Event Details


at Hill Bottom, Goring Heath, Reading, Oxfordshire, RG8 7RT, United Kingdom
Saturday 1 to Sunday 2 September 2018

Event Schedule

Entries Open 28 Jul 2018
Late Entry Surcharge Date 13 Aug 2018
Ballot Date 13 Aug 2018 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period September
  • Organiser - Mrs Jan Cottam & Mrs Josie Brettell
    Cross Lanes Farm, Mapledurham, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 7UW, United Kingdom. Phone: 01189 723167. Mobile: 07811 175750. Email: goringheathht@gmail.com.
  • Organiser & Entries Secretary - Mrs Josie Brettell
    Cross Lanes Farm, Mapledurham, Reading, Oxfordshire, RG4 7UW, United Kingdom. Phone: 07812586988. Email: josiebrettell@gmail.com. Web: http://www.bdwp.co.uk/jbrettell/
  • SJ Course Designer - Mr Mike Benfield
  • XC Course Designer - Mr Harry Williams

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting Fee
BE90Sat BE 91 (2009)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00
BE90OpenSat BE 91 (2009)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00
BE100Sat Sun BE 101 (2009)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00
BE100OpenSat BE 101 (2009)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00
BE100RFSun BE 101 (2009)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£15.00
BE100Ou18Sun BE 101 (2009)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00
BE105Sun N130 (2016)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00

Event Information


The Organiser reserves the right to transfer horses to other classes if necessary. 


Entry fees include VAT. VAT Reg No 783 781 679. Please make cheques payable to GORING HEATH HORSE TRIALS. Send entries to the ENTRIES SECRETARY. Separate cheques are required for each horse (with horse's name on back).  
Returned cheques will be subject to a surcharge.
INTERNET entries will be accepted on www.bdwp.co.uk/jbrettell/
ENTRY AMENDMENTS by 28.08.18 only by email to goringheathht@gmail.com.
REFUND POLICY - 100% refund for entries withdrawn before Ballot Date. Thereafter, entries that are replaced will receive a full refund (plus VAT if applicable) subject to a £12 administration charge (plus VAT if applicable). If the event is oversubscribed or a ballot takes place a wait list will be held.
STARTING TIMES are available on 30.08.18 between 18.00 and 19.00 on 01189723167. Starting Times also available on website www.bdwp.co.uk/jbrettell. 


Local stabling is available at £26.00 per night. Please do not book with your entry form. Send separate cheque (with riders name on back) & stabling form to the Organiser or email the form to goringheathht@gmail.com.  Payment can be made to GHHT Sort Code 16-29-25  Acc. Number 11270988.  Stabling will be booked as soon as payment & form is received. No refunds for stabling fees after 29th August. 


South East Eventers League Qualifier - an opportunity to accumulate more points for SEEL.
The Mitsubishi Motors Grassroots Championships BE100 Regional Final.
Under 18 Qualifier


BE100RF: Lower level prize money
All other classes - Prizes in Kind. 


In 2017 Goring Heath's cross country course moved to a new site & is now on the same side of the road as the show jumping & dressage. It is set in Oxfordshire farmland & will be interesting, educational & benefits from fantastic viewing.  There will be a variety of well built fences resulting in courses of a good standard.  The footing is old turf and will be aerovated if necessary.
The 2018 courses can be viewed on www.goringheathhorsetrials.co.uk 


Hot and cold food available on site.


In case of ABANDONMENT please phone 07812586988 this is also the contact number during event. 
DOGS must be kept on leads at all times.  Owners of loose dogs will be fined £25 to be donated to the Air Ambulance. 
ENTRANCE POLICY - Horseboxes/trailers do not need a car pass.  £5 per car or no charge on production of a current BE membership card or BE Car Pass to include all occupants.
Landlord Requests: The Landlord of the lorry park is very anxious that NO litter is left behind.  He has also strictly forbidden mucking out vehicles onto his land.  Allowing horses to dig holes in the ground when tied to the side of a vehicle will result in a £25 fine to be donated to the Air Ambulance.  
Individuals with mobility challenges should ask at the Secretaries for assistance


Grid reference SU648783. Post Code - RG8 7RT. Goring Heath is not on the OS map.  It is situated a 1/2 mile off the road between Woodcote and Whitchurch on Thames. 
From the north - approach via Oxford and A4074.  
From other directions:-
Tall vehicles or HGV's must approach via Reading and the A4074  
For vehicles not restricted as above and approaching from the M4, leave at Junction 12.  Turn to Theale and Pangbourne.  Between Pangbourne & the event, there is a weight restriction, low bridge (11') & a Toll bridge. If you have concerns about the low bridge, follow signs to Goring & Streatley where you will pick up event signage but there are still weight & (13') height restrictions. 

Please ignore your Sat Nav as soon as you pick up the event signage.
NB. Goring Heath should not be confused with Goring on Thames.