Horse Power NEC Taupo NEC Christchurch

Competitions & Calendar

Dressage competition is the test of training. Not only do you compete against other combinations in the class, there is the opportunity to compete against your own previous score. Dressage NZ offers a wide choice of competitions and series from Local to International Events 


Bates Saddles NZ Dressage Championships 2023 - 25yrs

23-25 March 2023  /  TAUPO NEC
The Bates Championships are back in 2023 – Bates Saddles & Dressage NZ since 1998  – what a partnership




2022 FEI Dressage World Dressage Challenge

The FEI World Dressage Challenge is an International Development Competition supported and organised globally by the FEI. The aim of this Competition is to give the less experienced Dressage riders the opportunity to compete internationally without having to leave their own country.



Events Calendar

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Dressage 4 Denmark

A World Championships Qualifying Event at Taupo NEC 24-25 March 2022



Recent event and series results from around the country plus historical results from many events 


National Dressage Series

There is a national series for every rider to participate in including open and restricted categories including Pony & Young Riders, Amateurs, and Masters.


Equestrian Entries NZ Youth Dressage Festival

The 2020-21 Equestrian Entries NZ Youth Dressage Festival will be held at the Taupo NEC on 30/31 January.  


FEI Competitions

FEI competitions are run under the jurisdiction of the FEI and complying with FEI rules for Dressage, General Regs and Veterinary Regulations.  These are updated annually on 1st January.  Riders entering in FEI competitions have a responsibility to understand the rules which can be found at


South Island Festival of Future Stars

The 2020 SI Festival of Future Stars will be held on the 29th February to 1st March  at McLeans Island NEC.