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 from Training  to International Events and series for all levels. 


2024 Livamol FEI Dressage World Challenge (NZL) 26-27 Sept @ Manfeild Park

The FEI World Dressage Challenge is an International Development Competition supported and organised globally by the FEI and participating national federations.



NZ Youth Dressage Festival & National Championships

The next   NZ Youth Dressage Festival will be held at the Taupo NEC on 24/25 January 2025.  


Bates Saddles NZ Dressage Championships 2024

21-23 March 2024  /  TAUPO NEC
The Bates Championships are back in 2024 – Bates Saddles & Dressage NZ since 1998  





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, Youth, Rising Stars  and Masters.


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