Event Details

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By kind permission of Atholl Estates
at Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, PH18 5TH, United Kingdom
Thursday 23 to Sunday 26 August 2018

Event Schedule

Entries Open 19 Jul 2018
Late Entry Surcharge Date 13 Aug 2018
Ballot Date 02 Aug 2018 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period August
  • Assistant Director - Miss Nicky Townshend
    Blair Castle International Horse Trials, Horse Trials Office, Atholl Estate, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, PH18 5TH. Phone: 01796 481543. Email:
  • Entries Secretary - Mrs Tanya Adamson
    The Steading, Mains of Cairnies, Glenalmond, Perthshire, PH1 3SE. Phone: 01738 880245 (before 20:00). Email:
  • Director - Mr Alec Lochore
    Blair Castle International Horse Trials and Country Fair, Atholl Estate Office, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, PH18 5TH. Phone: 01796 481543. Email: Web:
  • SJ Course Designer - Colin Hexley
  • XC Course Designer - Mr Alec Lochore

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting FeeView Entries
CCI*Thu Fri Sat Sun 1*B (2015)£369.10£39.68£408.78TBCN/A
CCI**Thu Fri Sat Sun 2*B (2015)£369.10£39.68£408.78TBCN/A
CCI***Thu Fri Sat Sun 3*B (2015)£369.10£39.68£408.78TBCN/Aview
CIC***Sat Sun 3*B (2015)£275.47£29.61£305.08TBC£25.00
CIC***ERMFri Sat Sun 3*B (2015)£275.47£29.61£305.08TBC£25.00view

Event Information


QUALIFICATIONS - See BE RuleBook and FEI Rules for Eventing. 
CCI1, 2 and 3* to follow usual 3DE timetable of dressage Thurs/Fri, XC Sat and SJ Sun. CIC3* to run Sat dressage, Sun am SJ and Sun pm XC. For CIC3*ERM Class, see Event Riders Masters website for entry criteria.  Note: Provisional - subject to change at the Organisers discretion and depending on entries.
PASSPORTS & Competitors Licenses - Please refer to Rule Book.

Competitors - Please note in addition to your entry fee at the time of entry you will be charged an extra fee of £16.00 (1* & 2*) and £22.00 (3*).  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  This fee will be refunded in full if your entry is withdrawn.


For full entry terms, please see FEI Schedule on Entry Amendments by 12:00 19 August. 100% refund for withdrawals received in writing by Ballot Date. 50% refund will be made for withdrawals between Ballot Date and 20:00 6 August.


Horses MUST use the stabling provided which will be available from 12:00 noon Tues 22 Aug.
COST of stabling is £160 incl. VAT, including two bales of shavings. Additional shavings and hay/haylage may be purchased on site.

ELECTRICAL HOOKUPS – electrical hook ups are available at £90 per hookup – this is for a single vehicle connection with no sharing – this will be monitored. 


CCI1* is the Scottish Novice Championship, CCI2* is the Scottish Intermediate Championship, CIC3* is the Scottish Open Championship. Scottish Grassroots Eventing Festival BE90 and BE100 finals Thursday. Affiliated SJ Friday-Sunday. Various showing classes throughout the week incl. Working Hunter on Thurs.



CCI3* 1st £4,000; 2nd £3,000; 3rd £2,000; 4th £1,000; 5th £750; 6th £650; 7th £500; 8th £500; 9th £500, 10th £300; 11th £300; depending on starters.
ERM CIC3*1st £16,000; 2nd £12,000; 3rd £8,000; 4th £6,000; 5th £3,000; 6th £2,000; 7th £1,000; 8th £900; 9th £600; 10th £500
CIC3* 1st£900; 2nd£750; 3rd£600; 4th500; 5th£400; 6th£300; 7th£200 8thand subsequent £200, depending on starters   
CCI2* 1st £1,200; 2nd £1,000; 3rd £800; 4th £700; 5th £600; 6th £500; 7th £400; 8th £300; 9th-12th £260 and 13th and subsequent £200, depending on starters. 
CCI1* 1st £1,000; 2nd £800; 3rd £700; 4th £600; 5th £500; 6th £400; 7th £300; 8th-12th £260; 13th and subsequent £200, depending on starters.

All classes have a large number of Special Prizes and Trophies. All completing riders will receive a rosette.


Blair’s hills require a fit horse and rider but the courses have been changed significantly in recent years to incorporate flatter areas of the parkland. The tracks run over free-draining parkland turf which will be equivated if necessary. The tracks are well built and presented with a mixture of permanent and portable obstacles. Feature fences include two large water complexes.


ACCOMMODATION/CARAVANS - Caravans for personal use of competitors only will be allowed in Horse Box Park. Loos and showers will be available on site.  Owners may stay in the Event Lorry Park FOC on application - see website for details. Alternatively, there is the adjacent Horse Trials Campsite or Blair Castle Caravan Park. (Please contact the Caravan Park telephone number 01796 481263).
For hotels, self catering and B&B contact Pitlochry Tourist Info (Phone: 01796 472215), or see or A limited number of electrical hook ups will be available in the lorry park at £90 incl. VAT. Please book at time of entry.
CATERING on site from Wed 23 Aug. Licensed bar and catering marquee will offer meals, snacks, fruit etc. All riders & owners have access to the members' enclosure.


In case of ABANDONMENT please phone 01796 481543. ATVs/motorcycles will not be permitted, under any circumstances.
COUNTRY FAIR - Displays (Sat & Sun) and over 200 trade stands.
WEBSITE - - for schedules, info, results, ticket sales, membership. 
ENTRANCE POLICY - competitors will be issued with one pass. Each registered owner will be issued with one pass, with a maximum of 3 owners passes per horse-riders please phone if more required in the case of syndicates. BE Members passes will NOT admit to the event. OWNERS HOSPITALITY – there will be a hospitality marquee over looking the Main Arena dedicated to Owners & Athletes open from 8.30 am to 5.30 pm Thursday – Sunday where complimentary light refreshments will be served.


Grid reference NN864657. Postcode PH18 5TH. Blair Castle and Atholl Estates are easily accessible, just 2m off the main A9 road through Scotland. Access to the Event is well signposted from the A9, approximately 30m north of Perth.