker
Laura Edwards
Mieke Drake
Shayna Turner
Sophie McDermott