We are sometimes asked if Associate Members can use their sheets for Area Festivals.
This normally relates to Prelim level.
The simple answer is NO.
However, if the rider is ANY PAID membership level - for instance BYRDS or Quest (which are just £25 currently) then they may use their sheets provided the following minimum criteria...
- Horse and/or rider are not required through previous membership of BD to be in a section that would be ineligible for Area Festivals. (i.e horse has previously competed and ridden out of the levels)
- The rider is a current paid member of any level
- That the horse is a FREE associate member
- That their sheets are from a section of a level that is eligible for Area Festival. In the case of Prelim this is the bronze section.