Dressage Riders need to know the rules of our Sport….

Suggestion:   Before considering making an accusation regarding a rule breach involving a fellow dressager,  take note of the rules of our sport.  Ignorance may be the reason for a false accusation, but it is not an excuse for making it.

2011 Dressage Canada Rule Book

Check your rule book page 34…article E 4.9 #5.
It reads…

Double bridles may be used to warm up any horse regardless of the level at which it will compete.

Calgary Dressagers can influence Equine Canada’s (Our) Rules….

Would you like to have input to Equine Canada’s rules?

Equine Canada would like to remind all members that the deadline for contributing suggested rule changes for the 2012 editions of the Equine Canada Rule Books is fast approaching.

If there is an amendment or new rule you feel should beconsidered for inclusion in 2012, please fill in the rule change suggestion form and submit it before May 31st.

You can find the annual rules amendments process here.

You can find the rule change suggestion form here.

Equine Canada would like to thank all those who take the time to help improve the sport every year.

Equine Canada
100 – 2685 Queensview Drive
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
K2B 8K2

Custom Helmets in Dressage…The new Top Hat?

Samshield Helmet


Samshield is the first approved custom helmet manufacturer to offer Dressagers a beautiful and uniquely custom alternative to the Top Hat at the national levels of competition.

This sleek and low profile design is available in all combination of custom colors, fabrics, leathers, crystals and chrome ideally suited to the dress code of Dressage.

The basic helmet cost is comparable to any of the top of the line equestrian helment.  The Samshield company takes the head gear options leaps ahead by offering custom add-ons for a price.  You can even design your own helmet by going to the Samshield website.

Add Bling
Samshield options include crystals

Equi-Products have Samshield helmets.  You can purchase a stock helmet, or order your custom Samshield helmet through them.  Samshield Helmets are ASTM/SEI approved. I can’t wait to get mine.