EVENT UPDATE - 13th MAY We are pleased to announce that we have introduced a second pathway to receive an invite to our upcoming flagship event on the 19th and 20th November 2022 - wildcards!! Dressage WA will seek assistance from judges and event organisers to provide feedback as to exceptional performances at targeted competitions outside of the designated Invitational events through out the qualifying period to conclude in early November in Busselton. The first wildcard target event was run by Gidgegannup Dressage Club in May and invites from that event will be announced shortly. Here is the listing for the remaining wildcard events: 28/5 Bunbury H and PC 12/6 Dryandra Dressage and Showjumping 9/10 Margaret River Series No 2 16/10 GCEC, Geraldton
Following in the footsteps of the much loved Indoor Championships and the success of the Master Series Finals – Dressage WA takes pleasure in presenting the inaugural “Invitational”, to be held in conjunction with the Penny Hill Park Rising Star Final and a proposed Young Dressage Horse competition (unofficial) to be confirmed in early 2022.
IN 2022 – THE “INVITATIONAL” WILL INCLUDE COMPETITOR HORSE AND PONY CLASSES FROM PRELIMINARY TO ADVANCED.
COMBINATIONS WILL SECURE THEIR INVITATION TO THE FINAL VIA THEIR PERFORMANCES AT THE FOLLOWING NOMINATED EVENTS SCHEDULED THROUGHOUT THE YEAR:
1. 22nd and 23rd January Southern Districts Dressage Club – Albany 2. 26th February WAYDRA Dressage Day 3. 3rd April Dressage WA Pony Showcase (Ponies Only) 4. 8th May Transitions Inc 5. 5th June Perth Dressage Club 6. 25th and 26th June Serpentine HPC – Jill Stanton Memorial 7. 2nd July Bunbury H&PC 8. 9th and 10th July Brookleigh Dressage Club Hi Point Series Final 9. 13th and 14th August GCEC Championship Event 10. 3rd– 5th September WA State Dressage Championships 11. 17th and 18th September Orange Grove Dressage Gala 12. 15th and 16th October Swan River Dressage 13. 5th and 6th November Sharyne Alberts Memorial - Busselton
Please note the following criteria:
It is a combination that secures the invitation to the Final;
Although it is possible that a combination may secure an invitation to the Final across more that 2 levels, it will only be open to the combination to accept the invitation and complete at the Final at 2 levels only (as per the ADR).
A place at the Invitational will only be secured if scores at the relevant nominated event are achieved of 62% (for Preliminary and Novice), 60% (for Elementary) and 58% (for Medium and Advanced).
Dressage WA will seek assistance from judges and event organisers to provide feedback as to exceptional performances at targeted competitions outside of the designated Invitational events through out the qualifying period to conclude in early November in Busselton.
1st May Gidgegannup Dressage Club 28th May Bunbury H&PC 12th June Dryandra Dressage and Showjumping 9th October Margaret River Series No 2 16th October GCEC, Geraldton
Competitor Horse Classes
The winner (or the next placegetter who has not secured at invite to Final) of the highest level class offered at nominated events 1 and 2, 4 – 9, 11 – 13 will secure an invite to the Invitational Final for 2022.
Both tests (excluding freestyles) at each level at 2022 WA State Dressage Championships will secure invites for Invitational Final 2022 for the top 3 combinations (who have yet to be invited to the Final).
Entry fees for the Invitational will be $55 plus levies
Competitor Pony Classes
Dressage WA encourages each nominated event to offer Pony classes in their schedules and, assuming that they are offered, the winner (or the next unqualified placegetter) of the highest level class offered at each qualifying event 1 and 4 – 9, , 11 – 13 will secure an invite to the Invitational Final 2022.
Both tests at each level at the 2022 Pony Dressage Showcase and at the 2022 WA State Dressage Championships (excluding Freestyles) will secure invites for successful combinations to the Invitational Final 2022 with the top 2 (who are yet to be invited) at the Pony Dressage Showcase and the top 3 (who are yet to be invited) at the State Dressage Championships to be invited.
Entry fees will be $55 plus levies
There will be no qualification criteria and entries will be accepted from all competitors at these levels (subject to EA and FEI criteria).
