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Ottawa, ON, Aug. 4, 2020 – Don’t miss out on the opportunity to participate in the fourth leg of the 2020 Para-Dressage Video Competition Series, presented by Ride Every Stride. The deadline for submission is coming up quickly on August 15.

The classes will be judged by EC certified Senior Dressage and Para-Dressage Judge, Sheila Skene of Victoria, BC.

Upload your video entry for online review and evaluation via the online portal. Remember to read the Para-Dressage Video Competition Series Competitor Guidelines carefully before submitting your entry, as this document contains important information and requirements that must be followed to participate in the Series.

To participate in the August leg of the 2020 Para-Dressage Video Competition Series, be sure to submit your entry by Aug. 15, 2020. Entries for each competition close at 11:59 p.m. ET. Please ensure that you create your video with sufficient time for submission, as all closing dates and times are final and cannot be extended.

The remaining 2020 competition entry deadlines are as follows:

  • Sept. 20, 2020
  • Oct. 15, 2020
  • Nov. 15, 2020

First, second and third place winners will be awarded prizes including Ride Every Stride gift certificates. Riders who participate in a minimum of three competition legs during the current year are eligible to be considered for the High Point Championships. Additionally, riding centres that enter riders in a minimum of three competition legs during the current year are eligible to be considered for the High Point Riding Centre Championships.

New for 2020
Introduced for 2020 is a new class, Class #8: Riding for the Disabled (RDA) Freestyle. This class is open to non-classified riders without leaders, and uses the RDA Freestyle to Music (2018) Test of Choice.

Also included in the 2020 Para-Dressage Video Competition Series are two new tests: the FEI Para-Dressage Introductory Test A (2018) Test of Choice and FEI Para-Dressage Introductory Test B (2018) Test of Choice, both of which are used in Class #7.

View the full class list and additional important information in the Para-Dressage Video Competition Series Competitor Guidelines.

About the Para-Dressage Video Competition Series, Presented by Ride Every Stride

The Para-Dressage Video Competition Series provides riders of all levels and abilities with the opportunity to experience competition conditions in the comfort of their home stable and on a familiar horse. Participants compete against riders with similar abilities nationwide by submitting videos that are judged by EC certified Para-Dressage Judges.

Video competitions encourage riders to develop effective skills and provide them with an opportunity to compete in a progressive and structured environment. They are a fantastic way to ensure that all riders across Canada, no matter how geographically isolated, have the chance to compete. Competition is an integral part of athlete development and provides riders with new goals, as well as a sense of empowerment and accomplishment.

For additional information, please contact:

Jamie-Ann Goodfellow
Para-Dressage Coordinator
jgoodfellow@equestrian.ca
1-866-282-8395 x 146