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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 

Events Calendar

Print a .pdf copy of the dressage calendar for easy reference or upload your preferred Google Calendar for Dressage to your desktop or device     


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.

Bates National Championships

2020 will celebrate 22 years of Bates Saddles support of the NZ Dressage Championships to be held at the NEC Taupo from the 19th – 22nd November 2020. 
The Webb Equestrian Para Equestrian Championships will be held concurrently 


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.  

2020 FEI 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.


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

North Island Festival of Future Stars

The 2020 NI Festival of Future Stars will be held in conjunction with the Taranaki Premier league 11-13th January, details to follow.



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.