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Grand Champion Small Horse Dressage Award

The Australian Sports Pony Registry Inc. is delighted to announce a new nationwide award for small dressage horses. 

If a 'Small Horse' out scores the open horses at an official EA Championship event, the horse will be awarded with 
$100 plus a special rosette to commemorate this achievement.

Small horses winning a Grand Champion Award will be featured on this page and in the official 'Sports Pony' Newsletter.

Grand Champion Award Rules and Conditions :


  • Competition year 1/8/2022 to 31/7/2023

  • Open to horses measuring over 148 cms not exceeding 158 cms without shoes, in all Australian states and territories.

  • Horse must be registered with the ASPR and owner/rider must be a financial member.

  • Horse must be registered with its EA State Branch and owner/rider must be financial members in accordance with the EA rules.

  • Current measuring certificate must be supplied for proof of height. EA, RAS or SHC certificates accepted.

  • Must be an EA Official Dressage event.

  • Preliminary to Grand Prix eligible.

  • Event must have two tests at same level and an open championship at that level.

  • HC results and Freestyles are not eligible.

  • Copy of official results (or link to results) must be submitted by rider/owner to the ASPR Federal Office.

  • All championship levels are eligible.  Multiple combinations may be awarded at the same event.

  • Grand Champion will be calculated as per EA Dressage rules ie: points awarded for placings. In the event of a tie for the level championship (with a horse or pony), the total aggregate percentage will be used to calculate the winner. If total percentage is equal, winner will be determined by highest percentage achieved in hardest test.

  • Combination (horse and rider) can only win a Small Dressage Horse Award once in any one year and only once at any one level ie: if combination wins the Small Dressage Horse Award at Preliminary level, that combination cannot win the award at Preliminary again the following year or any subsequent year unless the combination of horse and rider changes.


Roxleigh Frangelica


The first winner of a Grand Champion Small Dressage Horse Award is the ASPR registered mare, Roxleigh Frangelica.

Roxleigh Frangelica is a Hanoverian by Fishermans Friend and out of an Anamour mare.


She is owned and ridden by Sally Toulmin and has had success throughout the levels, including at state and national level.

Roxleigh Frangelica was the 2017 AOR Leaderboard Medium Champion, the 2017 AOR Advanced State Champion and the 2018 AOR Leaderboard PSG Reserve Champion.

Sally is very proud of Roxleigh Frangelica, who at only 15.1hh consistently mixes it with the big horses with excellent results.

Credit OneEyedFrog Photography

Casino de Luxe (Imp)


Congratulations to Casino de Luxe on winning a Grand Champion Small Dressage Horse Award.

Owned and ridden by Susan Thompson, the 7 yo Casino de Luxe is an imported GRP stallion x Casino Royale K and out of an FS Don't Worry mare. He is registered in the ASPR Small Horse Register.

Susan and Casino de Luxe have been together for 3 years; learning, training and growing in trust and confidence and allowed her to achieve her goals and dreams. Susan says "he is the best horse for me in temperament, size and is beautiful both inside and out; what more could you want".

Casino de Luxe won the Grand Champion Small Dressage Horse Award in Novice at the recent Elmore EA Club Championships.

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