Graded Driven Dressage

Dressage Convenor:

Gwenifer Hack

Dressage Panel:                                                                 

Deb Fuller

Mandy Lawrence

Glenda Marshall

Margie Morgan

Vicki Stevenson

Rosemarie Pearce  

NEW Victorian Dressage Training Series 2022-2023 Proforma

NEW Information for Victorian Dressage Training Series 2022-2023                                                    

Graded Driven Dressage

2022-2023 series


GDD Proforma NEW 2022 - 2023

How to fill in Proforma

The Driven Dressage Rule Book and Guidelines, the National Driven Dressage Grading list and a list of all current Dressage Judges are available on the Federal Website under Member Resources

The Driven Dressage Grading System can be found in the ACDS Driven Dressage Rule Book and Guidelines.

Once a horse/pony reaches 10 points in a grade they will automatically be UPGRADED to the next level.


Please also note - Grading Points are

HORSE PERFORMANCE based - NOT driver(s)


Diagonal Yield Notes for Judges and Drivers



Dressage Abbreviations



Information for the Dressage Penciller





P =Preliminary = 0 - 10


N = Novice = 0 - 10


 E = Elementary = 0 - 10


I = Intermediate = 0 - 10


O = Open = 0- 10


A = Advanced/Open = 0 - 10


Grading Points are allocated for each test driven at Graded Driven Dressage Qualifiers (GDDQ) and at State/National GDD Championships.


60-69.99% -1 grading point


70% or over- 2 grading points


10 Points = Upgrade

Victorian Dressage Judges

A list of all Dressage Judges, including Victorian judges, can be found on the Federal Website by clicking on the Publications tab.

Freestyle to Music

Information about required movements are printed in the Driven Dressage Rule Book and Guidelines  which can be found on the Federal Website


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Updated September 9th, 2022