• Snaffle bridle only for prelim & novice
  • Snaffle or simple double for elementary
  • Correctly fastened riding hats to the current standard (PAS 015) must be worn at all times when mounted on the show ground.
  • Competitors may only use items of saddlery which are accepted by British Dressage, this rule also applies when working in.
  • Martingales / training aids are not permitted unless riding non-competitively.
  • Whilst warming up, horses / ponies may only be ridden by the person who will be competing on them.

For a full list of British Dressage acceptable saddlery / further explanation please see British Dressage rule book.

All Bolton & District Riding Club Rules also apply to dressage competitors.