Expressions of Interest – International Virtual Dressage Competition
NZPCA is part of the International Alliance Virtual Dressage Show 2023 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 six classes, (24 riders). Preference will be given to riders who competed at the NZPCA Dressage Championship 2023. Riders can submit Expressions of Interest in one or more classes.
Expressions of Interest close on 14 May 2023 and you are to register via www.nominate.com.au
The Pony Club rules https://pcuk.org/sports/dressage/- with the following modifications/ clarifications:
- 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.
- Pony Club uniform from respective jurisdiction, including light coloured jodhpurs.
- Long or short riding boots accepted.
- White gloves must be worn.
- 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.
- 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.