Event Details


at Hill Bottom, Goring Heath, Reading, Oxfordshire, RG8 7RT, United Kingdom
Saturday 2 to Sunday 3 September 2017

Event Schedule

Entries Open 28 Jul 2017
Late Entry Surcharge Date 23 Aug 2017
Ballot Date 14 Aug 2017 @ 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. Mobile: 07812 586988. 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)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£15.00
BE90OpenSat BE 91 (2009)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£15.00
BE100Sat Sun BE 101 (2009)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£15.00
BE100OpenSun BE 101 (2009)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£15.00
BE100RFSun BE 101 (2009)£69.30£7.97£77.27£89.27£15.00
BE105Sun N130 (2016)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£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/
WITHDRAWALS by 29.08.17 preferably by email to goringheathht@gmail.com or telephoning 07812 586988.
REFUND POLICY - 100% refund for entries withdrawn before Ballot Date.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  0n 31.08.17 between 18.00 and 20.00 on 01189723167. Starting Times also available on website www.bdwp.co.uk/jbrettell. 


Local stabling is available at £26 per night. Stabling enquiries to goringheathht@gmail.com.  Separate cheques (with rider’s name on back) and SAE required.

Please do not book stabling over the internet. In the event of the booking not being required, 48 hours’ notice must be given to the Organiser.

No refunds for stabling fees after 29 August. In the event of abandonment, no refund will be given.


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


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


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


Hot and cold food available on site.


CAR PARKING is charged at £5 per vehicle. A valid BE membership card or Organisers and Officials Car Pass will enable free entry.
In case of ABANDONMENT please phone 07812 586988.
ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES/MOTORCYCLES will not be permitted other than those used by officials.
DOGS must be kept on leads at all times.


Grid reference SU648783. Goring Heath is not on the map but is situated half a mile off the road between Woodcote and Whitchurch on Thames.  NB. Goring Heath is not Goring on Thames. 

**Tall vehicles and HGV's must approach via Reading, Henley or Woodcote**
From M4, leave at Junction 12 and turn towards Theale and Pangbourne.  There is an 11’0" BRIDGE with 7.5 tonne weight limit at Pangbourne & a 7.5 tonne weight limit at Goring on Thames.   
From the north, approach via Oxford and A4074.  Follow event signs.  Goring Heath Horse Trials is before Pangbourne, where the weight & height restrictions exist.
The event will be well signposted.

**Tall vehicles and HGV's must approach via Reading, Henley or Woodcote**