Equestrian Sports New Zealand
To earn points in ESNZ (NZEF) events you must be a member and your horse must be registered.
When you apply for Membership you will recieve a membership card with your details and ESNZ official Competitor entry forms. The Competitor entry forms provide a space to place up to three different Horse Registration Stickers and are used to enter into ESNZ Events and A & P Society Events.
Membership Application Form
Horse/Pony Registration Application Form
Dressage Downgrading Form
Day Membership Competitor Entry form
Points are allocated to each horse based on the percentage gained in each test.
These points accumulate and are recorded on the National Database. Upon gaining 30 points in any grade the horse/pony may not compete in any level below that grade.
Dressage competitions are divided into six grades and nine levels.
0 0 training (Non - graded only)
1 1 Preliminary
2 2 Novice
3 3 Elementary
4 4 Medium
5 5 Open Medium
6 6 Advanced - Prix St Georges
7 Advanced - Intermediate I
8 Advanced - Intermediate II
9 Advanced - Grand Prix (Olympic Level)
Dressage New Zealand has 20 Area Groups throughout New Zealand.