DI Membership Options

Full Riding Membership:

Can gain grading points with their horses and qualify for the Winter Finals and National Championships

Trailblazers Membership:

Aimed at young riders under 21 years of age starting out in dressage

General Membership:

For horse owners, judges, parents/guardians and supporters of Dressage Ireland

Type of Membership Criteria Classes

Adult Riding Member

Rider - €130

Horse/Pony - €40


Over 18yrs of age.

Category 1 - have never competed above Novice level.

Category 2 - have competed at Elementary but never above Advanced Medium level.

Category 3 - have competed at Advanced & above.

Can compete in registered classes at Regional Shows and may compete at the Dressage Ireland Winter Finals and National Championships on obtaining relevant qualifying scores.

Junior Riding Member:

Parent or guardian must be registered as a member.

Rider - €75

Parent/guardian - €75

Horse/Pony - €40

Under 18yrs of age and categorized 1, 2 or 3 as per adult members outlined above.

As per above 


Trailblazers Member

Category 0*

Rider Only €40

Parent/guardian + rider  €75

Horse/Pony - €25

Mini Trailblazers Under 10yrs before 1st January (walk/trot test only). If entered in the mini trailblazer class combinations can only compete in this class


Children’s Trailblazers Under 12yrs before 1st January


Junior Trailblazers 12-16yrs before 1st January


Senior Trailblazers 16-18yrs before 1st January


Championship Shows

May compete at Dressage Ireland Winter Finals and National Championships in Trailblazers classes on obtaining relevant qualifying scores. Winners at Nationals will then have to move on to category 1 except for Mini and Children’



General Member


Horse Owner, Parent/Guardian,
Judge/Trainee Judge


Free €0!

Over 18yo or Parent/Guardian makes entry At Regional shows.



First year registration of a pure bred Irish Draught, Connemara Pony, Irish Thoroughbred or Kerry Bog Pony is free of charge! To avail of this offer, please include a copy of the passport (clearly legible and complete photocopy or scan) along with the completed Horse Registration Form when registering the horse/pony.