The British Bavarian Warmblood Association is replacing this year’s annual show, which was cancelled due to FMD, with a video competition for dressage and style jumping open to all Bavarian Warmblood horses.

Dressage competitors can compete for a £50 first prize in the following tests:

    Preliminary 18
    Novice 31
    Elementary 41
    Medium 65
    Advanced medium 86

The competition will be judged on collective marks only eg: paces, impulsion, submission and the rider’s position.

There are two style classes for show jumping competitors: Class A for horses under five years old; and Class B for horses five years old and under.

Class A competitors should be recorded riding a course of not less than 8 fences, with minimum height of 85cm. The course must include either a double or treble combination, with at least one upright and one spread of at least 50cm.

Courses for Class B should include atleast 10 fences, with a minimum height of 1m. It must also include either a double or treble combination, with at least one upright and one spread at least 50 cm.

The dressage and show jumping entries can be videoed at a competition or private indoor or outdoor venue, but the dressage competitions must take place in the correct-sized arena.

Prize money will be awarded for first to third in both disciplines with rosettes to seventh place. Entries must be received by 30 September.

For full schedules and an entry form, send a 19p SAE to BBWA, Sittyton, Straloch, Newmachar, Aberdeen, AB21 0RP or visit www.bbwa.co.uk