SAQ Adoption Program

The SAQ adoption program has been running since 2003 and we have successfully re-homed over 600 Standardbreds, retired from their racing careers. Some of these horses were retired due to injuries, or simply because they lacked speed. ›› Read more


Horse Registration

The SAQ can provide Standardbred owners with show registration cards that are necessary to contest agricultural shows and participate in the National High Point Awards and the SAQ Annual Awards. ›› Read more



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2016 SAQ Dressage Spectacular featuring State Standardbred Dressage Championships

proud sponsors Aitkens Saddlery and Heather Denmead


2016 SAQ Dressage Spectacular - Open Competition

2016 SAQ State Standardbred Dressage Championships


2016 SAQ Dressage Spectacular Draw

Helpers Roster (Compulsory for all competitors)

Note and Instructions for all Competitors



Download the Nomination Pack here

For Online Nominations click here

Dressage Tests

Preparatory Tests:

EA Prep A

EA Prep C

EA Prep E

Preliminary Tests:

EA Prelim 1.1

EA Prelim 1.2

EA Prelim 1.3

Novice Tests:

EA Novice 2.1

EA Novice 2.2

Freestyle to Music - Required Elements for Test

Freestyle Dressage Elements and Rules (all levels Prep to Novice)


Liability Waiver Forms

Parental Consent and Liability Waiver Forms (under 18 competitors)

Horse Health Declaration

Blank Arena Diagram

Terms and Conditions for 2016 Dressage Spectacular

SAQ Dressage Rules