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 2018 Dressage Spectacular

featuring the 2018 Standardbred State Dressage Championships



Open to all Breeds (SAQ Members and Non-Members)


Date:  Saturday 28th April, 2018


Where:  PRARG Grounds


Olsen & Teviot Roads, North Maclean


Start Time: 8am Sharp


Enquiries Phone: Gaylene Teichmann 0449 180 287




Nominations Close: 21th April, 2018 and must include all relevant fees


Online nominations open on 12th March, 2018.


Entry Fees: SAQ Members $20.00 for each class


Non Members $25.00 for each class and $15 Day Membership




To compete in the additional * SAQ State Dressage and/or Combined Training (Standardbred Only): $10.00 per horse SAQ members or $20.00 per horse Non Members of SAQ




Canteen available from 7.30am


Ribbons to 6th place for each test - classes 1 to 10 (all breeds)


Trophies to 3rd place for each level (all breeds)


Ribbons to 6th place for each Level Freestyle – classes 11-13 (all breeds)


Rosettes to 6th place each test: (State Standardbred Only in classes 1 to 10)


State Champion & Reserve Sash for each level (State Standardbred Only in classes 1 to 10)


Supreme Champion Sash (Both Open and Standardbred)


SAQ Adoption Award (Standardbred Only)  


Encouragement Awards (all breeds)


State Champion & Reserve Champion for Combined Training* (Standardbred Only)




Entries limited to 50 nominations, so please nominate early to avoid disappointment!


Download Program and Nomination Form here


Download Dressage Tests here


Download Liability and Horse Health Declaration Forms here


Download Day Membership Application Form (for Non-Members) here


Online Nominations are now open at