West Wilts Unaffiliated Hunter Trials (Cancelled)


Show Date
Sun, Oct 4, 2020
Closing Date
Sun, Sep 27, 2020
Starting Times:

Entries received after 27th September will incur a £6 late entry fee.  No late entries will be accepted after 10am on the 1st October.

Walking the course. The course will be open for inspection from 2pm till 6pm (gates locked 6.30pm) on the day before the competition.
TIMES ON-LINE AFTER 5pm 2 DAYS BEFORE.
THE TIMED SECTION WILL BE JUDGED ON THE COMPETITOR CLOSEST TO THE OPTIMUM TIME


Class 1
Novice Restricted (0.80m)    
Entry Fee:
£25.00
Prizes:
ROSETTES TO 6TH PLACE. Prize Vouchers 1st – 3rd : £25 £15 £10
Info:
RESTRICTED 80cm - Fences not to exceed 80cms (Fences numbered PURPLE) Confined to horses/ponies which at the close of entries have not been placed 1st - 3rd in a hunter trials or horse trials at 80cm or over. Riders any age.
Class 2
Open Novice (0.80m)    
Entry Fee:
£25.00
Prizes:
ROSETTES TO 6TH PLACE. Prize Vouchers 1st – 3rd: £25 £15 £10
Info:
80cm OPEN - Fences not to exceed 80cms (Fences numbered PURPLE) Confined to horses/ponies which at the close of entries have not been placed 1st - 3rd in a hunter trials or horse trials at 90cm or over. Riders any age.
Class 3
Novice Pairs (0.80m)    
Entry Fee:
£40.00
Prizes:
ROSETTES TO 6TH PLACE. Prize Vouchers 1st – 3rd: £40 £26 £18
Info:
80cm PAIRS - Fences not to exceed 80cms (Fences numbered PURPLE)
Class 4
Intermediate (0.90m)    
Entry Fee:
£25.00
Prizes:
ROSETTES TO 6TH PLACE. Prize Vouchers 1st – 3rd : £25 £15 £10
Info:
90cm - Fences not to exceed 90cms (Fences numbered ORANGE)
Class 5
Intermediate Pairs (0.90m)    
Entry Fee:
£40.00
Prizes:
ROSETTES TO 6TH PLACE. Prize Vouchers 1st – 3rd : £40 £26 £18
Info:
90cm PAIRS - Fences not to exceed 90cms (Fences numbered ORANGE)
Class 6
Open (1.00m)    
Entry Fee:
£25.00
Prizes:
ROSETTES TO 6TH PLACE. Prize Vouchers1st – 3rd : £25 £20 £10
Info:
100cm - Fences not to exceed 1m (Fences numbered PINK)

Show Secretary: West Wilts Equestrian Centre
Melksham Road, Holt, Nr. Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 6QT
Tel: 01225 783220, Mobile: 07855464075, Email: info@westwilts.com, Website: www.westwilts.com


Location
West Wilts Equestrian Centre, Melksham Road , Holt , Trowbridge , Wiltshire BA146QT
Map Link: BA146QT

Show Information

ENTRY CLOSE 7 DAYS BEFORE – LATE ENTRIES/CHANGES FEE £6.00
COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS ARE IN PLACE
PLEASE READ THEM ALL BEFORE MAKING YOUR ENTRY.
NO SPECTATORS
BODY PROTECTORS TO CURRENT STANDARD MUST BE WORN
ALL COMPETITORS WILL NEED TO USE THEIR OWN BIB and PRINT THEIR OWN NUMBERS
You need to print 3 x A4 copies of your rider number, one to display on the windscreen of your vehicle, the other 2 for your number bib

Payment Details & Event Fees

Entries accepted in advance using our Secure Online Entry System only.
Payment is secure and it goes directly to West Wilts EC. You will receive an email confirmation of your class entry and payment.
Telephone entries will not be accepted.

£6 START FEE Per horse/rider combination payable at time of entry (Start fee refunded in full if you can’t compete)

Prize Information

Prize money vouchers for entries to any WW event will be allocated to places 1 – 3 based on 1 in 5 starters

Withdrawals/Refunds

In the event of abandonment entry fees will be returned less £6 administration fee. Withdrawals received in writing before the close of entries date will have entry fees returned less £6 administration fee. AFTER CLOSE OF ENTRIES WE WILL ONLY TRANSFER IF WE CAN REPLACE THE ENTRY FROM OUR WAIT LIST. PLEASE EMAIL ALL WITHDRAWAL REQUESTS TO info@westwilts.com

