Equissage Pulse Para-Dressage Home International 2019 - INTERNATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP

 
Equissage Pulse Para-Dressage Home International 2019 - INTERNATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
Equissage Pulse
           Para-Dressage
         Home International
               2019
        Open to para riders aged 12yrs & over
                     Members of
        British Dressage & Dressage Ireland

         INTERNATIONAL TEAM
            CHAMPIONSHIP

               11-12th May 2019

                  Keysoe
The College, Church Road, Keysoe, Bedford,
                MK44 2JP
Equissage Pulse Para-Dressage Home International 2019 - INTERNATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
SCHEDULE

Friday 10 May 2019, Arrival Day

All horses must have a valid passport and vaccinations up to date (in accordance with the BD
members’ handbook 2019 Page 10)

Timetable

1200hrs:       Stables open to competitors. Unless you have arranged to arrive Thursday evening
1500hrs:       Trot up of all PHI Team horses. An order will be given on the day. Hard hats and suitable
               footwear must be worn.
1800hrs:       Chefs Meeting
1830hrs:       Opening Ceremony, Regions & Teams are encouraged to bring a team mascot and wear
               Team Clothing. The Riders Oath will be read and the competition formally opened.

Team briefings organised by your RDO or PARA Rep

Prizes:
          •   Rosettes, sashes and trophies will be presented to the winning team of the two day
              competition.
          •   Rosettes will be presented to teams placed 2nd – 10th place.
          •   Prizes from Equissage Pulse will be presented to the top three teams.
          •   Commemorative stable plaques for all competitors

The Marian Bach Shield and the Kings Trophy will be awarded to the winning team

ALL Competitors should attend prize giving; failure to do so may result in prizes being handed
down to the next placed team.

An Overall Individual Champion will be awarded from the two day competition for
       • Grade 1
       • Grade 2
       • Grade 3
       • Grade 4
       • Grade 5
Sash and rosette awarded to the highest place rider in each grade.
Equissage Pulse Para-Dressage Home International 2019 - INTERNATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
Saturday 11 May 2019 (Day 1 Para HI)

PLEASE REFER TO THE ON LINE BRITISH DRESSAGE SCHEDULE FOR AFFILIATED PARA CLASSES
WHICH ARE BEING RUN ALONG SIDE THIS COMPETITIONS ON BOTH DAYS

Arena Walks - from 16:00 on Friday until dusk.

For the Team Class, Home International Riders must enter Saturday class numbers 1-15 and 16 to 30 for
Sunday as this is a two day competition.

Home International Classes 1 to 15 on Saturday

Class 1 Grade 5 New Intro Test 2016
Class 2 Grade 4 BD Test 31 2017
Class 3 Grade 3 BD Test 21 2017
Class 4 Grade 2 BD Test 10 2017
Class 5 Grade 1 BD Test 3 2017
Class 6 Grade 1 FEI Novice Test A 2009
Class 7 Grade 2 FEI Novice Test A 2009
Class 8 Grade 3 FEI Novice Test A 2009
Class 9 Grade 1 FEI Team Test 2017
Class 10 Grade 2 FEI Team Test 2017
Class 11 Grade 3 FEI Team Test 2017
Class 12 Grade 4 FEI Novice Test A 2009
Class 13 Grade 5 FEI Novice Test A 2009
Class 14 Grade 4 FEI Team Test 2017
Class 15 Grade 5 FEI Team Test 2017

Bronze riders - Class 1 -5
Silver riders - Class 6 – 8 & 12/13
Gold riders - Class 9-11 & 14/15
Equissage Pulse Para-Dressage Home International 2019 - INTERNATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
Sunday 12 May 2019 (Day 2 Para HI)

PLEASE REFER TO THE ON LINE BRITISH DRESSAGE SCHEDULE FOR AFFILIATED PARA CLASSES
WHICH ARE BEING RUN ALONG SIDE THIS COMPETITIONS ON BOTH DAYS

Home International Classes 16 – 30 on Sunday
Class 16 Grade 5 FEI Team Test 2017
Class 17 Grade 4 FEI Team Test 2017
Class 18 Grade 5 FEI Novice Test A 2009
Class 19 Grade 4 FEI Novice Test A 2009
Class 20 Grade 3 FEI Team Test 2017
Class 21 Grade 2 FEI Team Test 2017
Class 22 Grade 1 FEI Team Test 2017
Class 23 Grade 3 FEI Novice Test A 2009
Class 24 Grade 2 FEI Novice Test A 2009
Class 25 Grade 1 FEI Novice Test A 2009
Class 26 Grade 1 BD Test 3 2017
Class 27 Grade 2 BD Test 10 2017
Class 28 Grade 3 BD Test 21 2017
Class 29 Grade 4 BD Test 31 2017
Class 30 Grade 5 New Intro Test 2016

