Solihull RC Unaffiliated Dressage Winter Qualifier & Trailblazer 1st Rounds (Results Available)

Show Date
Thu, Feb 23, 2023
Closing Date
Thu, Feb 16, 2023
Starting Times:
Times: Will be available online after 4.00pm 48 hours prior to the event. at Any special requests must be clearly put onto entry.

Class 1
Introductory - Test A ( 2008) - Short    
Entry Fee:
Member Fee:
Class 2
Preliminary - Test 1 ( 2006) - Short    
Entry Fee:
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Class 3
Preliminary - Test 12 ( 2005) - Short    
Entry Fee:
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Class 4
Novice - Test 37(a) ( 2017) - Long    
Entry Fee:
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Class 5
Novice - Test 27 ( 2007) - Short    
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Class 6
Elementary - Test 53 ( 2007) - Long    
Entry Fee:
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Show Secretary: Alexandra Richards
Solihull RC, Four Ashes Road, Solihull, W Midlands, B93 8QE
Tel: 01564 770180, Email:, Website:

Solihull Equestrian Centre, Four Ashes Road, Bentley Heath, Solihull, W Midlands B938QE

Show Information
Entries close the preceding Thursday at 9am. Late entries will be taken at a £3 charge per class. If classes are full a waiting list will be kept.
Telephone entries will no longer be taken - all entries should be made online at
Classes will be judged under BD rules. Bridle numbers OR saddle pad numbers must be worn. ONE ON EACH SIDE
Horses may only enter once in each class competitively.

Classes at Introductory and Preliminary level will be split into OPEN and RESTRICTED sections The OPEN section is open only to combinations who have not been placed first or second at the level of the class or above more than three times with a score of more than 65.00% or who have not been placed first or second at a Championship at the level of the class or above. The RESTRICTED section is open to all, including horses/ponies and riders who are currently registered with British Dressage. The appropriate classes at Championships will also be split accordingly.

Championship show:
Competitors will be sectioned into RESTRICTED and OPEN by the event team at the point of issuing times according to your qualification status.

Payment Details & Event Fees
ONLY entries in advance using our Secure Online Entry System.
Payment is secure and it goes directly to Solihull Riding Club.
You will receive an email confirmation of your class entry and payment. Please check your email to confirm payment was successful.

SRC Members: £13.00 Non-Members: £15.00

Prize Information
Vouchers can be redeemed against future entry fees, hire of facilities and membership (50% payment in vouchers maximum – please see terms and conditions)
Prizes: Rosettes to 6th place in each section.
Vouchers 1st – 3rd in each section.
£15.00 1st, £10.00 2nd, £5.00 3rd

The series will run on a points system for each class to 10th place. 1st = 10 points 2nd = 9 points 3rd = 8 points 4th = 7 points 5th = 6 points 6th = 5 points 7th = 4 points 8th = 3 points 9th = 2 points 10th = 1 point
To qualify for the championship class you need to of obtained 7 points or more!
The rider with the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd highest league points will win an overall prize at the end of the season.

Special Classes
Qualifiers for the SRC Championships April 2023
Sponsored by 608 Equine and Farm Vets
All competitions until April our first-round qualifiers for Trailblazers

Withdrawals: - In the unfortunate event of withdrawal, please advise the secretary by 9am on the Monday prior to the competition. We regret no refunds will be made once times are issued. No transfers will be made after 9am on the preceding day.

Terms & Conditions
• Remains a two round process.
• Riders scoring 58% or more will be eligible to buy a second round qualification card.
• The 2nd round card purchased from you will be returned by the rider to Trailblazers for registration of their details.
o Rider will then be emailed a Championship qualification form for the relevant level and horse stated on card.
• All venues which run dressage must also run one dressage second round scheduled between 1 April 2022 and 30 June 2022.
o Second round date to be agreed with Trailblazers by 1 March 2022 to minimise clashes between venues in close proximity.
• At dressage second rounds top 6 in class qualify for Championships (see Dressage rules 11.2).
o Venues sign off the form provided by rider to confirm horse/rider achieved a qualifying place.
o Rider is responsible for returning form to Trailblazers.
o Venues do not need to send in details of qualified riders after second rounds – less administration, though a copy of class results is helpful.
o Trailblazers may contact venues for verification if results not posted on website in case of queries.

General Rules
HATS must be worn whenever mounted

ONLY Jockey skull hats without a peak (greater than 5mm smooth and rounded in nature) may be worn for cross country. Hat silks may be worn with flexible peak. It must also comply with safety standards for hats.

BODY PROTECTORS A body protector is obligatory for all arena eventing and cross-country events and are also strongly recommended for all show jumping events. Body protectors should be fitted and worn as per the manufacturer’s instructions. If a rider chooses to wear an airbag style body protector it must be worn over a permitted body protector and if activated, must be deflated or removed before continuing. Hybrid Air jackets and Helite Air Jackets are permitted. It is recommended that body protectors are replaced once they are more than 5 years old. Riders wearing Exo Body Cage protectors must inform the secretary at all events.

CORRECT dress & footwear with defined heels must be worn. ALL horses and ponies must be four years old and over. ALL Riders to be 4 years old and over.

ENTRIES accepted at rider’s risk. SRC reserve the right to refuse an entry at their discretion, cancel, amend or amalgamate any class for any reason whatsoever. The Judge’s decision is final.

INSURANCE Each competitor must carry their own liability insurance whether Riding Club, Pony Club, BHS, BS, BD, BE or independent cover.

HEALTH & SAFETY The organisers of this event have taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents occurring and must obey the instructions of the organisers and all the officials and stewards. Those attending this event must report any accidents to the secretary or organizer of the event Please do not leave unattended horses tied to lorries and no hay nets to be tied to the outside of lorries or trailers. Solihull Riding Club welcomes responsible dog owners. Dogs must be kept on a lead at all times.

DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY save for the death or injury caused by the negligence of the organisers of the event, no liability is accepted for any accident, loss or damage, injury or illness to horses, ponies, owners, riders, spectators, vehicles their contents and accessories, or any other person or property whatsoever, whether caused by their negligence, breach of contract or in any way whatsoever.


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