Event Details


at Rockingham Castle, Leicestershire, LE16 8TH, United Kingdom
Friday 18 to Sunday 20 May 2018

Event Schedule

Entries Open 06 Apr 2018
Late Entry Surcharge Date 08 May 2018
Ballot Date 20 Apr 2018 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period May
Balloted 2017 8 BE100
2 N
  • President & Organiser - David Laing
  • Joint Organisers - James and Lizzie Saunders Watson
    Phone: 01536 770240.
  • Entries Secretary - Tissie Reason
    The Estate Office, Rockingham Castle, Leicestershire, LE16 8TH. Mobile: 07721 551713. Email: tissiereason@gmail.com.
  • Event & Volunteers Secretary - Jane Rudd
    Email: volunteers@rockinghamcastle.com.
  • Event Administrator - Katie Callaghan
    Phone: 01536 770240. Email: horsetrials@rockinghamcastle.com.
  • SJ Course Designer - Martin Cox
  • Assistant XC Course Designer - Mr Guy Herbert CIC1*, N & BE100
    91 Station Road, Oakham, Rutland, Rutland, LE15 6QT, United Kingdom. Phone: 07725850893. Mobile: 07725 850893. Email: gherbert2008@hotmail.com.
  • XC Course Designer - Capt Mark A P Phillips

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting Fee
BE100Fri BE 102 (2010)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£17.00
NFri Sun N 112 (2010)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£22.00
CIC*Fri Sat 1*A (2015)£129.43£13.91£143.34£155.34£30.00
CIC**Fri Sat 2*B (2015)£170.48£18.33£188.81£200.81£30.00
ONSun N 112 (2010)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£22.00
ONu18Sat N 114 (2016)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£22.00
AISun AI 119 (2010)£114.85£12.35£127.20£139.20£27.00
ISun I 117 (2009)£114.85£12.35£127.20£139.20£27.00
OISun I 117 (2009)£114.85£12.35£127.20£139.20£27.00
OIu21Sun I 117 (2009)£114.85£12.35£127.20£139.20£27.00

Event Information


We will endeavour to take all large multiple entries, but in order to fix a timetable to suit the maximum amount of runners PLEASE enter by BALLOT DATE. Please state clearly on your entry form which day you WOULD PREFER to compete and also if you are able to compete on any day. The Organisers reserve the right to transfer horses from the Intermediate to the OI unless a specific request to the contrary is made.
The CIC1* and CIC2* Dressage will take place on Friday and some limited Dressage may take place on Thursday. Showjumping CIC1* Sat am followed by XC. CIC2* Showjumping and XC will follow the CIC1*.

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 638452325 .Please make cheques payable to Rockingham Castle Estates. Please send entries to the ENTRIES SECRETARY. INTERNET entries are preferred and will be accepted on http://www.bdwp.co.uk. Payment must be made at time of entry or entry will be rejected.
ENTRY AMENDMENTS by 13/05/2018 11:00 AM by telephoning Email: tissiereason@gmail.com.
REFUND POLICY - No refund after ballot date unless replaced - see Rule 4.11.  If the event is oversubscribed a wait list will be held.  
STARTING TIMES are available between 16/05/2018 6:00 PM and 16/05/2018 8:00 PM on 07721 551713. Times also available on website http://www.bdwp.co.uk. STARTING FEES are payable on collection of numbers and include a free programme.
OWNERS PASSES will only be available in advance and must be applied for by 5pm on Monday 14th May, 5pm from Katie Callaghan by emailing horsetrials@rockinghamcastle.com


Stable Manager Melissa Betts, Mobile 07429 769045 Email: stablingmanager@gmail.com.  On site stabling is available with bedding provided by Sundown Products Ltd.  Please see www.rockinghamcastlehorsetrials.com for details and booking form. 

Limited local stabling is also available by contacting the Stable Manager.  Booking form, payment and SAE must be sent to Mrs Melissa Betts,11 Horse Fair Lane, Rothwell, Northants, NN14 6GX.   


Open Novice Under 18 for the Midlands, North East and Eastern Regions.  To make up the numbers in the section, entries will be accepted from all regions providing competitors have gained permission from their U18 co-ordinator.

Burghley Young Event Horse Four Year Old and Five Year Old classes on Friday and Eventer Challenge for BE90 and BE100 on Sunday (see separate schedules on www.bdwp.co.uk)


1st Prize CIC2* £500 with a total prize fund of £2000. CIC1* 1st prize £250, total prize fund of £1000. Lower limit for all other classes. Rosettes to 10th place in all classes. Additional Prizes for 1st place in International Classes provided by Fairfax and Favor. Special Prize - Robert Loomes Watch, see website for details.

It is mandatory for all prize winners 1st - 5th in each section to attend the prize giving or send a representative.  Lower placings prizes to be collected from Secretary's Tent.  


The event takes place in the Great Park.  All phases are within a few minutes walk of the lorry park.  The cross country courses will run over undulating well drained parkland, including two sections of woodland.  The fences will be up to height but inviting, including several ditches and there is a water obstacle.  In case of dry conditions every effort will be made to create good ground with BE machinery. 


A wide range of refreshments will be available onsite.  For local accommodation please refer to www.rockinghamcastlehorsetrials.com.   Caravan/Camping pitches are available if pre-booked, contact Katie Callaghan on 01536 770240 or horsetrials@rockingham.com.  


For all up to date information and/or in case of ABANDONMENT please refer to: www.bdwp.co.uk/treason or www.britisheventing.com or telephone 07721 551 713 or on the BE Hotline.  ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES/motorcycles will NOT be permitted anywhere with the exception of those used by authorised officials.
DOGS must be kept on leads at all times.  
TRADESTAND enquiries to www.rockinghamcastlehorsetrials.com.  
ENTRANCE POLICY - ALL CARS not showing a BE Members Card or Organisers and Officials car pass WILL be charged an entrance fee.  


Grid reference SP867913. 1 mile north of Corby on the A6003.