HSO Video Dressage




Due to the current parademic and guidelines by British Dressage, entries for the video dressage are currently on hold.  As soon as restrictions are lifted, I will annouce on the Facebook page that the dressage has reoponed and I will give a definite closing date.  



HSO Video Dressage is a fun and friendly online dressage competition aimed at the everyday horse and rider who would like to develop their dressage and improve their partnership with their horse.


Feedback is given in a constructive and encouraging manner on your test sheet and there will also be regular additional material on HSO's Facebook page, including hints and tips on how to relax, enjoy your test, improve between shows and ultimately show you and your horse/pony to the best of both of your abilities.  



Please state upon entering whether you wish your video to not be available for public viewing.  





Please note that all entries for the dressage class will be judged together after the closing date.  Scores and results will be published on the Facebook page and website and test sheets will follow in the post.    


Entry fee covers the cost of 2nd class standard postage of test sheet and rosette if applicable.  




Please note that by entering you agree to abide by the terms and conditions.




Rules for video dressage:  



HSO accept entries with traditional Non-BD tack, for example bitless bridles, martingales and pelhams, etc but no schooling aids are to be used.  

The video of the test must not have been previously entered in a HSO dressage competition.  

The person videoing must stand behind "C" (ideally slightly futher back), or as close to "C" as is possible, from where a traditional judge would be sitting.  If the person videoing is not directly behind C, it may make judging the accurary and straightness of the centre line difficult and marks could be lost.  

Riders can enter the same class more than once, but horses/ponies can only be entered once.  

Sound must be switched on.  

Tests may be called, but no instruction/help to be given.  

The judge's decision is final.  

If the video is of poor quality and the judge cannot accurately see movements, marks may be lost.  If the video is deemed too poor quality to be judged then the test will not be entered.    

The zoom function can be used, but the judge must be able to see the full movement - eg. shape of the circle etc.  

The test can be ridden in a field or school, but the area must be approximately 20 x 40 and marked with letters to allow for accurate judging.  

Entry fee covers the cost of 2nd class standard postage, however HSO will not accept responsibility for sheets being lost in the post.  

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