Events

Burghley Pony Club Junior & Mini Eventer Trial

Burghley

28th April 2024

Intending to go ahead as planned tomorrow.

Gates will open at 8am.

Please let Hannah know if you need to withdraw: 07802 364539

Parking is on well established pasture. Wet weather parking – park facing downhill towards the exit.

Refreshments will be available to purchase – please bring cash.

Burghley Pony Club Junior & Mini Eventer Trial is being organised by Burghley Pony Club and the booking agent is Equine Bookings

About this Event

**New ‘mini’ cross country fences for this event**

A fun and friendly eventer trial aimed at younger and novice children, with the intention of building confidence. Note new 50+ class also!

Open to members of the Pony Club only (any branch).

What3words: swim/game/intent

Useful Dates & Times
Event Opens: 28/04/2024 09:00
Booking Closes: 21/04/2024 00:00
Withdrawal Date: 22/04/2024
Times Issued: 26/04/2024 (not before 6pm)
(On Horse Events Website)
Course Walking: 28/04/2024 08:00 - 30/11/-0001 00:00
Medical Cover

Please note medical cover is included in the cost of entry for this event.

Event Contacts
Organiser
Burghley Pony Club
No calls after 7pm please
Secretary
Booking
30CM LEAD REIN
From£18.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
30cm Eventer Trial - LEAD REIN Read More…

Approximately 15 efforts, split between show jumps and XC style fences within an enclosed ring.
Optimum time set to allow for trotting between fences. (some xc jumps may be solid fences).
Children to be aged 12 or under as of 01/01/2024.

Closed
30CM ASSISTED
From£18.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
30CM Eventer Trial - Assisted Read More…

Approximately 15 efforts, split between show jumps and XC style fences within an enclosed ring.
Optimum time set to allow for trotting between fences. (some xc jumps may be solid fences).
Children to be aged 12 or under as of 01/01/2024.
Those assisting must not lead or jump the fences with competitors – verbal assistance only.

Closed
30CM Clear Round
From£8.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
30CM Eventer Trial - Clear Round Read More…

Approximately 15 efforts, split between show jumps and XC style fences within an enclosed ring. Some XC fences may be solid.

Closed
40CM LEAD REIN
From£18.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
40CM Eventer Trial - Lead Rein Read More…

Approximately 15 efforts, split between show jumps and XC style fences within an enclosed ring.
Optimum time set to allow for trotting between fences. (some xc jumps may be solid fences).

Closed
40CM ASSISTED
From£18.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
40CM EVENTER TRIAL - ASSISTED Read More…

Approximately 15 efforts, split between show jumps and XC style fences within an enclosed ring.
Optimum time set to allow for trotting between fences. (some xc jumps may be solid fences).

Closed
40CM UNASSISTED
From£18.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
40CM EVENTER TRIAL - UNASSISTED Read More…

Approximately 15 efforts, split between show jumps and XC style fences within an enclosed ring.
Optimum time set to allow for trotting between fences. (some xc jumps may be solid fences).

Closed
40CM CLEAR ROUND
From£8.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
40CM EVENTER TRIAL - CLEAR ROUND Read More…

Approximately 15 efforts, split between show jumps and XC style fences within an enclosed ring.
Additional rounds may be entered on the day, if space and time permits.

Closed
50CM UNASSISTED
From£18.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
50CM EVENTER TRIAL - UNASSISTED Read More…

Approximately 15 efforts, split between show jumps and XC style fences, following the same course as the 30cm & 40cm classes within an enclosed ring
Optimum time.
Some xc jumps may be solid fences.

Closed
50CM CLEAR ROUND
From£8.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
50CM EVENTER TRIAL - CLEAR ROUND Read More…

Approximately 15 efforts, split between show jumps and XC style fences, following the same course as the 30cm & 40cm classes within an enclosed ring
Optimum time.
Some xc jumps may be solid fences.

Closed
50CM+ ASSISTED XC
From£18.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
50CM PLUS EVENTER TRIAL - ASSISTED XC Read More…

Approximately 15-20 jumping efforts, split between show jumps and cross-country fences. The SJ phase will follow the same SJ course as the other 50 classes.
The XC fences will include solid fences and be set out in the open country to give competitors the opportunity to ride across country over a selection of inviting and encouraging obstacles.
Where the assisted section is entered, assistance is to be verbal and is permitted on the XC phase only.

