2023/24 Dates ALL COMPETITIONS ARE PRE ENTRY ONLY
3rd January ShowJumping (Wednesday) To make an entry please click here
14th January Arena Eventing To make an entry please come back soon
28th January ShowJumping To make an entry please come back soon
10th February Arena Eventing (Saturday) To make an entry please come back soon
25th February ShowJumping To make an entry please come back soon
10th March Arena Eventing To make an entry please come back soon
24th March ShowJumping To make an entry please come back soon
7th April Arena Eventing To make an entry please come back soon
Arena Eventing Schedule Kindly supported by Naf OPEN TO ALL NO entries on the day Entries via www.horse-events.co.uk Show Secretary on the day Hannah Goddard 07725733443 THIS EVENT IS BEING ORGANISED BY WICKSTEAD HORSEPLAY HORSE EVENTS IS ACTING AS THE ONLINE SECRETARY ONLY Entries close on the Thursday before or when the classes are full. Class times will be available on Horse events website on the Friday before after 6pm
The warm up is limited to 6 people or 20 mins before your time
Entry fee £30 per class or £55 if 2 classes entered by same combination of horse and rider (price not including booking fee).
Class 1 - 70cm,
Class 2 - 80cm,
Class 3 - 90cm
Class 4 - 100cm
You will need to Print your own numbers and provide your own number bib There is a link on the top of the horse events page to help you if required.
What is Arena Eventing? Closest to bogey time and lowest score wins. Consists of a course of 7-9 Show jumps 4 penalties for each pole down, 4 penalties for 1st refusal, 8 for 2nd refusal, E for 3rd at same fence or crossing of tracks.
Straight in to 8-12 various XC type fences 20 penalties for first refusal, 40 for 2nd, E after 3rd refusal at the same fence. 5 penalties for any obstacle knocked down. 3 accumulative refusals on course = Elimination Fall or horse or rider = Elimination All other rules as per BE Eventing rules and below*.
Prizes in kind – Gift Vouchers and certificates will be awarded to 3rd place (1:4 ratio of competitors for prizes in every class up to 3rd place). There will be catering onsite, if for any reason there will be no caterer we will inform via social media. All rubbish to be taken home and disposed of. We recommend bringing your own sanitiser, towels, or wipes. We will provide some for the toilet, but cannot guarantee they will not run out. Wash / sanitise your hands regularly and especially after touching something that has been touched by other people.
*RULES & CONDITIONS OF ENTRY 1. The judge’s decision is final. 2. The Organisers reserve the right to refuse an entry, restrict entries and make alterations to entries if they deem necessary. 3. Arena Eventing will run under BE Rules. 4. Any person falling must see the medic before leaving the venue or re mounting. 5. Hats with no fixed peak and body protectors must be worn– Hats should be of the current British Standard Riding Hats conforming to All PAS 015, VG1 – provided they are BSI Kitemarked, European – VG1 – provided they are BSI Kitemarked American –All SEI ASTM F1163 04a onwards and SNELL E2001 Australian & New Zealand – AS/NZS 3838 2006 onwards. 6. Competition clothing should be worn at all times when mounted. 7. Age of Competitor: Must be over 7 years of age on the date of competition. 8. Refunds, less admin fee, will be given if withdrawn before the closing date. NO REFUNDS AFTER CLOSE OF ENTRIES, for any reason. 9. Face jewellery other than a stud is not permitted, studs are worn at the riders risk and are not recommended. 10. DOGS MUST BE KEPT ON A LEAD AT ALL TIMES. Please clean up after your dog. 11. In the event of cancellation due to circumstances beyond our control £7.50 per competitor will be withheld to cover costs. 12. Please clear all droppings/hay/litter from Wickstead Farm. No mucking out of lorries/ trailers. 13. At Wickstead during the winter months our parking is limited. Absolutely no tying up outside of your horse box is permitted at any time. 14. Please park where instructed. 15. All horses must be vaccinated We work on an annual basis. There must be 6 clear days between any vaccination injection given and the date of the event. There will be spot passport checks on entry. 16. Health & Safety – The organisers have taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents occurring and must obey the instructions of the organisers, officials and stewards. 17. DISCLAIMER OF LIABILITY - Legal liability; Save for death or personal injury caused by negligence of the organisers or anyone for whom they are, in law, responsible neither the organisers, Wickstead HorsePlay, any agent, employee or representative of these bodies nor Wickstead Farm Equestrian Centre and its representatives accepts any liability for any accident, loss, damage, injury or illness to horses, owners, riders, spectators, land, cars, their contents and accessories or any other person or property
Registration must be completed within 1 month of qualification (sooner for late July shows). Restrictions apply to horse and competitor’s previous winnings and amateur status, please check the website www.sunshinetour.co.uk for Terms & Conditions.