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Bates National Championships

2019 will celebrate 21 years Bates Saddles support of the NZ Dressage Championships to be held at Manfeild Park from 14th to 17th February 2019. All levels of championships will be contested plus international events  CDI 3*/CDI 2* / CDIY / CDIP. 

The Bates National Dressage Championships are locked and loaded for the 14th to 17th February 2019 at Manfeild Park Stadium, Feilding. The event will see the twenty first year consecutive year of the partnership between Dressage NZ and Bates Saddles. Event Manager Alicia Cameron  is excited at the prospect of  presenting this event knowing that David Jones-Parry from Bates is such an important factor in this strong partnership. 

The event will incorporate an FEI CDI*** for Grand Prix, plus Medium Tour CDI** for Level 8 horses, as well FEI classes for Young Riders (CDIY) and Pony Riders (CDIP – approx Lvel 4 NZL and note that pony rider age is not older than turning 16yrs in the 2019 calendar year)

The event also includes the Super 5 League finals, Amateur Championships from Levels 1 to 5,  Young Horse championships alongside the prestigious Bates Open Championships and Para Equestrian Championships.

There are a number of sponsorship, advertising and trade space options available for the event

We welcome volunteers and offer a great event experience. You don’t necessarily need to have experience with horses to volunteer, but there are a wide range of opportunities for you to interact and work with an enthusiastic group and put “volunteering” on your CV 

For further information contact Alicia Cameron by email on [email protected] 
or 021 078 4229