Closed
50CM+ UNASSISTED
From£18.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
50CM+ EVENTER TRIAL - UNASSISTED Read More…

Approximately 15-20 jumping efforts, split between show jumps and cross-country fences. The SJ phase will follow the same SJ course as the other 50 classes.
The XC fences will include solid fences and be set out in the open country to give competitors the opportunity to ride across country over a selection of inviting and encouraging obstacles.

Closed
50CM+ CLEAR ROUND
From£10.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
50CM PLUS EVENTER TRIAL - CLEAR ROUND Read More…

Approximately 15-20 jumping efforts, split between show jumps and cross-country fences. The SJ phase will follow the same SJ course as the other 50 classes.
The XC fences will include solid fences and be set out in the open country to give competitors the opportunity to ride across country over a selection of inviting and encouraging obstacles.
Additional clear round entries may be made on the day subject to space and time.

Closed
60-65CM
From£18.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
60-65CM EVENTER TRIAL Read More…

Approximately 15-20 jumping efforts, split between show jumps and cross-country fences. The SJ phase will follow the same SJ course as the 50+ classes.
The XC fences will include solid fences and be set out in the open country to give competitors the opportunity to ride across country over a selection of inviting and encouraging obstacles.

Closed
60-65CM CLEAR ROUND
From£10.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
60-65CM EVENTER TRIAL - CLEAR ROUND Read More…

Approximately 15-20 jumping efforts, split between show jumps and cross-country fences. The SJ phase will follow the same SJ course as the 50+ classes.
The XC fences will include solid fences and be set out in the open country to give competitors the opportunity to ride across country over a selection of inviting and encouraging obstacles.

Closed
70-75CM
From£18.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
70-75CM EVENTER TRIAL Read More…

Approximately 15-20 jumping efforts, split between show jumps and cross-country fences. The SJ phase will follow the same SJ course as the 60 classes.
The XC fences will include solid fences and be set out in the open country to give competitors the opportunity to ride across country over a selection of inviting and encouraging obstacles.

Closed
70-75CM CLEAR ROUND
From£10.00 + non-refundable booking fee (charged per event).
70-75CM CLEAR ROUND Read More…

Approximately 15-20 jumping efforts, split between show jumps and cross-country fences. The SJ phase will follow the same SJ course as the 60 classes.
The XC fences will include solid fences and be set out in the open country to give competitors the opportunity to ride across country over a selection of inviting and encouraging obstacles.

Closed
Refund, Withdrawals & Entry Changes

Withdrawal Date: 22/04/2024


No Refunds after the withdrawal date for whatever reason. Before this date full refunds to be given.

In the unfortunate situation of the event having to cancel all entries will be refunded in full minus any booking fees

After the closing date please contact the event Secretary hannahhoyles@aol.com to make any changes

Before the closing date please login to your Horse Events Account and cancel your entry. If a refund is due this will be processed automatically. To withdraw after the closing date please contact the event Secretary hannahhoyles@aol.com

Location
Address
Burghley Park
Stamford
Peterborough
PE9 3JY
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Directions

Indicated location on map and directions are based on post code so may not be accurate.

Dress

Cross country dress and equipment to be worn. Cross country colours are permitted.

HATS All hats to be tagged with the pink hat tag – this can be done with the Secretary on the day if required. This is a cross country event and therefore, please note, FIXED PEAK HATS are NOT PERMITTED.

BODY PROTECTORS Body protectors must be worn and must carry the BETA 2018 Level 3 Standard label (blue and black). WHIPS Baton whips only.

Prizes & Prize Giving

RESULTS Results will be available on www.ponyclubresults.co.uk throughout the day.

ROSETTES 1st – 6th place in all classes, plus lots of specials and prizes.

PRIZE GIVING Prize giving will take place after each class/height.

Times & Number template

TIMES Start times will be available on this site, www.ponyclubresults.co.uk and the Burghley Pony Club website after 7pm on Friday 26th April.

