Studbook Series Information

 Tue, 9th Apr, 2024

This year Dressage Ireland are delighted to announce the addition of Department of Agriculture, Food and Marine and HSI sponsored Young Horse Series for 4-, 5-, 6- and 7-year-old horses.

The Series will consist of two qualifiers and a Final. The qualifiers will take place at The Wild Atlantic Dressage Festival 4th-5th May 2024 and The Northern Region Festival at Castle Irvine Co.Fermanagh 14th-15th July 2024. The Final will be held at the Dressage Ireland National Championships 6th-8th September 2024.

Please note the following:

• To be eligible for the Studbook series combinations must be fully paid-up members of DI.

• Horses must be studbook registered and entry is open to all stud books.

• Horses must be registered in the correct ownership to be in receipt of prize funds.

• Breeder’s prizes will only be issued to breeders residing on the Island of Ireland.

• To qualify for the final, combinations must compete at one qualifier and achieve a minimum score of 64% or higher.

• Tests for each age category will be the FEI tests for 4, 5, 6, and 7 year olds (the 5, 6 and 7 year olds will ride the FEI Preliminary test for their age category).

• All horses entering classes/in receipt of funds must be studbook registered with a specific breed documented within their studbook passport. This can include main section studbook equines OR supplementary section studbook equines.

Prize Winners Information

Prize winners must submit full payment details via the linked payment form within 14 days of the competition or they will not receive prize money.

Horse Sport Ireland have provided shows with a ‘success letter’ which MUST be provided to prize winners on the day of the show. The show must detail the placing and amount awarded. This letter includes details on how competitors redeem their prizes.

Riders will not receive prize funds until HSI has received permission, in writing or via email, from the registered owner of the horse.