Event Details

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By kind permission of the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe
at Floors Castle, Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7SF, United Kingdom
Friday 11 to Sunday 13 May 2018

Event Schedule

Entries Open 06 Apr 2018
Late Entry Surcharge Date 27 Apr 2018
Ballot Date 20 Apr 2018 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period May
  • Joint Organiser - Duchess of Roxburghe
    Floors Castle, Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7RW, United Kingdom. Phone: 01573 224288. Mobile: 07780 997766. Email:
  • Joint Organiser - Mrs Cindy Onslow
    Borthwickshiels, Hawick, Roxburghshire, TD9 7LS, United Kingdom. Phone: 01450 880739. Mobile: 07720029836. Email:
  • Entries Secretary - Mrs Tanya Adamson
    The Steading, Mains of Cairnies, Glenalmond, Perth and Kinross, PH1 3SE. Phone: 01738 880245. Mobile: 07814 056874 no calls after 8pm please. Email:
  • Event Secretary - Mrs Fiona Veitch
    Mobile: 07852 751353. Email:
  • Stabling Manager - Mrs Susie Rutherford
    Mobile: 07712000945. Email:
  • SJ Course Designer - Mrs Sue Barratt
  • XC Course Designer - Ian Stark OBE and Angus Smales

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting Fee
NFri Sat N 110 (2012)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£20.00
OIFri I 116 (2016)£114.85£12.35£127.20£139.20£25.00
CIC*Fri 1*B (2015)£129.43£13.91£143.34£155.34£25.00
CIC**Fri 2*B (2015)£170.48£18.33£188.81£200.81£25.00
BE90Sat Sun BE 92 (2009)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£17.00
BE100Sat Sun BE 106 (2012)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£17.00
ONSat N 110 (2012)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£20.00
ONu18Sat N 114 (2016)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£20.00
BE90OpenSun BE 92 (2009)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£17.00
BE100OpenSat BE 106 (2012)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£17.00
BE100Ou18Sun BE 106 (2012)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£17.00

Event Information


All CIC classes will do dressage on Thursday and SJ and XC on Friday. If entries exceed the daily maximum, some CIC dressage may take place on Friday morning.

Competitors in International classes only  - Please note in addition to your entry fee at the time of entry you will be charged an extra fee of £16.00.  This is charged by the FEI for the Worldwide Equine & Human Anti-Doping Program.  This fee will be refunded in full if your entry is withdrawn. 


Entry fees include VAT. VAT Reg No 175 4857 68. Please make cheques payable to FLOORS CASTLE OUTDOOR EVENTS LTD. Send entries to the Entries Secretary. Separate cheques are required for each horse (with horse's name on back). INTERNET entries will be accepted on ENTRY AMENDMENTS by 07/05/2018 by telephoning 01738 880245 or email REFUND POLICY - 100% refund for entries withdrawn before Ballot Date.  Thereafter, entries that are replaced will receive a full refund subject to a £12 administration charge.  Entries made after Ballot Date are not eligible for a refund.  We will operate a Waiting List. 

STARTING TIMES are available between 09/05/2018 6pm and 8pm on 07852 751353. Starting Times will be available on website  Starting Fees include a programme. 


Stabling at Kelso Racecourse £15.00 incl. VAT per night for horses in CIC Classes, £36.00 incl. VAT per night for horses in National classes. For stabling details please refer to event website  Competitors requiring stabling must send form and payment to Susie Rutherford, Stockstruther, Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 8NN.  No refunds for stabling fees after ballot date. Stabling cancelled prior to ballot date will be refunded less a £10 admin charge. Stabling allocated on a first come first served basis and stabling cannot be guaranteed if requested after 5/5/18. Cheques made payable to "FLOORS CASTLE OUTDOOR EVENTS LIMITED".  If the event is cancelled stabling fees will be refunded less a £10 admin charge. 


The British Intermediate Championships Qualifier.
Open Novice under 18 (ONu18) Qualifier.
BE100 Open under 18 (BE100 Ou18) Qualifier.
Burghley Young Event Horse Classes will be held on Friday - contact: Lyndsay Allan, 6 Cochrane Place, Galashiels, Scottish Borders TD1 3JD Tel: 07795 154119 or email For entry forms please email Lyndsay or enter via the BDWP website.



Prize Money: Upper limit in CIC**, CIC*, OI and all Novice classes. Lower limit in BE100 and BE90 classes.  Winner of CIC1* £750, winner of CIC2* £1750
Rosettes to 10th place. 
We have two new trophies, the McLeod Trophy and the Scottish Equestrian Burgie Trophy which will be presented at the BE Ball in November to the highest placed Scottish rider in the CIC1* and CIC2* respectively.  Other trophies will be presented to the winners of a number of other classes in line with previous years. 

In 2018 we are delighted to continue the 'Dodson & Horrell' Ducal Challenge, whereby any rider who can win the CIC** at Floors Castle and subsequently, in the same weekend, win a CIC*** at Chatsworth International Horse Trials will be awarded a bonus prize of £500.


Run over flat parkland on old permanent pasture.  All courses are considered to be bold but fair.   


For list of accommodation please visit Hot and cold food and licensed bar on site.  Lots of restaurants in and around Kelso. Hot takeaway food providers will be on site at Kelso Racecourse every night for those stabling. 


In case of ABANDONMENT please phone 07720 029836 or 07780 997766.
DOGS must be kept on leads at all times. 

ENTRANCE POLICY - Each car displaying a current BE membership card will be admitted including the member plus one occupant to the event.  Entry for non-BE members £7.50 per pseron.  Free entry to children under 16.


Grid reference NT710346. Floors Castle is half a mile out of Kelso. Magnificently set in parkland by River Tweed. Approach roads from A68 or A697. 50 miles from Edinburgh and Newcastle. Only 5 miles from English border!