Explanation of Classes & Memberships

Competitive:  You MUST be a Competitive member of EA.  Your horse must be registered and have a current Competition Licence (previously called Performance Card).   Grading points can be accrued and recorded.
Participant:  you MUST be a Competitive OR Participant member of EA.  Your horse does not need to be registered nor does it need a current Competition Licence.  Grading points are NOT accrued. 
Closed Unrestricted:  you MUST be a member of AHDC or EA.  However if you only have EA membership you cannot compete at Elementary level or above in Closed Unrestricted classes without being a member of AHDC.  (Text Sally (Secretary) on 0429 190 653 for further information).  No grading points are accrued at this level.
AHDC members can claim Member Discounts on all tests in all categories – Nominate will prompt you to tick the appropriate boxes.

Strathalbyn, South Australia

Our AGM has been rescheduled for Saturday 25 January 2020.  The venue is the Victoria Hotel, Strathalbyn.  There will be a dinner beforehand at 6.30 pm.

 If you wish to attend the dinner please text Wendy Brown on 0412 831 720 by Thursday 23 January as we have to book tables.

Adelaide Hills Dressage Club

ALL ENTRIES VIA NOMINATE:   www.nominate.com.au


AHDC membership was due on 1 July - see the membership page for the link to join.  Half price membership is available after the December competition.




2020 Calendar


12  January            Competitive, Participant, Closed Unrest
                                 Tests:  Prep A, Prep C, Prelim to Advanced As and Bs
                                 Entries closed.

​9 February             Closed Unrestricted Dressage, Combined Training, Interschool classes

                                 Dressage only tests:  Prep A, Prep C, Prelim to Advanced As and Bs

                                 Combined Training tests:  TBA.  Updates will be posted on Facebook and his section will be updated                                         when we finalise Interschool requests

                                 Entries close Monday 27 January 


8 March                   Competitive, Participant, Closed Unrestricted

​                                  Tests:  Prep A, Prep C, Prelim to Advanced As and Bs

                                  Entries close Monday 24 February


12 April                   Closed Restricted Club Championships - AHDC MEMBERS ONLY​ (Day Membership not accepted)

                                  Tests:  Prep A, Prep C, Prelim to Advanced Bs and Cs

                                  Entries close Monday 30 March


2 and 3 May           A weekend of practice/instruction and competition


Saturday 2 May    Closed Unrestricted PROTOCOL DAY + Closed Unrestricted classes

                                  Protocol classes - ride a test of your choice, receive feedback from the judge and either ride your test

                                  again or have instruction.  30 minute blocks of arena time (these entries cost more than usual tests)

                                  Closed Unrestricted tests:   Prep A, Prep C, Prelim to Advanced As and Bs

                                  Entries close Monday 20 April


Sunday 3 May       Competitive, Participant, Closed Unrestricted
​                                  Tests:  Prep A, Prep C, Prelim to Advanced As and Bs
                                  Entries close Monday 20 April