I S D

INTERSCHOOL DRESSAGE CHAMPIONSHIPS

ISD Levels

I SD Levels and Information

ISD Levels
PREPARATORY PRIMARY **
PRELIMINARY PRIMARY
NOVICE PRIMARY
PRELIMINARY INTERMEDIATE SECONDARY
PRELIMINARY INTERMEDIATE SECONDARY
NOVICE INTERMEDIATE SECONDARY
NOVICE SENIOR SECONDARY
ELEMENTARY
MEDIUM
ADVANCED

** Preparatory Primary is designed for beginner riders just learning to canter consistently. If a rider is cantering confidently, it is recommended they enter Preliminary Primary. 

*Note that for 2016 and onwards Preparatory points will be awarded towards The ISD or the VEIS Series for Individuals.  Placings on the day still apply and Team points will be accrued.


Primary  competition  is  restricted  to  athletes  up  to  12  years  in  the  year  of  competition. 
Those  athletes  who  may  be  over  12  years  of  age  and  still  enrolled  in  Primary  School  may  apply  to  the  NIC  (National  Interschool  Committee) for  special  consideration  to  be  allowed  to  compete  as  a  Primary  school  students.

Secondary  competition  is  for  those  turning  12  in  the  year  of  competition  to  those  turning  18  in  the  year  of  competition. 
Organising committees  may,  with  the  approval  of  the  NIC,  include  Intermediate  divisions  in  suitable  classes. 
Intermediate is  defined  as  those  athletes  turning  12  (if  in  Secondary  school)  13,  and  14  years  old  in  the  current  year. 
Senior  divisions  are for those  athletes  turning  15,  16,  17  and  18 years  of  age  in  the  current year.


All sections will be split randomly if numbers exceed 35 in the class.


All tests will be on 60M by 20M arena unless stated otherwise on program or draw.


All tests available from:  http://www.equestrian.org.au/dressage-rules