Dressage Festival


Victorian Dressage Festival Announces Unmissable Line-Up for December Event

Prepare for an electrifying experience at the Victorian Dressage Festival, set to dazzle equestrian enthusiasts from December 5-8, 2024. We are ecstatic to announce that international dressage superstar Steffen Peters will attend the event to present two masterclasses, one on Friday night and one on Saturday night, along with an exclusive Q&A session Sunday. This is an unparalleled opportunity to learn from one of the best in the world!

In another groundbreaking announcement, the festival has been awarded the rights to host the Pacific League World Cup Final for Dressage, thanks to the tireless advocacy and support of our riders and the hard work of committee members. The event will also feature thrilling international CDI competitions for Young Riders, Under 25 Grand Prix, Children, and Ponies, promising non-stop action and excitement among the State Dressage Championships from Preliminary to Grand Prix, Young Horses, and Para Equestrian.

We are also thrilled to announce that Stable Ground has secured the naming rights sponsorship for the second year in a row. Their vision aligns perfectly with the festival’s goals, and their support is invaluable. Stable Ground specializes in equestrian arena construction and maintenance, offering top-quality surface options and grooming equipment, as well as general construction and earthworks, all to ensure the best conditions for both riders and horses. 

Find out more about Stable Ground via their website, facebook or instagram!

With top-tier competition, world-class judges, extraordinary educational opportunities, and a vibrant atmosphere, the Victorian Dressage Festival is set to be the most anticipated event on this year’s dressage calendar. Don’t miss out on this spectacular celebration of equestrian excellence!

The festival, directed by Lizzy Schirmer, is supported by Dressage Victoria, the Victorian Judges and Officials Committee, with additional support from many Dressage Clubs and Riders.

Join us at the Werribee Equestrian Centre for an unforgettable event that promises to inspire, educate, and entertain.

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Lizzy Schirmer
Director, Victorian Dressage Festival