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Para-Equestrian Dressage Tests

View and find the links to the Para Equestrian dressage tests we contest in NZ competition here.

Please refer to Annex 2 of the Para Equestrian Rule book for the scheduling and use of the ESNZ and FEI Para Dressage Tests in ESNZ Para Equestrian Competition.

NZ Para-Equestrian Dressage Tests

The NZ level tests were introduced in 2015 to encourage participation in Para-Equestrian Dressage.  These are to only be used at Training (TE) and Local (LE) Level events.

Each of the 5 Grades has their own version of the NZ 01 and NZ 02 tests.

The additional NZ Grade 6 has two tests at this level also to allow athletes classified Profile 42 to compete in Para Dressage at Training and Local level.

FEI Introductory Para-Equestrian Dressage Tests

Each of the 5 Para Equestrian Grades has their own version of FEI Introductory A and FEI Introductory B.

The FEI Introductory tests are only to be used at Training (TE) and Local (LE)  Level events in New Zealand.

Local Dressage Organising Committees are encouraged to use these FEI Introductory tests alongside the FEI Team, Individual and Freestyle tests at local events.

This link will take you to the Main Inside FEI Para Dressage website.

 

FEI Para-Equestrian Novice Tests

Each of the 5 Para Equestrian Grades has their own version of FEI Novice A and FEI Novice B.  They are slightly harder than the Introductory tests and not quite a difficult as the FEI.

The FEI Novice tests are only to be used at Training (TE) and Local (LE)  Level events in New Zealand.

This link will take you to the Main Inside FEI Para Dressage website.

FEI Para-Equestrian Dressage Tests

The FEI Team, Championship and Freestyle tests are contested at Regional (RE) and National Level events in NZ and at CPEDI, WEG and the Paralympics.  

Each of the 5 Grades has their own version of 3 tests.  The FEI Team, FEI Individual and the FEI Musical Freestyle.

FEI Team and FEI Individual are technical tests and count towards qualification scores .  The FEI Musical Freestyle is the creativity with the music and choreography.

This link will take you to the Main Inside FEI Para Dressage website.