Day one of a fabulous four days of dressage gets underway at the Fiber Fresh Taupo NEC at Rapids Rd on Thursday. The new indoor stadium will be up and running at daybreak with arena familiarization at 7am for the Way to WEG CDI Grand Prix horses followed by the Young Horses. The CDI trot up will be indoors at 9.ooam. Competition will begin with the Elite Equine Nutrition Young Dressage Horse and Pony Championships starting at 9.30am, The age group classes are sponsored by Equibreed, Kiwi Arena Rakes, Equissage and the NZ Hanoverian Society.  The Grand Prix has attracted eight starters with the first horse scheduled to go at noon.

The trot up for the Livamol FEI World Dressage Challenge will be on the Landcorp arena at 4pm with a draw for Friday’s start order at 6pm. 

Four day event timetable subject to minor changes Taupo Competition Timetable

For rider start times and live scoring click here   and go to Equestrian Entries

Admission is free all day every day. Come along and support our riders at every level. There is some super dressage in store


NZL-Holly Leach rides HP Fresco during the Elite Equine Young Dressage Horse 6YO – Round 2. Interim-1st. 2018 Bates Saddles New Zealand Dressage Championships. Manfeild Park, Feilding. Friday 16 February. Copyright Photo: Libby Law Photography