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Posted by on Jan 27, 2020 in Newsflashes |

2020 AGM Announcement & Portfolio Nominations

2020 AGM Announcement & Portfolio Nominations

Please note that the Council of Dressage SA will meet on Saturday 28th of March 2020 at Kyalami Park Club at 10h00 am for the purpose of holding the associations Annual General Meeting (AGM) and also to elect four office bearers to fill essential positions on our Council. In order to meet the election criteria, all nomination forms, duly completed and signed need to be emailed to the electoral officer at elections@dressagesa.com by 16h00 on 27 February 2020. You may download the nomination form below. Only the first page needs to be signed and submitted. A nominee may request to be considered for more than one portfolio should they wish. Remember that good solid representation at Council will ensure that you as a member are able to give input and exercise oversight at National level. So it follows that members must choose their nominees carefully and also if you have a skill set that you believe will take the association to greater heights please don’t hesitate making yourself available...

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Posted by on Nov 1, 2019 in Newsflashes |

Rule Change Submissions

Rule Change Submissions

Due to a national email connection problem from many service providers, we feel positive that some rule change proposals did not reach us on time. To ensure that you do not miss out, DSA Exco have agreed to extend the rule change submission window until close of business on Monday 4 November 2019. All members in good standing may submit rule change requests directly to the Rule Change Committee Secretary (rulechange@dressagesa.com) for consideration. Please find: Policy F – The Rule Change policy of DSA: http://www.dressagesa.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Policy-F-Dressage-Rule-and-Regulation-Implimentation-Policy-V2.0.pdf An example of the rule change request form: http://www.dressagesa.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Regulation-and-Rule-Changes-Form-V1.2-Example.pdf A blank rule change request form in Word Format: http://www.dressagesa.com/rules-2/ (last document on the page) We look forward to receiving your...

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Posted by on Oct 26, 2019 in Newsflashes |

Rule Change Season

Rule Change Season

All members in good standing may now submit rule change requests directly to the Rule Change Committee secretary rulechange@dressagesa.com) provided such changes are received before the end of the month. We have already received a number of requests but would like to advise you that you only have a few more days left for your submission. Please find: Policy F – The Rule Change policy of DSA: Policy F – Dressage Rule and Regulation Implementation Policy V2.0 An example of the rule change request form: Regulation and Rule Changes Form V1.2 Example A blank rule change request form in Word Format: Regulation and Rule Changes Form V1.2 Blank We look forward to receiving your final requests before closing date at the end of the...

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Posted by on Oct 26, 2019 in Newsflashes |

Calling All Dressage Rule Experts

Calling All Dressage Rule Experts

Dear DSA members, Please, would you be so kind as to identify those people who you know and that are knowledgeable on the Rules of Dressage General Regulations and FEI Rules and regulations and to personally contact them and ask them to submit a short CV to me (president@dressagesa.com) for evaluation by DSA EXCO? Essentially the DSA EXCO will confirm that they are DSA members in good standing and then evaluate both their experience (mostly time based) as well as their level of skill (working with Rules and General Regulations) in order to select 5 members to serve on our Rule Change Committee and another 5 members to serve on our Rule Change Appeal Committee. These committees need to be finalised within two weeks, so we have no time to waste. I suggest a short inclusion or appendix to the candidates’ CV with the following headings: 1. My experience working with Dressage Rules and Regulations (interpretation and enforcement) 2. My specific skillset.[for example using the rules as a Dressage Judge...

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Posted by on Sep 26, 2019 in Newsflashes |

Olympic Qualifier Exloo: 24 to 27 October 2019

Olympic Qualifier Exloo: 24 to 27 October 2019

We would like to congratulate Nicole Smith & Chi La Rou, Laurienne Dittmann & Don Weltino K, Gretha Ferreira & Lertvang’s Lavinia and Tanya Seymour & Ramoneur for being selected to compete at the Olympic Qualifier Event in Exloo which will take place from 24 to 27 October 2019. We are very proud of you all and know that you will fly the SA Flag...

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