Wylye Valley Branch of the Pony Club DRESSAGE COMPETITION inc Barrier Animal Health Pony Club Spring Qualifier  &  Open Dressage classes

Wylye Valley Branch of the Pony Club DRESSAGE COMPETITION inc Barrier Animal Health Pony Club Spring Qualifier & Open Dressage classes

Where: West Wilts Equestrian Centre
When: 06/02/22

Event Information

DRESSAGE COMPETITION Barrier Animal Health Pony Club Spring Qualifier & Open Dressage classes

Hosted by the Wylye Valley Branch of the Pony Club


All classes are open to all riders

Callers are allowed.  Junior and Senior riders are combined.


PRE-ENTRY ONLY via Horse Events website: www.horse-events.co.uk




Please read all the Rules and Conditions






Withdrawal Date: 30 January 2022
Wylye Valley Pony Club
T: 07801285470
Organiser & enquiries to:
Event Secretary
T: +44 (0)7962 251 696
(not after 7pm) Entry Queries

Event Classes

The following classes are available for the Wylye Valley Branch of the Pony Club DRESSAGE COMPETITION inc Barrier Animal Health Pony Club Spring Qualifier & Open Dressage classes

Class 1a Lead Rein The Pony Club Walk Trot Test 2013.
Can be ridden on lead rein
Class 1b: Assisted The Pony Club Walk Trot Test 2013.
Class 1c Unassisted The Pony Club Walk Trot Test 2013.
Class 2: Open to all - The Pony Club Novice Dressage Test 2020
Riders are not eligible if they have represented a Branch / centre at Open area Dressage or above (this includes summer and/or winter Area Competitions), if they have won and BD (or DI) points at Novice level or above, if they have competed at more than 2 Novice My Quest / team Quest competitions or if they have competed at BD Novice Music competitions
Class 3 : Open to all - The Pony Club Intermediate Dressage Test 2013
Combination of horse / pony and rider are not eligible if they have represented a Branch /centre at open Area Dressage or above (this includes summer and / or winter Area Competitions
Class 4: Open to all - The Pony Club Open Dressage Test 2020
Horses/ponies are not eligible if they have won more than 10 points at Advanced Medium level or above during the current year (this includes Hors Concours entries)
Class 5 British Dressage Test Intro B – open to all
Class 6 British Dressage Test Prelim 7 – open to all
Class 7 British Dressage Test Novice 28 - open to all
Class 8 British Dressage Test Elementary 50 – open to all

Entries & Entry Fees

PRE-ENTRY ONLY via Horse Events website: www.horse-events.co.uk


Entry Fees £15.00 per test + £1.45 booking fee

Please state Pony Club on entry system if a Pony club member



If you would like to edit your horse or rider details before the closing date of the event please login to your account and edit your booking under the ‘MY BOOKING’ Tab

If you would like to change the class please email info@horse-events.co.uk  and if there is space available we will do this for you.


Times available on Wylye Valley website 4th Feb after 6pm.

https://branches.pcuk.org/wylyevalley/ or  www.horse-events.co.uk


Results will be published after 7pm on the 06/02/2022 on Wylye Valley Website.


Rosettes 1st to 6th place An A4 stamped address envelope must be left if you want your score sheets and rosettes sent to you.  Please leave in the green hut.

Withdrawals & Refunds

Withdrawals before close of entries 100% refund minus online processing fee if before 30th Jan, no refunds after this date

Cancellation Policy if the events gets cancelled entry fees will be refunded minus £3 admin and less booking fee




To be run in accordance with Pony Club Dressage Rules for Pony Club Activities under COVID-19 restrictions (March 2021)


Save for the death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the organisers, or anyone for whom they are in law responsible, neither the organisers of this event or The Pony Club nor any agent, employee or representative of these bodies, nor the landlord or his tenant, accepts any liability for any accident, loss, damage, injury or illness to horses, owners, riders, spectators, land, cars, their contents and accessories, or any other person or property whatsoever, whether caused by their negligence breach of contract or in any other way whatsoever. Entries are only accepted on this basis.


Organisers of this event have taken reasonable precautions to ensure the Health and Safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective, everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents occurring and must obey the instructions of the organisers and all the officials and stewards.


Pony Club tests to be run under Pony Club Rules. https://pcuk.org/media/psedy2xm/dressage-rule-book-2020-final.pdf

British Dressage tests to be run under British Dressage Rules https://www.britishdressage.co.uk/competitions/competition-rules/


The Pony Club Spring Dressage Series qualification classes are for classes 2, 3, & 4.  You must be a Pony Club Member to enter the Qualifiers.  If you are not a Pony Club member when you enter for this competition, you will have to join and be a Pony Club to compete at the qualifiers.  Please see the pony club website for further information.