NUMBERS Competitors to wear number bibs. Please note, competitors must print their own numbers. Number templates are available on this website and www.ponyclubresults.co.uk.

WALKING THE COURSE Competitors may walk the course before the start of each new height/course change and not each class – please be prompt.

Competition Format

The competition will run as an Eventer Trial, with competitors continuing onto the cross country element immediately on completion of their show jumping round – unless otherwise advised by the judge on the day. Please note the judge’s decision is final.

PENALTIES

SJ PHASE
Knocking down obstacle – 4 penalties
First disobedience of horse – 4 penalties
S
econd disobedience of horse in whole course – 8 penalties
Third disobedience of horse in whole course – Elimination (Each refusal, run-out, circle or crossing tracks between fences counts as one disobedience)
Fall of rider – Elimination Fall of Horse – Elimination
Error of course not rectified – Elimination
Failure to start or jump next fence within 60 seconds – Elimination
Starting before the Bell – Elimination
Continuing the course without a hat, or with chinstrap undone – Elimination

XC PHASE
Knocking down an obstacle – 4 penalties
First refusal, run-out or circle of horse at obstacle – 20 penalties
Second refusal, run-out or circle at same obstacle – 40 penalties
Third refusal, run-out or circle at same obstacle – Elimination
Four refusals around the course – Elimination
Fall of horse – Elimination
Fall of rider – Elimination
Error of Course not rectified – Elimination
Horse trapped in obstacle – Elimination
Horse resisting rider for 60 consecutive seconds anywhere on the course the course -Elimination
Failure to cross the finish line mounted – Elimination
Continuing the course without a hat, or with chinstrap undone – Elimination
For every commenced second in excess of the optimum time – 0.4 penalty |
Every commenced second in excess of 5 seconds under the optimum time – 0.4 penalty Exceeding the time limit – time limit is twice the optimum time – Elimination
Time will be taken over the whole XC course.

Parking

Parking will be via the entrance opposite the demolition/building site on Barnack Road – known to Burghley members as the Newage Gate. What3words: swim/game/intent
Parking is on grass.
Please close the gates on entry and exit to the parking field.
Please also keep the gate closed between the parking and competition field.

Photographic Rights

There will be a photographer present for the day. Photos can be found online after the event.
Final Fence Photography
Find photos on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/FinalFencePhotography
Find photo gallery online: https://finalfencephotography.co.uk/

Terms and Conditions

1.    Open to current Pony Club Branch and Centre members only. All Horses must be aged 5
or older.
2.    For reasons of safety, no cantering other than in warm up areas and competition rings.
3.    The class winners will be decided by fewest penalties, then if equality of penalties, closest
to optimum time.
Approximate class times will be available on the website prior to the competition. Any
competitor who misses their turn may be disqualified at the judges’ discretion.
4.    All competitors must wear a protective riding helmet (as permitted in the Pony Club rules
2023) when mounted with the chin straps fastened. All hats must be tagged with a Pink
Pony Club, Riding Club or BE hat tag. This can be done on the day by the event secretary,
please allow enough time for this.
5.    XC colours can be worn. Body Protectors must be worn and long sleeves are
recommended. Body protectors must have a BETA 2018 Level 3 standard tag.
6.    The decision of the judge is final.
7.    The organisers reserve the right to disqualify anyone for misuse of whip or spurs,
dangerous riding or any horse in poor or lame condition.
8.    Horses/Ponies must not be left unattended, especially never left unsupervised tied to the
outside of lorries. Please pick-up hay and droppings in lorry park.
Only the competitor may ride the horse on the day at the event.
9.    Dogs must be kept on leads.
10.    Please note that in assisted classes, the pony must not be led and the assister may not
jump any fences – this is to provide verbal support only.

Legal Liability

Save for death or personal injury caused by the negligence of the organisers or anyone for whom
they are in law responsible, neither the organisers of this event nor The Pony Club nor any agent, employee or representative of these bodies, nor the landlord or his tenant, 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 personal property whatsoever, whether caused by their negligence breach of contract or in any other way whatsoever. Entries are only accepted on this basis.

Health and Safety

The organiser of this Event has taken all reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present at this event. 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 organiser and all officials and stewards.