Event Details


By kind permission of the Duke and Duchess of Roxburghe
at Floors Castle, Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 7SF, United Kingdom
Friday 12 to Sunday 14 May 2017

Event Schedule

Entries Open 07 Apr 2017
Late Entry Surcharge Date 02 May 2017
Ballot Date 21 Apr 2017 @ 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: virge.roxburghe@floorscastle.com.
  • Joint Organiser - Mrs Cindy Onslow
    Borthwickshiels, Hawick, Roxburghshire, TD9 7LS, United Kingdom. Phone: 01450 880739. Mobile: 07720029836. Email: cindyonslow@btinternet.com.
  • 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: tanya.adamson@btinternet.com.
  • Event Secretary - Mrs Fiona Veitch
    Mobile: 07852 751353. Email: secretary@floorscastlehorsetrials.com.
  • Stabling Manager - Mrs Jill Ramsay
    Mobile: 07776235667. Email: jill@westerwooden.co.uk.
  • SJ Course Designer - Mr Kenneth Rendall
  • XC Course Designer - Ian Stark OBE (Intermediate & CIC2*) and Angus Smales (BE90 to CIC1*)

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting FeeView Entries
NFri Sat N130 (2016)£79.90£9.19£89.09£101.09£20.00view
IFri I116 (new 2016)£109.38£12.58£121.96£133.96£25.00
OIFri I116 (new 2016)£109.38£12.58£121.96£133.96£25.00
CIC*Fri 1*A (2015)£123.26£14.17£137.43£149.43£25.00
CIC**Fri 2*A (2015)£162.36£18.67£181.03£193.03£25.00view
BE90Sat Sun BE 97 (2016)£69.30£7.97£77.27£89.27£17.00view
BE100Sat Sun BE 108 (2016)£69.30£7.97£77.27£89.27£17.00view
Nu18Sat N 114 Nu18£79.90£9.19£89.09£101.09£20.00view
ONSat N130 (2016)£79.90£9.19£89.09£101.09£20.00view
BE90OpenSun BE 97 (2016)£69.30£7.97£77.27£89.27£17.00
BE100OpenSat BE 108 (2016)£69.30£7.97£77.27£89.27£17.00view
BE100u18Sat BE 108 (2016)£69.30£7.97£77.27£89.27£17.00view

Event Information


All CIC classes will do dressage on Thursday and SJ and XC on Friday.

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  This fee will be refunded in full if your entry is withdrawn.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 www.bdwp.co.uk/flr. WITHDRAWALS by 08/05/2017 by telephoning 01738 880245 or email tanya.adamson@btinternet.com. 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 10/05/2017 6pm and 8pm on 07852 751353. Starting Times will be available on website www.bdwp.co.uk.  Starting Fees include a programme. 


Stabling at Kelso Racecourse £12.50 plus VAT per night for horses in CIC Classes, £30 plus VAT per night for horses in National classes. For stabling details please refer to event website www.floorscastlehorsetrials.com  Competitors requiring stabling must send form and payment to Jill Ramsey, Wester Wooden Farm, Kelso, Roxburghshire, TD5 8LQ.  No refunds for stabling fees after ballot date. Stabling cancelled prior to ballot date will be refunded less a £10 admin charge. 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 Central Carpets Scottish BE100 Championships Qualifier.  
The Belhaven Scottish BE90 Championships Qualifier. 
Scottish Novice Championships Qualifier.
The British Intermediate Championship Qualifier.
Novice under 18 (Nu18).
BE100 under 18 (BE100u18).
Burghley Young Event Horse Classes will be held on Friday 12th May 2017 - contact:  Val Renwick, Paddock House, Hetland Hill Farm, Carrutherstown, Dumfries, DG1 4JX Tell: 07944 722011 or email valrenwick@hotmail.co.uk. For entry forms please email Val or enter via the BDWP website.



Prize Money: Upper limit in all classes.  Winner of CIC1* £750, winner of CIC2* £1750
Rosettes to 10th place. 
This year we have two new trophies, specifically 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 2017 we are delighted to announce 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 www.visitscotland.com. Local hotels include the Roxburghe Hotel (www.roxburghe-hotel.com). 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!