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Introduction to Dressage Show 2023

March 26, 2023 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm

Equestrians, welcome to our new Introduction to Dressage Show, kindly sponsored by Caledonian Horticulture, organised by and on behalf of Muirfield Riding Therapy, with all proceeds supporting the charity – entries are now open on horsemonkey.com

Open to riders, horses and ponies of all ages (equines from age 4+) and abilities. Benefit from a professional British Dressage experience but in a relaxed, friendly and encouraging atmosphere.

* ENTRIES on Horse monkey.com are now SOLD OUT

The Show is being held at our Arena, at West Fenton Farm & Livery, by kind permission of The Morrison Family.

Class 1: BD Intro A (2008)
Class 2: BD Intro B (2009)
Class 3: BD Prelim 7 (2002)
Class 4: RDA Intro to Dressage Test 3 (2016) led
Class 5: RDA Intro to Dressage Test 3 (2016) unled


* Outdoor warm up and indoor test for all classes.
* Classes 4 and 5 – able bodied riders will warm up on grass, RDA riders will warm up in the outdoor school.
* Class numbers may be limited to ensure completion of the show at a reasonable time.
* All day Cafe, and cosy Viewing Gallery
* You’ll be able to purchase small bags of compost, soil, lawn improvers and mulches from our headline sponsor Caledonian Horticulture www.caledonianhorticulture.co.uk
* Muirfield Riding Therapy is a volunteer-led Centre, providing pioneering, life-changing equine facilitated therapy. Based in East Lothian, we are a member group of RDA UK. Our services are free, ensuring they are accessible to all who need them. Your support of this event is helping us keep our vital service free of charge, thank you.


Show Terms & Conditions
All horses / ponies to be aged 4 years and over.
2. Horses may not be entered in more than 3 classes / 2 tests per rider.
3. Dogs must be on a lead at all times and kept away from any horse / pony.
4. This competition is run under British Dressage and RDA rules, back numbers will be supplied if necessary.
5. A hard hat to PASO15 (2011), ASTM F1163 (2004), AS/NZS 3838 (2006) and WHICH MUST ALSO BE ACCOMPANIED BY THE RESPECTIVE OFFICIAL KITEMARK. The chin strap must have a non-detachable retaining harness secured to the shell at more than two points. Any rider found to be using a hat to a lower specification will be disqualified.
6. Neither the organisers of this event, nor any person acting on thier behalf, the owners of the showground or agents acting on their behalf, accept any liability for the loss, damage, injury or illness to horses, riders, spectators or any other persons or property whatsoever. Riders should have their own third party insurance (MRT riders are covered by RDA insurance)
7. Rosettes 1st to 6th place in all classes.
8. Closing date is Monday 20th March at 9pm. No late entries. Times will be available on Friday 24th March on Horse Monkey.
9. The judge’s decision is final. Any complaints must be made in writing to the secretary accompanied by £20 and the complaintmust be made within one hour of the incident.
10. Entry fees will only be reufnded if the show is cancelled. An administration fee may be taken from each competitor. No refunds after the closing date.
11. Dressage tests may be read.
12. Cantering is allowed only in the practice and competition areas.
13. The organisers reserve the right to combine or split classes according to entries with results determinded on a percentage basis.
14. There will be a limited number of entries available in each class.
15. We ask that the horses are fully vaccinated against equine flu, within the last 12 months, and that passports be available for inspection by an MRT official.
16. Dress code is light jodphurs, shirt and dark jacket / blazer. Refer to British Dressage Rulebook 2023 page 117-119.
17. The venue, including the parking area must be left clean and tidy. Please ensure you remove all hay / droppings / litter etc.
18. BD tests are available here
BD and RDA tests available here
RDA test is included in the schedule on horsemonkey.com, press ‘Download schedule’.
19. Results will be available on horsemonkey.com
20. Catering will be available from the wonderful MRT cafe.
21. Any queries/questions please contact the Event Secretary via email or 07717 495082

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March 26, 2023
9:30 am - 5:00 pm


MRT Events Team


Muirfield Riding Therapy
West Fenton
North Berwick, East Lothian EH39 5AL United Kingdom
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