Welcome to Canterbury Dressage

Canterbury Dressage was established 65 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 regular competitions for all level of riders from unregistered through to those competing at the highest level.  We aim to provide 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 and invite you to get involved!

Latest News

SYNCROFLEX FESTIVAL OF FUTURE STARS

A reminder that entries close Friday 15th March for this competition. Something for everyone at this two day show: Youngstock led classes (which will be held on Saturday morning) Dressage for all levels including non-graded, para and childrens led classes Musicals for...

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CoolTranz Canterbury Dressage Championships

Dressage Canterbury is delighted to announce and welcome CoolTranz as our event partner of the Canterbury Dressage Championships 1 and 2 December 2018. We are very excited to have CoolTranz on board with us to make the Canterbury Champs an exciting and successful...

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Don't miss out, entries close 8pm, 18th April 2021 for The Gael Kofoed & Harcourts Grenadier Halswell, Autumn series day 3.
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3 days ago

Vanessa Baxter

Hi
Bit of a long shot but has anyone picked up a set of these ears at the dressage over the weekend, soundproof black DYON
Got home and unpacked everything but they seem to have vanished
Reward in chocolate 🍫 if we get reunited
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Entries are now open on Equestrian Entries for the third and final day of the Gael Kofoed & Harcourts Grenadier Halswell Autumn Series.
Entries close on Monday - 19th April. Payment is required at the time of entry.
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5 days ago

Kat Gardiner

Thank you so much to the sponsors, committee and judges for the weekend. Im so extremely proud of my boy stepping up to the challenge. And Thank you to the lovely support from ground crew and riders also. Its a great atmosphere and so very welcoming ❤ you guys all make dressage awesome! ... See MoreSee Less

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