Dressage Championships – Info

2021 Ride Times are posted!

October 16, 2021 at the Horse Park of New Jersey

Use the current ESDCTA Schooling Show/Clinic Entry forms only! Include your ESDCTA member number on the form. USEF official entry forms will not be accepted. ESDCTA entry forms can be downloaded here.

Prizelist Stabling 2021 Results Ride Times
Day Sheets
Class Schedule

Qualifying scores per level:

USDF Intro A or B 60% Third Level Test 2 or 3 58%
USDF Intro C or Training Level 1 60% Fourth Level Test 2 or 3 58%
Training Level Test 2 or 3 60% FEI and FEI MFS 58%
First Level Test 2 or 3 60% USDF Musical Freestyle 60%
Second Level Test 2 or 3 60% Dressage Seat Equitation 68%

WESTERN DRESSAGE, WESTERN DRESSAGE-GAITED and

PARA-EQUESTRIAN

All levels 60% . .

DRESSAGE SEAT EQUITATION:  Riders can qualify for the DSE Championship class in 2 ways:

Riders who have qualified for the championships at any level (Intro C and above) are automatically qualified to enter the Dressage Seat Equitation Championship class OR by obtaining a 68% or higher in a DSE class during the qualifying season.
COMBINED TRAINING If you rode a USDF (not USEA) test in Combined Training and have not shown above Training Test 2 dressage or Beginner Novice, you may use Intro A, B, C and Training 1 tests to qualify for Championships. (Note: does not apply to year end awards.)

Horse/Rider Guidelines

  • A horse and rider qualify as a combination. No substitutions of horse or rider will be allowed at the show.
    • EXCEPTION Dressage Seat Equitation – It is not required that the rider use the same horse on which they received their qualifying score. A horse may be used in a DSE class as a 4th class for the day.
  • A horse/rider combination may compete at only one level in the championships.
  • Championships will follow the USEF Rule stating, “A horse may be ridden in no more than 3 classes per day. EXCEPTION: a horse may be used in a DSE class as a 4th class for the day”.
  • First Place Winning horse/rider teams will be ineligible to compete at the same or lower levels in succeeding years. Exception: FEI and FEI MFS, Grand Prix, GP MFS.

Past Results
2020 Results
2019 Results
2018 Results