The event venue stipulates all horses/ponies entering the event site must comply with the BEF Vaccination guidelines) – Passports must accompany all horses/ponies and spot checks will be undertaken:
Please note you MUST also leave 7 days after any Flu vaccine before competing. (i.e. no vaccinations after 29th January 2022)


For Pony Club classes, members please ensure that the riding hat is tagged in line with the pony club rules (aquamarine tags) There will be no tagging facility on the day.


Copies of Pony Club tests can be downloaded from the Pony Club website – http://www.pcuk.org/index.php/sports/dressage/dressage_tests/ BD tests can be purchased from



In the event of adverse weather conditions please ring 07801 285470 on the day.


No dogs allowed out of vehicles at the venue.


All classes OPEN TO NON PONY CLUB MEMBERS, but they must have adequate insurance cover.


Please remove all your litter and horse droppings from the carpark and pick up any from the arenas.


The organisers’ reserve the right to cancel any class, amalgamate sections/classes where there are insufficient entries or split classes if oversubscribed.



The event site is a regulated area and everyone on site must comply with the rules and signage. Please follow all directional markings and instructions from our stewards/volunteers. We reserve the right to cancel if circumstances dictate. Anyone displaying any Covid 19 symptoms MUST NOT attend.

Everyone on site must adhere to Government guidance on social distancing at the time and any additional rules enforced by WVPC for this event. You must adhere to the instructions of our stewards without hesitation. Non-compliance will be reported to your DC and may result in you being asked to leave the event, forfeiting your entry

Please adhere strictly to the times you have been given. If you miss your time, we are unlikely to be able to fit you in later. Please don’t arrive any earlier than an hour before your test.

Hand sanitising points will be provided, and these should be used regularly.

No coaches, parents or helpers in the warm-up arena – but may stand socially distanced outside the ridden arena.  Please do not congregate.

Please park where advised by stewards no horses or ponies to be left unattended tied up to boxes at any time.

The only warm up is in the appropriate roped warm up area.  Max 8  at any one time, you will not be able to enter the warm up until 30 minutes before your test.  You must follow entry and exit lanes set up at the venue.

Secretary on the ground, will be in the green hut & where you can leave an SAE – large letter (A4 envelope) so that your test sheet and any rosettes can be posted on to you.  If you do not leave one, your dressage sheet and any rosettes will not be posted.

Please print/make your own allocated rider number or use your number disk.  Numbers will be allocated with times.  This must be worn at all times and must be easily readable

Once you have competed you should leave the venue as soon as you can.

Anyone disregarding these rules will be asked to leave.

We apologise for the inflexibility of these requirements but hope that you will understand that this is for the benefit of all.  It is likely that the venue will come under scrutiny from the local enforcement agencies.

Information regarding Barrier Animal Feeds Pony Club Spring festival – Dressage

Information regarding Barrier Animal Feeds Pony Club Spring festival – Dressage;


All classes to run under The Pony Club Dressage Rulebook 2020 & The Pony Club Spring Festival 2022 Rules

The top 4 riders in classes 2 to 4 will qualify for the Area Competition in March 20212 

The National final is April 8th to 10th 2022 at Arena Uk.  


Qualifiers are open to members of any Branch of The Pony Club and non-members.  Non-members must become fully paid up members to compete at their Area competition.

Event Booking Information

This event is being organised by Wylye Valley Pony Club. Equine Bookings is acting as the booking agent for this event, enabling you to book online, for which you will be charged a booking fee per space which will be added to your cart.

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Venue Information

West Wilts compromises of 4 All weather arena and host a full schedule of competition throughout the year. It also host a BE standard Cross country Course.

The Indoor school is a generous 72m x 30.5m with a sand and clopf ® fibre surface, overlooked by a heated viewing gallery which accommodates 100 people (tiered seating for 50 and tables and chairs plus standing for a further 50).
A private Sponsors room (6m x 6m) is adjacent to the gallery and also overlooks the main arena. Beneath the gallery is a refreshment area for use at competitions or as and when required.
Hot and cold drinks are available from the office and a cafeteria is open during the busier competitions. The service area to main arena incorporates the toilets.

The outdoor arena is 60m x 20m and has a silica sand and clopf ® fibre surface, and is used as a warm-up arena for both dressage and show-jumping competitions.

A purpose built Judges Box/ Show Secretary Office is adjacent to the arena with full Timing/ PA system.The large Outdoor School measures 80m x 55m with a sand and clopf® fibre surface and is surrounded by a bank with benches for viewing and disabled parking.

Warm up area for Arena 3. 30m x 50m with a Silica Sand/ Clopf ® fibre surface. Arenas 3 & 4 may be joined together (if required) to gave an arena 130m long and 55m wide over 80m and 30m wide for the remaining 50m


West Wilts Equestrian Centre, Melksham Road , Holt North Trowbridge, BA14 6QT

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