The Worcestershire Hunt Team Chase, Pairs Hunter Trial & Gate Jumping

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The Worcestershire Hunt Team Chase, Pairs Hunter Trial & Gate Jumping

The Worcestershire Hunt Team Chase, Pairs Hunter Trial & Gate Jumping

Event Organiser: Worcestershire Hunt
Booking Agent: Equine Bookings
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Booking Form
9th April 2017
All Day
Entries Open
Entries Closes
Withdrawal Date
Times Issued
Berry Lane, Upton Warren
B61 9EL


By kind permission of the Shaw Family

Event secretary: Mrs E Shaw,

Entries Secretary – Horse events, or call 07962 251696 not after 7pm

Starting at 9am

Licensed bar, refreshments & trade stands


All classes over traditional galloping team chase course on old turf with inviting natural fences
Novice course approx 1.75 miles
Open and Intermediate course approx 2 miles

Class 1    Novice Pairs  Optimum time
Max fixed element 2’9”
Riders over 12 years.
Prizes in kind    Rosettes to 6th

Class 2    Novice Team Chase    Optimum time
Max fixed element 2’9” 
Riders over 12 years
Prizes in kind    Rosettes to 6th

Class 3A  Novice Gate Jumping       Knock out Class
For individuals that have not been placed in a  gate jumping competition. Starting height 2 9” with gate being raised after each round.  Knock down and refusals mean elimination.  All horses MUST be genuine hunters and/or team chasers.
Prize: £100 to the winner

Class 3B  Open Gate Jumping   Knock out Class
For Individuals.  Starting height 3’. Knock downs and refusals mean elimination.  Horses MUST be genuine hunters and/or team chasers.
Prize: £100 to the winner

Class 4    Open Team Chase   Qualifier for the National Championships       
Riders over 16 years
Horses over 14.2hh
Prizes: 1st £400, 2nd £200, 3rd £100

Class 5    Intermediate Team Chase   Speed Class
Riders over 16 years
Horses over 14.2hh
 Prizes: 1st £140, 2nd £120, 3rd £100   Rosettes to 6th

Class 6    Intermediate Team Chase     Optimum time
Riders over 14 years
Horses over 14hh
Prizes in kind  Rosettes to 6th

Classes 1, 2 & 6 are optimum time classes set at a fair hunting pace.

A Special Prize will be awarded to the highest placed team comprising of Worcestershire Hunt Subscribers, Farmers, Landowners or Pony Club Members in Class 1 & 2 – please indicate on the entry form if you qualify.

In the event of a tie in the optimum time classes, precedence will be given to the time over the optimum over the time below the optimum.


Entries are preferred Online at:­‐
If you have any queries regarding online entries please do not hesitate to contact us email tel: 07962 251 696 not after 7pm

Entries By Post: Download entry Form
Cheques payable to Worcestershire Hunt (Team Chase)
Please send entries to: Horse-Events, Lower House, Kelmscott, Lechlade, GL7 3HG

Entries will close at 9pm on Tuesday 4th April 2017.
Number of teams will be limited so get your entries in early – first come first served!

Late entries may be accepted if space available at an extra charge of £10 per pair/team.  Gate Jumping entries will be taken on the day if sufficient space available.


Class 1    Novice Pairs    £41.25 entry fee
Class 2    Novice Team Chase   £101.25 entry fee
Class 3 A and B   Gate Jumping Competition   £21.25 entry fee
Class 4    Open Team Chase      £141.25 entry fee
Class 5    Intermediate Team Chase (speed class)  £121.25 entry fee
Class 6    Intermediate Team Chase   £101.25 entry fee
All entries whether online or postal are subject to a non refundable booking fee
of £1.25 per class per team (included in the above fee list)


will be available on the website or telephone the Secretary, Mrs E Shaw, between 6.00 pm and 8.00 pm on Friday 7th April on 07817 848993


Will be available for walking after 12 noon on Saturday 8th April.


Third Party Liability Insurance:  It is a requirement that all participants carry Third Party insurance for not less than £5m.  It is also strongly recommended that all participants have Personal Accident Insurance.  

This Event is run under the auspices of the MFHA Governing Body and will be run in accordance with their rules.  All competitors at such events shall also accept and be bound by such Rules.   Please visit or send an SAE marked ‘Rules’ to the Event Secretary to receive your copy.

In addition the following administrative regulations will apply to the event:

  1. All competitors (or designated adult if under 17 yrs) will be required to sign a disclaimer on collection of number bibs at the Secretary’s tent.
  2. All horses/ponies must be over 5 yrs old.
  3. For the Optimum time classes, the 20 second penalty applied under the Pen Rule shall always be to the detriment of the team.
  4. All hats must be tagged.  Tags will be available at the secretary’s tent at a charge of £2 per hat.
  5.   Spot checks on body protectors will be carried out. 

The Organisers reserve the following rights:

a) To cancel or postpone the event for any reason they see fit. In the event of postponement, no entry fees will be refunded. If cancelled 50% of entry fees will be refunded.

b) To refuse an entry, alter the course or omit any obstacle at any time before or during the competition and to withhold rosettes or prizes if insufficient entries received


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Ticket Type Price Spaces
Class 1Novice Pairs £40.00
Class 2 Novice Team Chase £100.00
Class 3A Gate Jumping Competition £20.00
Class 3B Gate Jumping Competion £20.00
Class 4 Open Team Chase £140.00
Class 5 Intermediate Team Chase (speed class) £120.00
Class 6 Intermediate Team Chase £100.00