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Expressions of Interest – International Virtual Dressage Competition

NZPCA is part of the International Alliance Virtual Dressage Show 2022 with seven Pony Clubs from around the world including, USA, Hong Kong, Canada, United Kingdom, South Africa and Australia.

We are looking for Pony Club Members to represent New Zealand Pony Club in this event.  NZPCA can submit up to four entries in each of five classes, (20 riders).   Preference will be given to riders who competed at the NZPCA Dressage Championship 2022.  Riders can submit Expressions of Interest in one or more classes.

Expressions of Interest close on 26 September 2022 and you are to register via

Show Rules

The Pony Club rules   with the following modifications/ clarifications:

  1. Videos
    • Tests should be ridden specifically for this show and videos should be filmed during the specified period only.
    • Any video which is suspected of having been filmed during another competition or outside the scheduled filming period for this show will not be accepted.
    • It is not necessary to submit the video of your first attempt of filming the test.  You may repeat the test as many times as you need and submit only the best video.
  2. Dress
    • Pony Club uniform from respective jurisdiction, including light coloured jodhpurs.
    • Long or short riding boots accepted.
    • White gloves must be worn.

  1. Filming
    • Film from C, the judge’s position.
    • If filming on a spart phone, hold the device in the landscape orientation.
    • To assist the judging there should be some zoom when the rider is at the A end of the Arena.
    • Entries may be marked down (but not necessarily disqualified) if the judge cannot see the entirety of both rider and horse/pony clearly during each movement, at the discretion of the judge for each class.
  2. Pas de Deux Freestyle to Music
    • USDF 2019 Pas de Deux Rules and Guidelines
    • Pas de Deux may be performed at any level.  Please specify the level together with your video submission.
    • Fancy dress for riders and horses/ ponies is welcomed and encouraged for this class!


This show is open to all Pony Club members 25 years and under; please note age restrictions for Classes 1 and 2.

Classes and Tests

Class 1

Training Level

USDF Training Level Test 1

14 years and under

Class 2

First Level

USDF First Level Test 1

18 years and under

Class 3

Second Level

USDF Second Level Test 1

25 years and under

Class 4

Pas de Deux Freestyle to Music (fancy dress optional)

Pas de Deux

Note: USDF Rules for Pas de Deux

No age restriction

Class 5

Prix Caprilli

NZPCA Prix Caprilli Prix Caprilli Test Y

No age restriction

*Age as of 1st October 2022


  • 26th September Expressions of Interest Close
  • 1st October: Submission of entries
  • 8th – 16th October: Filming and video upload period (videos can be submitted until 17/10/2022 00.00 GMT)
  • 17– 28th October: Judging
  • Sunday 30th October: Results announced
  • 1 – 11th November: Period for public queries
  • 12th November: Results finalised