British Dressage (BD) is adopting the new 2009 International Equestrian Federation (FEI) tests at all relevant competitions in Britain from 1 January.

BD’s Joanna Bowns explained: “The tests have been implemented early to give riders time to get used to riding them on home soil.”

Visit: www.fei.org/disciplines/dressage/organisers/pages/dressage_tests.aspx