Organizer Sought for 2019 Australian Amateur Owner Rider Dressage Championships

Wed, 01/09/2019 - 08:05

The Equestrian Australia Dressage Committee invites all dressage event organisers to apply to host the 2019 Australian Amateur Owner Rider Dressage Championships.

The venue, footing, stabling and facilities should be of a standard in keeping with this newest edition to our National Major Championships. Facilities for competitors, spectators and media should be of a superior standard. With regards to media facilities, it is advisable to offer a dedicated media Centre, which is managed by a media liaison officer, and offering working internet and timely delivery of results.

The date of the event is at the discretion of the Organising Committee, however should not impact on other major national and state championships.

 The Amateur Owners Series was developed and introduced in 2014 and is a national level competition specifically for non-pro dressage riders aged 21 and older. 

In 2018 the second edition of the Australian Amateur Owner Rider Dressage Championships was held and featured classes ranging from Preliminary to Grand Prix, including Freestyles and Teams events. 

"The focus is  on creating a fun and inclusive Australian Championships celebrating the love of the sport," said the board behind the AAORDC."The spirit of the AAOR scheme is to support non-professional riders to compete on a level playing field against their peers; to support grass roots riders; and to improve participation at competitive events"

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