Anna Ross: You can’t hold members to ransom *H&H VIP*

  • Opinion

    A new broom is sweeping the room for younger riders and there have been controversial proposals by British Dressage (BD), provoking strong reactions from members and parents. The main changes are the name switch from British Young Riders Dressage Scheme (BYRDS) to BD Youth, and the proposal that it should be mandatory for these “Youth” members to take stable management exams via the Pony Club in order to be considered for squads.