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EXCITING TIMES AHEAD!

CLICK HERE FOR ECRDA 2021 YEAR END AWARDS

Dressage Tests are found at the top of the Calendar Page

Western Dressage people check out the nice Year End Award being donated.
CLICK HERE TO GO TO THE SPECIAL AWARDS PAGE

Come and join ECRDA in the Fun and Celebration of the 2021 Show Season.

RULES FOR 2021:

  1. The Show Season is Nov. 15, 2020, through Nov. 14, 2021.

  2. To qualify for a Year End High Score Award, Horse-Rider combinations must have at least 3 scores, from 3 different judges, from 3 different show dates. The MEDIAN of these 3 scores will be used to rank the Horse-Rider combinations at each level. A Prerequisite of 1 score of 55% or higher from the highest test of the level must be obtained.

  3. The exception will be for FEI riders, who will need 2 scores from 2 different judges at 2 different shows. The AVERAGE of the scores will be used to rank Horse-Rider combinations.

  4. The Starter Rider Walk-Trot Junior and Starter Rider Walk-Trot-Canter Junior divisions will be divided into Juniors 12 and under in age; and those juniors 13 years of age and older.

  5. For scores to count towards ECRDA Year End Awards, riders must be ECRDA members in good standing at the time of showing

  6. By popular request, there will be a new division offered for year end awards: Caprilli!! More information to come.

We are looking forward to another successful competition year. We welcome questions and suggestions.
Please contact Dr. Iris Biely 732-928-3069.

  

ECRDA is presenting the following  protocols for this competitive season:

 

 ·      Whenever you are on the grounds of a competition, you will need to wear a mask unless you are riding a horse.

 ·      Maintain social distancing of at least 6 feet apart

 ·      Frequently wash your hands or use hand sanitizer.

 

AND Please:

·      If you have any symptoms (flu, fever, cough) -Don’t show 

·      If you are aware that you have come in contact with someone who has tested positive – Don’t show for 14 days!

 

 

This has been a difficult time for all of us.  And we hope to carefully return to competition.  Wishing the best of luck to all with the return to competition.  Happy Trails!  See you soon!

 

BREAKING NEWS!!

By popular demand, ECRDA is now offering a new BITLESS BRIDLE DIVISION:

Horses will be allowed to show with a (leather, Dr. Cook’s) bitless bridle.

The Levels offered:

1.      BB Starter Walk-Trot (Intro. Tests A & B)- Please designate Starter Rider or Starter Horse

2.      BB Starter Walk-Trot Canter (Intro. Tests B and Training 1)   – Please designate Starter Rider or Starter Horse

3.      BB Training Level

4.      BB First Level

5.      BB Second Level

6.      BB Third Level

7.      BB Fourth Level

8.      BB T.O.C. (Test of Choice)


A MUCH ANTICIPATED RULE CHANGE !
New for the 2020 Show Season:
Dressage Association (r) , (R), and (S) judges will be able to judge all levels at any East Coast Regional sanctioned show.
Moreover, starting with this 2020 show season, in East Coast Regional Dressage Association, (L) graduates with 5 years of judging experience at schooling shows will also be permitted to judge all levels, to include FEI, at ECRDA sanctioned shows.

Just a reminder, you only need one score of 55% or higher from the highest test at that level as a part of the prerequisites for a Year End Award. Please read the rule book for the other requirements.
ECRDA now has a year end award for Dressage Seat Equitation. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFO.

 

Celebrating YOU!

Join us in honoring you and your equine partner!

ECRDA is offering more medals and awards to honor your hard achievements:

For the Bronze Medal you need 6 scores of 60% or above at any Training Level test. They must be from 3 different judges at 3 different shows.

 For the Silver Medal you need 6 scores of 60% or above at First and Second Levels. These must be 3 scores from any First Level Test and 3 scores from any Second Level Test. These must be from a minimum of 3 different judges at 3 different shows.

 For the Gold Medal you need 6 scores of 60% or above at Third and Fourth Levels. These must be 3 scores from any Third Level Test and 3 scores from any Fourth Level Test. These must be from a minimum of 3 different judges at 3 different shows.

New!!

Two scores of 60% or better at Prix St. George under two different judges will earn the new Platinum Award!

Two scores of 60% or better at  at any Intermediate Test under two different judges will earn the new Platinum Plus Award!

 Also new for this year two scores of 60% or better at Grand Prix under two different judges will earn the new Diamond Award

Thank you for being a part of the

East Coast Regional Dressage Association family.

Looking forward to seeing you at the shows!

 

CLICK HERE FOR A MEMBERSHIP FORM
CLICK HERE FOR AN ENTRY FORM
Check our 2021 Calendar for upcoming shows!
*** USEF/USDF Shows Run By ECRDA Now Count Toward Year End Awards!! ***

 


ECRDA IS NOW INCLUDING WESTERN DRESSAGE CLASSES FOR YEAR END AWARDS!!!!

To qualify for a Western Dressage Year End Award, you must be a member of ECRDA when you entered the classes. You must have shown in three different shows under three different judges. Western Dressage Class scores earned in ECRDA only count for ECRDA year end awards. ECRDA is not affiliated with any other organization for Western Dressage. The rules and regulations for ECRDA will adhere to Western Dressage classes. Licenses and certified dressage judges must be used.


 

"East Coast Regional Dressage Association - Making a Difference"

 



Thank you all for your support of our USDF/USEF recognized shows.
What a success we had. Already planning ahead for next year.

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The 2021 show calendar is now posted.

Click HERE.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICES


As of April 1, 2013, protective headgear is now required by all riders at all levels,
whether warming up or in the show ring.


USEF has modified the rules for attire for Level 1 USDF/USEF competitions,
allowing for colored shirts and breeches and making jackets optional.
ECRDA has approved these changes for schooling shows. Read more here.







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