About Interschools




The Victorian Equestrian Interschool Series, or VEIS, is a series of dressage and show jumping competitions run by schools and organisations across the state, including a Grand Final event at Werribee (WPNEC) in June. 

There are three regional competitions within this series - Barwon, Northern and South East - and the series provides a pathway to the Australian Interschool Championships for dressage and show jumping.

For more information visit www.veis.com.au



The Victorian Interschool State Championships is a five-day event run in the first term school holidays each year at Werribee (WPNEC). It features dressage, show jumping, combined training, show horse, novelty and handy mount classes for primary and secondary students, and also provides a pathway to the Australian Interschool Championships.

In order to enter rider combinations must compete at a participation interschool event from April to February in the year prior.

The 2020 Horseware Australia Victorian Interschool Equestrian State Championships – will be on 1-5 April at WPNEC. For more information please visit

Website http://www.equestrianinterschool.com.au
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/InterschoolsVictoria/


Due to the complexity of running horse trials, Interschool Eventing is run as part of the Equestrian Victoria Eventing. There is one interschool specific Horse Trials hosted annually by Tintern Schools. In 2019-2020 riders need to submit their best four results for the season October to June.

For more information visit http://www.vic.equestrian.org.au/eventing/seasonoverview

The Australian Interschool Equestrian Championships are held annually in alternating states: Melbourne (WPNEC), Sydney (SIEC) and Toowoomba. This year’s event, the 2019 Marcus Oldham Australian Interschool Equestrian Championships, was held in Sydney on 1-4 October with around 500 interschool competitors and several thousand additional family members, supporters, volunteers, coaches, judges and other officials attending.


Equestrian Queensland will host the 2020 Australian Interschool Championships in Toowoomba from Monday 28 September through to Friday 2 October 2020.

Selections for the Victorian team to compete at the Australian Championships are made as follows:

  • Dressage and show jumping – the top two place-getters in each national level class of the VEIS series and the state championships respectively
  • Combined training and show horse – the top four place-getters in each class at the state championships
  • Eventing – the top four from each interschool national division in the EA Eventing.

For details of how to qualify for the National Championships please see the State Championships schedule above.