Event Details


at Hill Bottom, Goring Heath, Reading, Oxfordshire, RG8 7RT, United Kingdom
Saturday 1 to Sunday 2 April 2017

Event Schedule

Entries Open 17 Feb 2017
Late Entry Surcharge Date 07 Mar 2017
Ballot Date 06 Mar 2017 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period April
Balloted 2016 53 BE100
6 BE100Open
39 BE90
1 ON
  • Organiser - Mrs Jan Cottam & Mrs Josie Brettell
    Cross Lanes Farm, Mapledurham, Reading, Berkshire, RG4 7UW, United Kingdom. Phone: 01189 723167. Mobile: 07811 175750. Email: jancottam@gmail.com. Web: http://www.goringheathhorsetrials.co.uk Please contact the Organiser for information regarding the event - in particular - tradestands and sponsorship
  • Entries Secretary - Mrs Ann Allen
    33 Nine Acres Close, Charlbury, Oxfordshire, OX7 3RD, United Kingdom. Phone: 01608 811070. Mobile: 07802 534837. Email: ann@bdwp.co.uk. Web: http://www.bdwp.co.uk/aallen
  • SJ Course Designer - Mr Mike Benfield
  • XC Course Designer - Mr Harry Williams

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting Fee
BE90Sat Sun BE 91 (2009)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£12.00
BE100Sat Sun BE 101 (2009)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£12.00
BE100OpenSat BE 101 (2009)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£12.00
BE100PlusSat N 112 (2010)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£12.00
BE90OpenSun BE 91 (2009)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£12.00

Event Information


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


Entry Fees include VAT. VAT Reg No 783781679. Please make cheques payable to {Goring Heath Horse Trials}. INTERNET entries will be accepted on www.bdwp.co.uk If entering by post, separate cheques are required for each horse (with horse's name on back).
Returned Cheques will be subject to a surcharge.
Refund Policy 100% refunds for withdrawals before ballot date. Thereafter, entries that are replaced in the same class & same day will receive a full refund (plus VAT if applicable) subject to a £12 administration charge (plus VAT if applicable). If classes are full, a wait list will be held. See rule 4.11.  
WITHDRAWALS by 27.03.17 by emailing the Entry Secretary.
STARTING TIMES are available between 19.00 and 21.00 on 07811175750 on 30/03/16. Starting Times also available on website www.bdwp.co.uk


Local stabling is available at £25.00 per night. Send separate cheque (with riders name on back), stabling form and SAE to the Organiser. Please do not book over the internet.  In the event of a stabling booking not being required, 48 hours notice must be given to the Organiser.   No refunds for stabling fees after 30th March.  


South East Eventers League Qualifier.


BE100: prizes in kind.
BE 90 : prizes in kind. 


Goring Heath is moving its cross country course to enable a much more compact event.  The new course is set in Oxfordshire farmland and will interesting and educational. There will be a variety of well-built fences resulting in good standard courses.  The old turf which will be aerated if necessary.
Previous courses on www.goringheathhorsetrials.co.uk


Hot and cold food available on site.


In case of ABANDONMENT please phone 07811175750 which 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. Strictly £5 per car or no charge on production of a current BE membership card or BE Car Pass to include all occupants.
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.  


Grid reference SU648783. Post Code - RG8 7RT. Goring Heath is not on the OS map.  It is situated half a mile off the road between Woodcote and Whitchurch on Thames.
From the north - approach via Oxford and A4074.
From M4 leave at Junction 12 turn towards Theale and Pangbourne.  There is a low bridge (11') at Pangbourne & a Toll bridge. Tall vehicles or HGV's must approach via Reading and the A4074  
The event will be well signposted.
NB. Goring Heath should not be confused with Goring on Thames.