Membership

Although our annual membership starts 1st January but you can join IDG at any time of year. Reduced rates apply after 1st July.

 

Annual membership is £28. Supporters membership is £15.

 

By joining IDG you automatically become a member of British Riding Clubs

BENEFITS OF JOINING IDG

The main activities of IDG are to offer training and competition experience however members will also benefit from support and encouragement from likeminded individuals to help you achieve your goals and enjoy our sport.

Key benefits:

  • Discounted entry fees to Isis shows

  • Membership of BRC including quarterly magazine and discounts on services

  • Regular newsletter

  • Isis training, camp and clinics

  • Reward vouchers for helping at shows

  • Competition experience under BD judges

  • Team experience – area 18

  • League table rewarding riders at each level from Intro to Medium

What is the IDG Dressage Group?

 

The IDG Dressage Group (formally known as Isis Dressage Group) was founded in 1985 at a time when it was generally thought that Dressage was outside the reach of all but the very well heeled.

 

Dressage is the basis of all riding and the purpose of the Group was, and still is, to bring the art to all riders to help them get the most out of their riding and their equine partners.

 

Why join?

The main activities of the Group are: training and competition experience. But members benefit from support and encouragement from several angles and we run social events as well.

 

  • A regular newsletter keeps you up to date with events and other members

  • IDG Dressage website with news, downloadable show schedules, show results, league table, adverts and useful links (www.idgdressage.co.uk)

  • IDG Dressage Facebook Page – this is a great is a way of keeping in touch with other members or hearing about what is going on.

  • Discounted IDG show entry fees – shows at regular intervals held around the county

  • Training Grants – at the Annual General Meeting (usually held Jan/Feb) IDG dressage runs a raffle for several grants

  • Annual League Trophies - You may not win all the glory at one of our competitions, but members who regularly attend our shows automatically earn points towards our Annual League which awards trophies and prizes at the AGM for achievement at Intro, Preliminary, Novice (both Restricted and Open), Elementary and Medium/Advanced Medium  levels; for the horse aged 16 and over which has won the most points over the year .

  • Competition experience – IDG Dressage shows are not affiliated to British Dressage but we use BD Listed Judges. Shows are open to non-members, but members benefit from reduced entry fees. This is the nearest thing you’ll get to affiliated competition without the pressure. You can use our shows to gain experience, just have fun or bring on young/inexperienced horses. And if you are stuck, someone will always help you out...or commiserate, whatever is necessary!

  • Membership of British Riding Clubs which entitles you to the quarterly Rider magazine and discounts on services

  • Team experience – as a member of the British Riding Clubs, IDG Dressage takes part in Area 18 events and organises inter-club competitions. There is also the opportunity to represent us at BD Team Quest competitions.

  • IDG Dressage Training Events – you can join regular clinics or special sessions such as test training, polework and team dressage to music.

  • Rewards for helping with Shows – All help is much appreciated: For every half day you help with a show you get a half price voucher towards a show entry fee; for every full day, a full price entry fee voucher. Valid for 12 months.

 

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HOW TO JOIN

To join click on one of the links below and download and complete your membership form.

 

Once received along with the appropriate fee either by cheque or electronic transfer your application will be processed

If you have any queries please contact us using the contact form on the contacts page.

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