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Posted by Samantha Napier on 19/07/2016.

Dressage Tasmania Southern Zone Amateur Series 2016

Dressage Tasmania Southern Zone Amateur Series 2016

Competition Date Closing Date For Entries:
28th August 12th August
2nd October 16th September 
30th October 21st October
4th December 18th November 


To be run at the Tasmania Equestrian Centre, Equestrian Drive, Lauderdale.

Registrations are open until the 6th November.

Individual test entries are due, as per their respective competitions. Tests will run within the unofficial divisions at Preparatory, Preliminary and Novice levels. Riders must nominate for ONE level only. Entrants must be a DressageTas member.  Horses do NOT need to be EA registered.



DT Membership is $35 Juniors/$70 Senior and receive discounted entry fees for competitions.



All tests will be run under EA rules:

Horse and rider combinations receive series points for each score obtained at their nominated level. Final scores will be calculated using the top 3 scores only.

Percentage: Points Awarded:
<54% 1
54 - 56% 2
56 - 58% 3
58 - 60% 4
60 - 62% 5
62 - 64% 6
64 - 66% 7
66 - 68% 8
68 - 70% 9
70% + 10

In the event of a point draw, winners will be calculated by using the highest aggregate percentage of your top 3 scores. The Organising Committee reserves the right to determine that if, due to unforeseen circumstances any of the competition dates included in the series are cancelled; results will be decided from the remaining competition(s).

The more competitions you attend, the better-placed you will be!



  • A woollen rug and rosette for each series winner.
  • Rosettes to 8th place.
  • Rosette for high-point Young Rider (Age: up to and including 21y.o)
  • Rosette for the high-point pony.



Amateurs only (riders not earning any income from training or riding horses AND/OR who have never ridden at FEI level.) If you have won a series in previous years e.g. Prelim 2014 please only enter the Novice. series.



How much does it cost?   

Registration is free. Entry costs to each competition apply as normal. ($15 per test)

Can I compete in more than one series?         

Please choose one series PER horse. 

What do I need to send in?

Just complete this registration form and send it in to the address below.

You will still need to complete your standard entry via for every competition. 

I don’t want to register for the series just yet. Can I still compete in the mean time?

YES.  As long as you have your registration form in by the closing date.

If I register on November 2nd, can I still count scores from the August and October competitions?

Yes, we will have records of all results. 

What is the dress code?  

All riders must abide by EA dress code with approved helmets/boots and jackets, as per the EA Rules.

Do I have to plait?

There is no formal rule, however this does show respect to the judges and allows them to more clearly judge your test.

Still have questions?

Please contact Penny Marsden (0409 578 908 or [email protected]) or Jill Schwartz (0419 385 374 or [email protected])

FLYER:  AmateurSeries_2016.pdf

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