Event Newsflash - 17/05/2017

Full Timetable for the event available at

Saturday entries are now closed and waitlists are established.

FEI Classes for Brand Hall: Charles Owen British National Ponies Championships, Racesafe National Junior Championship CCIJ1*, David & Catherine Witt of Rookery Park Stud CIC1*

Event Details

The Charles Owen British National Ponies Championships, Hows Racesafe CCIJ1*, David & Catherine Witt of Rookery Park Stud CIC1*, Graham Heath Equestrian Structures Novice, Blue Chip BE90


By kind permission of Mr & Mrs M Taylor
at Brand Hall, Norton in Hales, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3TP, United Kingdom
Saturday 3 to Sunday 4 June 2017

Event Schedule

Entries Open 28 Apr 2017
Late Entry Surcharge Date 14 May 2017
Ballot Date 12 May 2017 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period June
  • Joint Organisers - Janet and Vicky Plant
    Rose Cottage, Broom Bank, Knightley, Woodseaves, Staffordshire, ST20 0JW. Phone: 01785 284632. Email:
  • Entry Secretary - Mr Paul Hagerty
    12 Haywood Heights, Little Haywood, Stafford, Staffordshire, ST18 0UR, United Kingdom. Phone: 01889 882264. Mobile: 07816 236262. Email: Web:
  • XC Course Designer - Mrs Janet Plant

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting FeeEnterView Entries
NRFWLSat I116 (new 2016)£79.90TBC£79.90£101.09£15.00enterview
NWLSat N130 (2016)£79.90TBC£79.90£101.09£15.00enterview
ONWLSat N130 (2016)£79.90TBC£79.90£101.09£15.00enterview
NSat N130 (2016)£79.90£9.19£89.09£101.09£15.00view
NRFSat I116 (new 2016)£79.90£9.19£89.09£101.09£15.00view
ONSat N130 (2016)£79.90£9.19£89.09£101.09£15.00view
CCIJ*Sat Sun 1*B (2015)£351.52£40.42£391.94£403.94N/Aview
CCIJ*WLSat Sun 1*A (2015)£351.52£40.42£391.94£403.94N/Aenterview
CIC*Sat 1*B (2015)£123.26£14.17£137.43£149.43£15.00view
CIC*WLSat 1*B (2015)£123.26£14.17£137.43£149.43N/Aenterview
CICBCPSat Sun 1*B (2015)£351.52£40.42£391.94£403.94N/Aview
CICBCPWLSat Sun 1*B (2015)£351.52£40.42£391.94£403.94N/Aenterview
BE90Sun BE 95 (2012)£65.53£7.54£73.07£85.07£15.00enterview

Event Information


All BC Pony/CCIJ1* and CIC1* Dressage will take place 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 Ant-Doping Program.  This fee will be refunded in full if your entry is withdrawn. 


Entry fees include VAT. VAT Reg No 152 6644 10. Please make cheques payable to Brand Hall Horse Trials. INTERNET entries will be accepted on and will not receive confirmation letters all details will be on the website.  A booking fee of £1.20 including VAT will be charged per entry.  
Send entries to the ENTRIES SECRETARY. Separate cheques are required for each horse (with horse's name on back). 
WITHDRAWALS & ANY ENTRY ALTERATIONS MUST BE MADE BY POST OR EMAIL - THEY WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED BY TELEPHONE. Final WITHDRAWAL DAY by Telephone only on 29th May. Accepted between 0800hrs and 2000hrs on 01889 882264. REFUND POLICY: 100% refund for entries withdrawn before Ballot Date.  Thereafter, refunds will only be paid if replaced from a wait list produced at ballot these refunds are subject to a £12 (Plus VAT) administration charge - see rule 4.11 if the event is oversubscribed and a ballot takes place a wait list will be held.    
STARTING TIMES are available on 31st May between 6.00 pm and 8.00 pm on 01889 882264. Starting Times also available on website and also on the BE Website. Starting Fees include a programme.


Temporary stabling will be available on site for FEI Ponies and CCIJ1* at a charge of £140.00 including 2 bales of bedding; extra bedding will be charged to competitors. Others wishing to stable on site will be on a first come basis as limited. Local stabling will be available at £35.00 per night straw only. No refunds for stabling fees after 20 May. Stabling only accepted with entries.


Novice Regional Final
Hows Racesafe National under 18 Championships.
The Charles Owen British Pony Championships (BCP) 


CIC1*: 1st £350, 2nd £300, 3rd £250, 4th £200, 5th £150, 6th £100, 7th £80, 8th £80
BCP:  training vouchers to be confirmed
CCIJ1*: 1st £500, 2nd £400, 3rd £300, 4th £250, 5th £200, 6th £100, 7th £80, 8th £80
BE90: Sponsor special prizes in kind.
Novice: 1st £85, 2nd £80, 3rd £75, 4th £70, 5th £65, 6th £60
Prize winners or their representative must attend prize giving failure to do so will result in prizes being forfeited.  


Brand Hall is a Georgian house set in Shropshire with some 200 acres of rolling parkland interspersed with small wooded areas. The Novice and BE90 courses are planned to encourage and give confidence.  All courses will be solid and beautifully dressed, testing but fair built by the Weston Park team headed by James Plant.


Hot and cold food available on site


In case of ABANDONMENT please phone 01785 284632.

Contact number during event 07790 017421
DOGS must be kept on leads at all times. CAR PASSES - any rider/owner/groom or trainer without a members pass will be charged an entrance fee. ENTRANCE POLICY - Each car displaying a current BE membership card or Organisers and Officials car pass will be admitted including all occupants, all other cars will be charged an entrance fee. Members to park in the grounds Car Park. Horse Vehicles do not need a pass.


Grid reference SJ694383. Brand Hall must be approached off the A53 Newcastle under Lyme to Shrewsbury road, take a turning signposted Norton in Hales. Please follow all Horse Trials signs do not go through the village. Map will be available on the website.