Event Details


at Wolferlow, Nr. Upper Sapey, Herefordshire, HR7 4QA, United Kingdom
Wednesday 11 to Thursday 12 April 2018

Event Schedule

Entries Open 07 Mar 2018
Late Entry Surcharge Date 31 Mar 2018
Ballot Date 21 Mar 2018 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period April
  • BE Organiser - Alan and Audrey Thacker
    Cockshutts Farm, Upper Sapey, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR6 6XU. Phone: 01886 853231. Mobile: 07970 553049. Email:
  • Entries Secretary - Mrs Greta Sparey
    Mill Farm, Stanford Bridge, Worcester, WR6 6SP. Phone: 01886 853582. Mobile: 07966 921255. Email:
  • SJ Course Designer - Mr Christopher Napier
  • XC Course Builder - Alan Thacker
  • Assistant XC Builder - Guy Higgins
    Assistant XC Builder
  • XC Course Designer - Lucy McCarthy

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting Fee
BE100Wed Thu BE 108 (2016)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£15.00
BE100OpenWed BE 108 (2016)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£15.00
BE100Ou18Wed BE 108 (2016)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00
BE100PlusWed N130 (2016)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£15.00
NWed N130 (2016)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£15.00
ONWed N130 (2016)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£15.00
ONu18Wed N 114 (2016)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£15.00
BE80(T)Thu BE 97 (2016)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00
BE90Wed Thu BE 97 (2016)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£15.00

Event Information


BE100 will run predominately on Wednesday and BE90 predominately on Thursday 


Entry fees include VAT. VAT Reg No 487 9264 82.
Please make cheques payable to SAPEY CROSS COUNTRY COURSE. Separate cheques are NOT required for each horse. Include stabling fees with entry fee. Please enclose separate 22cm x 11cm (DL size) SELF SEAL SAE for each horse.
INTERNET entries will be accepted on
WITHDRAWALS by 04/04/2018 11:00 AM by telephoning 07966 921255 or email: REFUND POLICY - 100% up to ballot date, thereafter the entry fee will be refunded less £12 if the place can be filled - see rule 4.11. A WAIT LIST will be maintained.
STARTING TIMES are available between 09/04/2018 6:00 PM and 09/04/2018 8:00 PM on 01886 853582 / 07966 921255. Starting Times also available on website


Local stabling is available at £25.00 per night. Stabling includes straw. If the event is cancelled or abandoned the stabling fee will be refunded.


PRIZE MONEY: BE90, BE100 & Novice classes will receive Lower Limit Money plus £10.  BE80(T) - Prizes in kind. 


Sapey is an established course and Lucy McCarthy (Course Designer) intends a new layout for Sapey (1)and changes for Sapey (2).  To include varied features including a water complex, ditches, quarry and sunken road.  A good, inviting, educational & straightforward course suitable for first timers as well as having technical challenges for more experienced horses. Fences ranging from 80cm to 110cm (BE Novice).  The ground is old turf and, if necessary, an Equivator will be used when and where required to ensure good going.  Sapey is among the best spectator courses in the country and is close to all phases from the lorry park.  


Accommodation list available from Audrey Thacker.


In case of ABANDONMENT please phone 01886 853231 or 07970 553049 or 07970 652320. On event contact numbers - Audrey 07970 553049, Greta 07966 921255 or 01886 853231.
Course Walking from 2pm onwards Tuesday 10 April. Strictly no admittance beforehand. 
DOGS must be kept on leads at all times.
HELPERS - Competitors able to provide help on the day to steward, fence judge or in some other capacity will receive some priority in the event of a ballot.
ENTRANCE POLICY - All cars will be admitted including all occupants to the event. Entry is free to all.


Postcode - HR7 4QA
Grid reference SO666618 - Wolferlow.
From the South M5 Junction 7 take the A44 to Bromyard. Do not follow SatNav off the A44 turning right through minor lanes.  Continue on A44 until you reach top of Bromyard Downs then turn right over the Downs to B4203 then take B4203 for 5 miles. Turn left to Wolferlow.
From North - M5 - Junction 5 - Droitwich. Take A38 onto A4133 at Holt Heath - A443 towards Tenbury Wells. At Great Witley onto B4203 go approx 6 miles, through Upper Sapey for 1 mile then turn right for Wolferlow.

Please note: One-Way Traffic System for Boxes and Trailers.

ENTRY - Please come in from the B4203 ONLY.  There is NO ACCESS from B4214 (Stoke Bliss/Kyre).  From Tenbury Wells do not follow SatNav on to B4214.  You must take B4204 towards Clifton-upon-Teme, then B4203 to come into the event

EXIT – All must turn right on exit and go via B4214 until 3pm or thereabouts

Please note the One-Way will not apply to other road users so please proceed with care on the Wolferlow Lane