Standardbred numbers are increasing through out the dressage industry and why not with their trainability?!

Dressage is an encouraging sport for riders and horses at different levels. From starting out at preparatory and working your way up to preliminary to novice, elementary and above !

To find out about starting out in dressage check out Dressage NSW HERE.


To find out what events are on in your area, check out Dressage NSW Event Calendar HERE.



Recent Dressage Results from SPPHA NSW Members: If SPPHA NSW members could please send through their results to be included below & to share with the Standardbred community.

Arniwho- Ingrid Darlington

Fairfield Harness Racing Club Dressage Day 30th April 2017

Preliminary 1.2: 75.38%:2nd Place

Novice 2.1: 76.85%:1st Place

Overall Highest Percentage Standardbred

Rainbow Thunder- Caroline Mumford

Bathurst Royal Show 2017

Preliminary 1.3: 64.13% 6th Place

Arniwho- Ingrid Darlington

Watagan Equestrian Club November T-Shirt Day 2016

Novice 2.2:  65.43%  : 1st Place

Miss Y-Anli Alexander

Narrabri Protocol Day March 2017

Preparatory B : 54.74 %

Preliminary 1.1 : 47.05%


Dressage Off The Track Series 2018

SPPHA NSW are please to announce the sponsorship of the Dressage Off The Track Series with Sydney Dressage Inc in 2018.

All Standardbred's are eligible to enter the Dressage Off The Track Series.

There will be four competitions in 2018, first one the 4th February. Entries are now open on nominate. Please Click here to be directed to nominate.

Test level available at the February Comp:

Any questions on the series can be directed to Sydney Dressage Club! Riders must be a member of Equestrian Australia or Sydney Dressage Club to enter. Riders MUST be a member of Sydney Dressage Club to be eligible for the end of year Off The Track awards.

Dressage is a fun, encouraging and supportive sport, if you have not participated in a dressage event before, now is the perfect time to join and be apart of the Dressage Off The Track Series proudly supported by Sydney Dressage Club.

IF you are interested in participating Sydney Dressage Club have a FREE introduction to Dressage day!

Orientation for riders new to dressage


Sydney Dressage Inc. are holding a very special orientation morning for riders new to dressage.

Session 1 - A tour of SIEC.
Followed by light refreshments
Session 2 - What the Judges are looking for, arena-side commentary.

This is a FREE event.
Please book to secure your spot. 

SUNDAY, 4 February 2018
Venue: Sydney International Equestrian Centre
Closing Date: 1 February 2018. Enquiries: events@sydneydressage.org

You an submit your interest for the day via NOMINATE by CLICKING HERE