Event Details



By kind permission of The National Trust
at Belton Park, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG32 2LS, United Kingdom
Friday 13 to Sunday 15 April 2018

Event Schedule

Entries Open 23 Feb 2018
Late Entry Surcharge Date 06 Apr 2018
Ballot Date 14 Mar 2018 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period April
Balloted 2017 102 N

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting Fee
NFri N 110 (2012)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£22.00
ONu18Fri N 114 (2016)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£22.00
CIC**Fri Sat 2*A (2015)£170.48£18.33£188.81£200.81£27.00
CIC***Fri Sat Sun 3*A (2015)£275.47£29.61£305.08£317.08£30.00
IFri Sat I 117 (2009)£114.85£12.35£127.20£139.20£27.00
OISat I 117 (2009)£114.85£12.35£127.20£139.20£27.00
OIu21Fri Sat I 118 (2010)£114.85£12.35£127.20£139.20£27.00
ASat Sun A124 (2016)£156.02£16.77£172.79£184.79£30.00
Au25Sat Sun A124 (2016)£156.02£16.77£172.79£184.79£30.00

Event Information


The International Intermediate 2* will dressage on Friday in the Main Arena Area. All Novice and Nu18 will take place on Friday and will be restricted in number. PLEASE REFER TO BEDE WEBSITE FOR TIMETABLE PRIOR TO ENTRY AS SOME CHANGES MAY APPEAR.
All Advanced Dressage will take place on Saturday. International Advanced 3* Dressage will take place Friday and Saturday. Some Intermediates will be required to dressage on Friday.  Please state if able to do so under 'Special Requests'

*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 for 2* Competitors and £22.00 for 3* Competitors.  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  This fee will be refunded in full if your entry is withdrawn.  

No horses permitted on site on Thursday 12th April 2018  


Entry fees include VAT. VAT Reg No 829129120. Please make cheques payable to BEDE Events Ltd. INTERNET entries will be accepted on   Any entries unpaid at ballot date will be rejected.  Postal entries to Bede Events. Separate cheques are required for each horse (with horse's name on back).
INTERNATIONAL ENTRIES: All entries must be correctly entered on both the event entry system AND the FEI site.
WITHDRAWALS by noon 9th April 2018 by emailing 
REFUND POLICY: Before Ballot Date - 100%. Withdrawals after ballot date no refund unless replaced - see rule 4.11. To be eligible for a refund, as listed above, all withdrawals must be lodged with the entry secretary, in writing (via email or letter) to be received before the start of the event. A WAITING LIST will be maintained.
STARTING TIMES are available on Wednesday  11th April 2018 on website


Please do not send stabling fee or forms with entry. For a list of local stabling please see website All stabling payments to be made to the stable provider.


The British Intermediate Championship Qualifier.
Open Intermediate under 21 (OIu21) - this class will incorporate a Hows Racesafe Junior Trial. 
AU25 - this class will incorporate a Young Rider Trial
Novice under 18 (ONu18). The Grantham Cup (CIC3*) is the second leg of the Tri-Star Grand Slam.


International Advanced 3* total prize pool £9,000.

The Polly Phillipps Memorial Trophy - £500 to the highest placed British rider in the Grantham Cup, irrespective of their score, who has not yet represented Great Britain on a senior championships team (Olympic, World or European). In the event of equality, the fastest cross country round will determine the winner. The winner will also receive a framed photograph of the presentation.

1st - 3rd Prize Winners of all sections must attend prize giving. FAILURE TO DO SO WILL RESULT IN PRIZES BEING FOREFEITED.
Rosettes to at least 10th place. Prize Money to be confirmed.



In 2018 courses will follow similar routes to 2017. Belton is a galloping parkland track traditionally up to height and width.  The atmosphere both in the arenas and on course, is not conducive for first timers. 


Accommodation list is available - please see website. Regional food court available throughout the event. Extensive trade village.


In case of ABANDONMENT please phone 07464 803781. Contact number during the event - 07464 803781. Please note that, NO CARS WILL BE ABLE TO ENTER VIA THE LORRY PARK ENTRANCE. ALL CARS PLEASE FOLLOW ROAD SIGNS VIA GRANTHAM.
ENTRANCE POLICY - No other passes, other than those issued by Belton Horse Trials, will admit to the event.
There will be an Owners' Car Park adjacent to the Horse Box Park.
VOLUNTEERS - Ballot stickers are not needed for BEDE volunteers at this event. Please indicate in the ballot sticker box if you are a BEDE volunteer.  All BEDE volunteers are required to enter by ballot date to avoid balloting, late entries will be added to the wait list.
All registered owners & riders of competing horses will gain entry via their BE membership card.  Please see website for further details. All ticket enquiries to Please allow plenty of time on arrival to ensure that you have time to collect any relevant information.  Belton Horse Trials provides an Owners marquee adjacent to the main arena. All Owners are welcome to use this facility.  Please see website for up to date details. 


Grid reference SK935385. Horse box entrance to Belton Park is on the A607 Grantham to Lincoln road 3 miles from Grantham.