Unaffiliated Arena Eventing

Entries Open From: Monday, 1st Oct 2018
Entries Close Date: Thursday, 13th Dec 2018
Venue: Dorset Showground, Gillingham,

Dorset Showground,
Church Farm , West Stour , Shaftesbury , Dorset SP85RL
Map Link: SP85RL
 
 
Class 1
Arena Eventing (0.70m)    
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Info:
Open to all, horses and ponies, Seniors & Juniors (Juniors to be at least in the year of their 12th birthday).
Class 2
Arena Eventing (0.80m)    
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Info:
Open to all, horses and ponies, Seniors & Juniors (Juniors to be at least in the year of their 12th birthday).
Class 3
Arena Eventing (0.90m)    
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Info:
Open to all, horses and ponies, Seniors & Juniors (Juniors to be at least in the year of their 12th birthday).
Class 4
Arena Eventing (1.00m)    
Entry Fee:
£15.00
Info:
Open to all, horses and ponies, Seniors & Juniors (Juniors to be at least in the year of their 12th birthday).
 
Competition & Rules 

The competition will take place on the all-weather arena. 
Competitors will jump a course of show jumps immediately followed by portable and fixed Cross Country fences. 
The optimum time will be calculated on the amalgamated show jumping and Cross Country speeds. In the event of equality the winner will be the competitor with the best jumping result and then nearest the Optimum time. 

Penalties will be as follows: 
Knockdown of SJ/CC fence 4 penalties 
1st Refusal 4 penalties 
2nd Refusal 8 penalties 
3rd Refusal Elimination 
1st Rider Fall Elimination 
Horse Fall Elimination 
Retaking obstacle already jumped Elimination 
Starting before the Bell Elimination 
Error of course Elimination 
Exceeding the time limit Elimination 
Every commenced second over or under the time limit 0.4 penalties 

Horses/Ponies must be 5 years of age or older. 
Competitors must be at least in the year of their 12th birthday. 
The judges’ decision is final. They may disqualify any rider at any stage for dangerous riding, inappropriate behaviour, misuse of spurs, whips, ill treatment of the horse or if in their opinion the horse is lame, sick or exhausted. 
The organisers reserve the right to alter the schedule, refuse an entry, cancel any class, alter advertised times. 
Stop watches are not permitted. 
Riders MUST dress in either full cross country colours or show jumping attire and wear skull caps and body protectors to the current British Safety standard. Competitors who do not conform to this rule will not be allowed to start and maybe eliminated. 
All competitors take part at their own risk and are expected to take due care at all times. 
Practise jumps to be approached from the direction indicated (red flag on the right). 
Horses may compete in no more than 2 classes. 
Dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
 
Terms & Conditions
Please refer to the Dorset Showground website for full Terms & Conditions. All entries will be subject to the rules and conditions of the Show.

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