RDA Carriage Driving Regionals – Saturday 22nd April 2023

When? 22/04/2023


RDA Carriage Driving Regionals – Saturday 22nd April 2023


Dressage 11 am with Conobstacles 1.30 pm

You are invited to compete in the Midlands RDA Dressage and Conobstacle Classes at the Cavalier RDA Centre on Saturday 22 April 2023.  This is a Midlands Qualifier event for the RDA National Championships in Hartpury in July. The competition is open to all members of RDA Driving Groups.

The Val Fisher trophy will be presented to the RDA driver with the highest cumulative score.

There will also be a Non-Qualifying Class for those who want to compete but are not confident with an un-aided dressage test or the Conobstacle Course.

Enter online by clicking the button below

Please note the following points when filling in the online Entry Form:

The competition will be run under RDA Rules 2023 and with RDA Insurance.

  • Turnouts are to be used under the same conditions as they are used in the Group.
  • Turnouts may be used twice.
  • Passports and vaccinations pages will be checked.


  • Dress code is Group sweatshirts as per the RDA Championships with hats, gloves, aprons and whips.
  • The accompanying RDA Carriage Driving Coach will be expected to have experience suitable for this situation, either from driving other turnouts or competing themselves
  • RDA Hartpury Dressage Test 2023 will be used in a 60m x 30m Arena with side markers, A B, E and C equidistant from each corner. F, M, H, and K are each 10 metres from the nearest corner. This test is attached as 2 documents, both the written description sheet (1 page) and diagrams (1 page).

Photographs will be taken at event by a nominated photographer and put on the Cavalier Centre’s  website/Facebook page; and may be used in a future Cavalier Centre/RDA Newsletter as well as to  promote carriage driving for individuals with disabilities through the Carriage Driving Sport Groups (drivers with disabilities). Please indicate on entry form if you do not wish your photograph to be taken.

  • Entries are £15 per competitor (for the 2 phases).
  • ENTRIES CLOSE 8th April 2023
  • Please complete the online entry form and make payment by BACS – details on entry form.
  • Dressage times will be emailed to the Group Organiser.

We look forward to welcoming everyone and hope you all have a wonderful day!

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