Welcome to Canterbury Dressage
Canterbury Dressage was established 60 years ago by a group of riders and volunteers who shared the passion of creating a harmonious partnership with their horse. They achieved this through gaining knowledge, applying correct training and with the support and friendship of like-minded others. This philosophy remains the same today.
Being a branch of Equestrian Sports New Zealand (ESNZ) who are the umbrella body of equestrian sports in New Zealand we adhere to their guiding rules and principles.
We are located at the beautiful grounds of the South Island National Equestrian Centre -McLeans Island where there are top quality facilities including numerous all weather arenas, covered yards, camping facilities along with jumping and hacking areas.
Canterbury Dressage provides monthly competitions for all level of riders from unregistered through to those competing at the highest level. We specialise in providing regular education and coaching events to promote development opportunities for all levels of riders and horses.
Our Judges are trained and required to pass National and International standard assessments therefore we are able to provide you with quality judging.
A very hard working and dedicated team of volunteers manage all our events and without them we would not be able to provide you with the very successful branch of Canterbury Dressage.
Everyone is Welcome. We look forward to seeing you at our next event.
Entries for Day 3 of the Winter Series close on 25th July. Schedule and entries at Equestrian Entries. Look out also for news of the Winter Series Presentation Evening!read more
The first day of the Winter Series went ‘swimmingly’ and unfortunately that is just how it was. We salute all you hardy riders that still came and competed on a less than pleasant day. The large majority of you all did come and brave the conditions and had a great...read more
Winter Series Day 2 - 1st July 2018 Entries are open for Day 2 of the Winter Series. Schedule and entries are at https://www.equestrianentries.co.nz/ Entries close 20th June.read more
The full list of the new committee members, there is still a few spaces to fill so get in contact if your interested. Chairperson - Chris Lovelady Vice Chairperson - Cherie Pearson Treasurer - Charmaine Racke Office Convenor - Sally Steele Judges Officer - Karen...read more
AGM Wednesday 16th of May, starts at 7pm NEC Mcleans Island. Board positions have become available, to get more information on the available positions or put your name forward. Please get in contact with Aubrey McRae: email@example.com Everyone is welcome,...read more
Syncroflex Festival of Future Stars Show April 14 and 15th at NEC McLeans Island. Entries Close 26 April 2018 Incorporating: Mitavite Rising Stars Led and Ridden Showing Classes for all breeds Saturday Morning starting 8am South Island Young Dressage Horse...read more