Bronze riders - Class 26 - 30
Silver riders - Class 18/19 & 23-26
Gold riders - Class 16 /17 & 20 - 23

TIMES:
Times for the Para Home International will be posted on Keysoe’s website on Thursday 9 May 2019.
Equissage Pulse Para-Dressage Home International 2019 - INTERNATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
Conditions of Entry:

   •   All riders must be a paid member of British Dressage.
   •   Riders in GSB must be Full Members (12 and over at 1 January 2019) of British Dressage or
       Dressage Ireland.
   •   Horses/ponies must be 5 years or over and have a full British Dressage Membership
   •   Riders must be eligible to compete in the Bronze, Silver or Gold section in accordance with BD
       rules, see section 2, page 148 and 171 of BD Members’ Handbook 2019
   •   Riders must have a national classification. FEI classification is not compulsory
   •   One rider in each team may have competed in a CEPDI3* since January 2015. Riders who have
       competed at a CPEDI4* are not eligible.
   •   Riders are required to attend regional training days in line with the Regional Selection Policy and
       submit test sheets by the required date, from the last 12 months’ of BD and/or RDA dressage
       competitions to their Para Rep or Regional Development Officer No grading points will be
       awarded for this competition.
   •   All horses must be vaccinated as per rule 10 of the BD Members’ Handbook 2019

Additional Requirements – all riders must have submitted their wish to attend the Home
International to their Para Rep or RDO in accordance with the dates set out below Event Date of
Competition Cut-Off Dates for Regional Training and Results Para Home International 28/29 April
2018

           Event                  Date of Competition                Cutoff date
                                                                  Training & Results
       PARA Home                     11 / 12 May 2019                 9 April 2019
       International

Results and Regional training should have been achieved in the 12 months prior to the cut-off dates for
submission, as per the Selection Policy.
Equissage Pulse Para-Dressage Home International 2019 - INTERNATIONAL TEAM CHAMPIONSHIP
Teams:
Teams will be made up of 3 or 4 horse & rider combinations; these can be Bronze, Silver & Gold riders. No
Team may contain more than two riders from any one grade.

The Team results are calculated as follows: In all team competitions the winning team is the one having the
highest percentage. Percentages from both days will be added together and the scores added together of
their three best athletes, the second placed team is the one with the next highest percentage and so on. In
case of equality of percentages, the winning team is the one (1) whose third placed athlete out of the best
three (3) has the best result.

At the end of day one overnight results will be posted. The Chefs for each team must check their team’s
results and any anomalies reported to the Secretary without delay. On the second day a 30 minute time
allocation will be made for Chefs/a regional representative to meet the scoring team and check the final
results prior to publication and prize giving.

Dress Code:
In accordance with British Dressage rules 2019.
Those selected to compete as team members are entitled to wear their nation’s pocket badge (England,
Ireland, Scotland or Wales – NB not the Union flag) on their competition jacket and saddle cloths for the
duration of the Home International. Flags to be removed immediately after the competition. Flags must
be fixed onto the left breast of the competition coat. Flags should also be worn on saddle cloths for the
competition.

General Entry Information:
Entries must be submitted by the Regional Development Officer or the Para Rep from each region on the
official entry form supplied.

Entry Fees:
£60 per rider / team competition tests.

Withdrawals/Refunds: Please note that after the definite entry date no refunds can be made.

Entries Close: 30 April 2019– no late entries and all entries for PHI via the BookWhen site. More
information will be sent via your RDO after selection has been announced.

Substitutions will be accepted after the close of entries until the 10th May. However no refunds will be given
Lorry Park:
There is ample parking for Lorries and ample hook ups.
Hook up is available at the set fee of £40 for the duration of the show. This
is payable with entries.

Stabling/Parking:

On-site permanent stabling. Stables are supplied empty of bedding, and must be left swept empty

Duration of Show (Friday to Sun) £85 (please notify in advance if you require longer)

Shavings £8-50 (you are welcome to bring your own – not paper though).
Please pre book bedding if possible.
Please be on site before 8.00pm if you wish to purchase/collect bedding.
Please state if you require a stallion stable.

