Winter League 2017 – Help List

This is the updated Help list for our Winter League 2017, we have listed those members without enough recorded helps to qualify for the Regional Finals.  Those wishing to fulfil the qualifications standards must get a  minimum test score of 62% at TWO shows run by DI Northern Region since the Winter Regionals started and have competed 2 … Read more

A great at the AGM 22 Feb’17

Dressage Ireland NR held their AGM last Wednesday evening 22 March 2017. A very successful evening with a great turnout from our members enjoying the buffet on offer at The Corrs Corner Hotel. Our Chairman Carolyn Mellor gave her annual report reflecting on a wonderful successful 2016 for all our members competing at home & abroad. … Read more

Panel Judging Update

At this coming show at Laurel View on 5th March there will once again be Panel Judging occurring in the Short arena: – Class 3 BD Novice 24 (2010) – Class 5 DI Elementary 46 (2013) As before the score’s from the judges sheets will be averaged to get you finished score. Vida Tansey (Secretary … Read more

Judging Practise Update

The latest date for judging practice is now due to take place on Sunday 5th march at Laurel View Equestrian Centre. Session 1 – Trainees will practice with test DI Prelim 18 (Click here to download tests.) Session 2 – List 6 judges will practice with BD Novice 39; Contact Alison Mastin-Moore by email to … Read more

Competing at Your Best with Charlie Unwin

Competing at Your Best with Charlie Unwin – Performance Psychologist DI Northern Region have been asked to make our members aware that Charlie Unwin is having another meeting this time in Ballynahinch arranged by Emma Newsam.  Charlie will be exploring the psychology of Competing at Your Best using principles that he has successfully adopted with Olympic Champions and riders of all ages and abilities. Specific … Read more

DI Warm-Up Etiquette Reminders

As per the DI 2016 Rulebook, Click her to download a copy 3.2. Conduct of Competitors Riders and owners of competing horses and their attendants must, under penalty of elimination, obey any reasonable request or direction given to them by an official, and they must, in particular, be careful not to do anything liable to … Read more

New DI class – Trailblazers

DI has introduced a new three tiered ‘Trailblazers’ competition at Regional shows for riders up to the age of 21years old. The upper two levels will be able to qualify to compete in their own ‘Trailblazers’ class at Winters and Nationals Finals. This will be confined to Category 1 riders and is to cater for those new to dressage … Read more

2017 Entry Fee’s

We have been able to make a small alteration to our entry fee for Show’s in 2017. This will hope fully make things a bit easier, they will come into effect immediately & only affect Unregistered competitors. It has been changed to: DI £11.00 per entry (unchanged); Unreg £15.00 (no need for a Day ticket … Read more