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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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Posted by on Sep 26, 2019 in Newsflashes |

Dressage SA’s Lead SA Initiative is one of the finalists in the FEI Solidarity

Dressage SA’s Lead SA Initiative is one of the finalists in the FEI Solidarity

An impressive billing of equestrian athletes, individuals and projects have been shortlisted across the five Awards categories following the FEI’s call to action for nominations from the global equestrian community. Flying the flag for 15 nations on five continents, the 22 shortlisted nominees have been selected for their outstanding achievements on the field of play, inspirational outlook and unparalleled dedication. Check out the amazing back stories of all the nominees in the five categories: Peden Bloodstock FEI Best Athlete, Longines FEI Rising Star, Cavalor FEI Best Groom, FEI Against All Odds and FEI Solidarity. The public now has 12 days (25 September to 7 October) to cast votes for their heroes. Make sure you have your say and vote here! .… and the Nominees are Peden Bloodstock FEI Best Athlete  Steve Guerdat (SUI), Jumping Martin Fuchs (SUI), Jumping Ingrid Klimke (GER), Eventing Bram Chardon (NED), Driving Sanne Voets (NED), Para Dressage  Cavalor FEI Best Groom  Tim Varlec (SLO), groom for Irish Para Dressage athlete Tamsin Addison Madeleine Broek (NED),...

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