Stables are allocated in regions where possible (with the exception of stallions) and stable plans will be
clearly visible on arrival. Please indicate on entry form time of arrival. Stabling will be available from
Thursday evening for those wishing to arrive early, an arena will be made available for general exercise on
Friday Morning

Arena Walks and Familiarisation:
Arena Familiarisation (exercise within the arenas) available from 16:00 – 18:00 on Friday until dusk.
Arena walks from 07:30 each morning until 45 minutes before competition starts. This is in walk, mounted,
with competition number worn, and OUTSIDE the arenas

Exercise of Horses
There is one indoor arena for working in and for exercise for horses not warming up for their classes. The
competition arena is also indoors.
Bridle numbers must be worn at all times.

Officials:
The event will be stewarded in accordance with BD championships and a Ground Jury appointed. In the
event of any technical or competition issues the Chef for each region should address the ground jury in
the first instance.

Chef D’Equipes
There will be a Chef D’Equipes meeting on Friday 19:00 in the café.
Contact details of all Chef D’Equipes should be sent to Keysoe with entries, prior to arrival.
Vet/Farrier
Contact details will be posted at the secretary’s office. Although not on
site, a vet and farrier will be on call – please however ensure that your
horse/pony is well shod.

Dogs:
Dogs are NOT allowed in the competition arenas or warm up arenas. Dogs MUST be kept on leads at all
times and owners must clear up after them.

Entertainment:
Introduction & briefing Friday night, followed at 7.30pm by complimentary Pig Roast & vegetarian option.
Regions will host parties Saturday night

Food & Drink:
The Café will be open from 1 hour before the first test, until 21:00

Accommodation:
A list of local hotels and B&B’s can also be found at
http://keysoe.com/images/bandb/accommodationlist.pdf

Photographer:
There will be an official photographer on site and photographs will be taken during the event.

Toilets and Shower Facilities:
The toilets and showers are open at all times.

Directions:
Address:                   The College, Church Road, Keysoe, Bedford, MK44 2JP
Telephone:                 +44 (0) 1234 708400
GPS Coordinates:     TL071615
N52°14´31.851˝ W0°25´58.239˝
Lat 52.245299 Long -0.431665

From East A428 to St Neots, carry on past St Neots on A428, you will go under road & railway bridges,
past a crane storage on left, then over a roundabout by Tesco. At next roundabout turn Right on to B1428
(Great North Road), over at least 3 mini roundabouts then at mini roundabout immediately after
pedestrian lights turn left on to Bushmead Road. Follow that for about 3.5 miles, then straight over
crossroads, and after 1.5 miles you come to a T junction, turn Right. Church Road in Keysoe is 2 miles on
the left
From South M1 J13 A421, and stay on that road for 13 miles until the
last Bedford exit (A428 Bedford & Great Barford). First exit on
roundabout at top of slip, then at next Roundabout (by "Go Outdoors"
store on Right) Turn Right, carry straight over roundabouts for 2 miles,
then at Roundabout for Kimbolton Road (it has trees in the middle and
a pub called The Pheasant on other side) Turn Right, past Golf Course
and carry on for 8 miles to Keysoe. Church Road is one mile into the village on the left.

From the South A1 After Tempsford bridge, take the A421 for Bedford at the Black Cat Roundabout (sign
Milton Keynes A421) after 4 miles take the Bedford A428 exit (signed Bedford A428 Great Barford) Right
at roundabout at top of slip, over other slip roundabout then at next Roundabout (by "Go Outdoors" store
on Right) Turn Right, carry straight over roundabouts for 2 miles, then at Roundabout for Kimbolton Road
(it has trees in the middle and a pub called The Pheasant on other side) Turn Right, past Golf Course and
carry on for 8 miles to Keysoe. Church Road is one mile into village on left.

From the North M1 J15 A45 past Northampton & Wellingborough to Rushden, at big roundabout take
third exit for A6 south. At next roundabout take first exit for Kimbolton (this route is subject to an 18 ton
limit) take this road for 10 miles, then on the far side of Kimbolton turn right onto the B660 on the far side
of Kimbolton turn right onto the B660 (sign Bedford Pertenhall B660). Church Road in Keysoe is 5 miles
on the right From the North M6 A14 Past Kettering carry on to J16 (Old Weston Kimbolton B660) take the
exit slip and at T turn left for Kimbolton. Follow B660 to end T junction, then turn left through Kimbolton
(18 ton limit) on the far side of Kimbolton turn right onto the B660 (sign Bedford Pertenhall B660). Church
Road in Keysoe is 5 miles on the right

From the North A1 Past Huntingdon to Buckden roundabout, turn right for Grafham (Kimbolton B661)
Follow that road to T junction at end in Great Staughton (by Snooty Tavern) Turn right for Kimbolton, as
you approach Kimbolton turn left on B660 on the far side of Kimbolton turn right onto the B660 (sign
Bedford Pertenhall B660). Church Road in Keysoe is 5 miles on the right
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