Event Details


at West Wilts Equestrian Centre, Melksham Road, Holt, Nr Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 6QT, United Kingdom
Tuesday 15 to Wednesday 16 August 2017

Event Schedule

Entries Open 11 Jul 2017
Late Entry Surcharge Date 25 Jul 2017
Ballot Date 25 Jul 2017 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period August
  • Organiser - Mr Peter Collins
    c/o West Wilts Equestrian Centre, Melksham Road, Holt, Nr Trowbridge, Wiltshire, BA14 6QT. Phone: 01225 783220. Mobile: 07855 464075. Web: http://www.westwilts.com
  • Entries Secretary - Mrs Ann Allen
    33 Nine Acres Close, Charlbury, Oxfordshire, OX7 3RD. Phone: 01608 811070. Mobile: 07802 534837 (No calls after 19.00hrs). Email: ann@bdwp.co.uk.
  • SJ Course Designer - Mr Adrian House
  • XC Course Designer - Mr Peter Collins

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting Fee
5YOTue BE 101 (2009)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£17.00
BE100Tue Wed BE 101 (2009)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£17.00
BE100OpenTue BE 101 (2009)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£17.00
NTue N 112 (2010)£79.90£9.19£89.09£101.09£17.00
ONTue N 112 (2010)£79.90£9.19£89.09£101.09£17.00
4YOWed BE 95 (2012)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£17.00
BE90Wed BE 95 (2012)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£17.00
BE90OpenWed BE 95 (2012)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£17.00

Event Information


BE100 - it will be assumed you can compete either day (which would be very helpful) unless you specifically state otherwise.


Entry fees include VAT. VAT Reg No 543351658. INTERNET entries will be accepted on www.westwilts.com Internet Entries preferred on www.bdwp.co.uk  No cheques accepted - cards and cash only. Include stabling fees with entry fee.

WAITING LIST will be held - notification of inclusion to riders on the waitlist will be made via the website www.westwilts.com. No telephone calls or emails will be made to individual riders unless running opportunities occur in the 48 hours before the first day of competition.
WITHDRAWALS by 11/08/2017 12:00 AM by telephoning 07802 534837 (or, during the event only 07855 464075).  Please confirm withdrawals by email to ann@bdwp.co.uk (earlier withdrawals by email would be appreciated). (Or, during the event only to infor@westwilts.com.) 
REFUND POLICY - Full refund will be given to withdrawals before ballot date. Refunds after ballot date will be given when an entry is directly replaced (same day, same class), to whom a full refund will be given less a £12 plus VAT administration charge (as per Rule 4.11). 
STARTING TIMES are available between 13/08/2017 6:00 PM and 13/08/2017 8:00 PM on 07802 534837. Starting Times also available on website http://www.bdwp.co.uk/ww2 at the same time as telephone times.
Starting Fees include a programme and are payable on collection of numbers (cash or card).


On-site £26.50 includes shavings.  No refunds for stabling after Ballot Date. 


KBIS Young Horse Championships Qualifier - 4 & 5 Year Olds. 
STYLE PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL OWNER RIDER CHAMPIONSHIP- STYLE EQUESTRIAN will award a saddle to the West of England owner/rider combination accumulating the most points at the BE Events held at West Wilts during 2017.  Full rules can be found at www.westwilts.com
South West Rankings Qualifier.


BE 90: prizes in kind.
BE 100: prizes in kind.
Novice and ON - Lower limit prize money will apply - All Prize money forms must be completed and returned to West Wilts Horse Trials within 7 days of the event, payment will be made within 28 days.


West Wilts course runs over permanent pasture with solid and inviting fences. The course will run opposite way to June event. It is of medium severity with easier alternatives at the more difficult fences. Suitable for a first time BE100. Work will be carried out to the track if ground conditions require it, by the use of stonedust and/or BE aerovator as necessary.


Refreshments available throughout the event. Local Accommodation: Mrs Hole (B&B) (01225) 702215; Shaw Country House Hotel (01225) 702836.


In case of ABANDONMENT please phone 07855 464075.
XC COURSE WALK will only be available from 2pm the day before the competition. 
DOGS must be kept on leads at all times.
TRADESTAND enquiries to the organiser. 
DISABILITY NOTICE any person attending the event who suffers from a disability and/or have a wheeled disabilty conveyance should park in the indoor arena in the area designated for disabled parking, which is very close to the secretaries and disabled toilet. The secretaries will have copies of a plan of the areas which we consider will be safer for them to attend either in their car or on their disability conveyance. Access to the cross country course will be limited for safety reasons, but we may be able to assist in that, depending on circumstances. If you know you are coming and can advise us prior to the event then we will have more chance of helping you. There will also be disabled parking in the main car park and lorry park field. Disability wheeled motorised conveyance owners should ensure they have third party liability insurance cover. 

XC SCHOOLING will be available on Thursday 17th Aug (weather & ground conditions permitting). To book telephone 01225 783220 after 12noon on Wednesday 16th August.
HELPERS - Some priority in the event of a ballot will be given to all volunteers.
CAR PARKING - It will not be possible to park cars adjacent to horseboxes - a separate car parking area will be provided close to the box park. 

SJ working-in will be on outdoor surface. A second surfaced working in area will be available for those wanting additional time to work in.



Grid reference ST874625. West Wilts Equestrian Centre is approximately 14 miles south of J17 or J18 of M4 (see map at www.westwilts.com )  It is two miles west of Melksham on B3107.  From M4 J18, take A36 south to Batheaston bypass.  At the end of the bypass, take A363 to Bradford-on-Avon.  After four miles, take B3105 signposted to Trowbridge and follow until junction.  Turn left onto B3107 towards Melksham.  WWEC is approximately two miles on the right, after the village of Holt. 

From M4 J17, take A350 to Melksham.  Turn right onto B3107 towards Bradford-on-Avon.  WWEC is approximately two miles on the left, before the village of Holt.