The followings levels with be offered: Prix St George Inter 1 Intermediate A Grand Prix
Entry Fees will be $77 plus levies
Para Equestrian may be included in the Schedule – Dressage WA will advise of same early in 2022 after consultation with the Para Equestrian Committee.
Congratulations to the following riders who have received invitations
Southern District Dressage Club Summer Solstice Preliminary – Sarah Pratt and Blackwood Ridge Furiosa (75.54%) Preliminary Pony – Sue Goodwin and Mandeley House of Lords (75.09%)
Novice – Elissa Forbes and Southern Star Finale (72.65%) Novice Pony – Sue Goodwin and Mandeley House of Lords (68.97%)
Elementary – Zoe Wagner and Carisbrooke Beckett (64.87%)
Medium – Sonja Johnson and Misty Isle Valentino (68.58%)
Advanced – Samantha Barrridge and Odin de Luxe (65.34%)
La Noir Equestrian WADYRA Dressage Day Preliminary – Serena Smith and Pryzwin (66.25%) Pony Preliminary – Kerry Dyjak and Kings Town Marksman (72.946%)
Novice – Alivia Coppin and KDH Top This (74.412%) Pony Novice – Kerry Dyjak and Kings Town Marksman (68.309%)
Elementary – Melanie Nixon and Matavia Dancette (67.875%) Pony Elementary – Lauren Rowe and Cheval D’Lore (70.188%)
Medium – Stephanie Munro and Primrose Court Geneva (61.149%) Pony Medium – Lauren Rowe and Cheval D’Lore (67.905)
Advanced – Dinah Fleming and Everton Churchill (63.581%)
Dressage WA’s Pony Showcase Preliminary Madeleine Cooke and Charisma Royal Emblem (68.9%) Ella Wiseman and Brookevalley Talisien (68.6%) Alyssa Scott and Morefair Rhyder (69.732%) Paige Szabadics and Rowen Wynne (69.196%)
Novice Alyssa Scott and Morefair Rhyder (70.893%) Tracy Spackman and Belle Dancer (67.768%) Alivia Coppin and Broadwater Park Standing Ovation (69.706%) Sarah Inglis and Ruby De Luxe (67.353%)
Elementary Susan Goodwin and Mandeley House of Lords (67.917%) Eliza Moeun and Kosikan Raedwyn Edition (64.722%) Rachel Andrews and Andelain Lord Gavarenth (62.875%) Louise Curilli and Champagne Le Chambord (61.875%)
Medium Nikki Palmbachs and Penrhys Carbon Copy (67.708%) Kristy Jarvis and Golden West NRW (66.458%) Sonia Crute and MPH Beethoven (61.622%) Asha Henderson and Nawarrah Park Dita Von Teese (58.784%)
Advanced Lauren Rowe Cheval D’Lore (66.379%)
Gidgegannup Dressage Club - Wildcards Elementary - Mette Wendler and Quantar Star (66%) Elementary Pony - Madison Georgiades and Deveron Di Mojo (66.438%)
Transitions Inc Preliminary - Pia Kelly and Furstin Reunion (70.536%)
Novice - Nahdia Garrett and Nova Raini (66.765%) Novice Pony - Ella Wiseman and Brookevalley Talisien (66.618%)
Medium - Kjersti Grov and BML Symphony (67.770%)
Advanced - Terrina Fairbrother and Intruder (69.459%)
Bunbury Horse and Pony Club - Wildcard Preliminary - Acacia Chen and Belcam Chanel (74.107%)
Novice - Acacia Chen and Belcam Chanel (71.029%) Pony Novice - Jorja Wareham and Nadalla Park I’m So Special (65.143%)
Medium - Pauline Guinness and GP Zuma (65.449%)
Perth Dressage Club (5 June 2022) Competitor Preliminary - Penny Hill Park Fascination and Kristy Padberg Pony Preliminary - Kings Town I’m a Prince and Paige King
Competitor Novice - Revelwood Showcase and Gabriella Robson Pony Novice - Deveron Di Mojo and Maddy Georgiades
Competitor Elementary - Revelwood Marmaduke and Shania Benbow Pony Elementary - Claire Downs Lisheen and Kristina Suiter
Competitor Medium - Beltain and Wayne Brush Pony Medium - Anjershof Chico and Tegan Cook Competitor Advanced - DVZ Fairmont and Tessa McQueen