Terms & Conditions

CONDITIONS AND RULES GENERAL

1. The organisers reserve the right to refuse any entry 2. No horse may run more than once in any class COURSE 3. The rules governing marking the course, definitions of faults and method of judging are those given in the current BE Rules. There are however special rules for the Timed Section and Pairs. 4. There are 3 courses, all over fixed fences and approximately 2.2 km (1.25 miles) of permanent pasture. PURPLE for the 80cm, OPEN 80cm & 80cm PAIRS classes Max Height 80cms – Optimum Time for Timed Section will be calculated at 435 mpm ORANGE for the 90cm AND 90cm PAIRS classes Max Height 90cms - Optimum Time for Timed Section will be calculated at 450 mpm PINK for the 100cm class Max Height 1m - Optimum Time for Timed Section will be calculated at 475 mpm 5. All competitors are responsible for making way for and not impeding overtaking competitors, especially in the Timed Section. Inconsiderate riding leading to obstructing another competitor could lead to elimination, at the Judge's discretion. 6. CLASSES 3 & 5: PAIRS Will be penalized on dressing at certain fences (see plan of course). 7. Elimination and Retiring. Any competitor who retires must leave the course immediately at a walk. Any competitor in Classes 1, 2 or 3 who is eliminated for 3 refusals may continue around the course but may only have three attempts at any one fence and then must proceed to the next obstacle. However, in the interest of safety, riders may be asked to leave the course immediately at any point after elimination. Riders eliminated in classes 4 – 6 must leave the course immediately at walk. 8. Walking the course. The course will be open for inspection from 2pm till 6pm (gates locked 6.30pm) on the day before the competition. Please take special note of the start and finish flags in the timed section.

SCORING AND RESULTS
9. Competitors will not be timed overall. There is a timed section approximately half-way round the course – the competitor who completes the course without penalties and is closest to the optimum time (in the timed section) will be judged the winner. 10. Penalties: Fall of horse or rider in xc warm up - must be checked by the medical team before continuing First refusal, circle or run out at an obstacle 20 penalties Second refusal, circle or run out at an obstacle 40 penalties Third refusal, circle or run out at an obstacle Elimination Fall of horse or rider anywhere on the course Elimination See Hunter Trial Rule Clarification for details on Pairs classes: Error of course not rectified, retaking an obstacle already jumped (unless part of a combination) or jumping an obstacle which is part of the course in the wrong order, inconsiderate riding, dangerous riding, obstructing Elimination another competitor, disobeying an order to stop DRESS 11. All competitors are to wear a crash helmet and back protector in line with current British Eventing specification. Cross country colours may be worn.

QUERIES OR OBJECTIONS
12. Questions about scores must be made to the Secretary. Objections and Appeals, which may be required to be in writing and accompanied by a £25 deposit, will be made to the Steward through the Secretary within 10 minutes of the posting of the results of the class. The deposit is liable to be forfeited if the objection is not upheld. ENTRY FEES 13. In the event of abandonment entry fees will be returned less £6 administration fee. Withdrawals received in writing before the close of entries date will have entry fees returned less £6 administration fee. AFTER CLOSE OF ENTRIES WE WILL ONLY TRANSFER IF WE CAN REPLACE THE ENTRY FROM OUR WAIT LIST. PLEASE EMAIL ALL WITHDRAWAL REQUESTS TO info@westwilts.com

HEALTH & SAFETY and DISCLAIMER OF LIABILTY
14. Neither the organisers nor the sponsors accept any liability for any accidents, injury, illness or damage to horses, owners, riders, spectators, ground or any persons or property whatsoever. 15. The organisers of this event 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 Organiser, Officials and Stewards.

COVID 19 Terms and Conditions – In line with Government Guidance on the phased return to Sport
• Prior to leaving home all participants should take their own temperature and that of any accompanying person, if there is any doubt they should not attend. • Any person who displays any symptoms or suspects they may have contracted Covid-19 must not attend the venue. For Symptoms, see Government Guidelines. • No persons from lockdown areas or regions of the country will be allowed to enter/compete. • No person that attends the centre should be within 2 metres of any other attendee or staff for in excess of 10 minutes, where this is not possible PPE must be used. • Currently each competitor is ONLY allowed to bring ONE additional supporting person per horse. This person must travel in the vehicle to the event with the rider and ideally be able to drive the vehicle and horse home in the event of an accident. If your supporting person is unable to drive the vehicle you MUST have made provisions to ensure the vehicle and horse can be removed from the venue. This supporting person must be available to help the rider alongside medical staff in the event of an accident if required. The name of the supporting person will be asked for at the time of arrival into site. • Children from the same household are allowed on site if they cannot be left at home, providing they are supervised at all times and maintain social distancing. • Follow PUBLIC HEALTH GUIDANCE for hygiene – wash your hands and sanitise. • Use your own equipment for both horse and rider. • Please show respect and kindness to everyone you meet at West Wilts. • You MUST ride on your allocated times, then leave the site as soon as possible after. • Horse Walks are for HORSES ONLY – NO PEDESTRIANS. • THE MAXIMUM NUMBERS ALLOWED IN PERMANENT WARM UP ARENAS WILL BE RESTRICTED. It will be displayed on the entrance to the arenas. This number will include stewards, horses & riders and grooms – Stewards & riders take priority. • Horses should be kept 3 horses lengths apart at all times.

EVENT CONTACT NUMBER – 01225 783220 OR 07855 464075

 

Email Secretary - info@westwilts.com
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