Event Details

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at Brightling Park, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5HH, United Kingdom
Saturday 30 June to Sunday 1 July 2018

Event Schedule

Entries Open 26 May 2018
Late Entry Surcharge Date 20 Jun 2018
Ballot Date 09 Jun 2018 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period July
  • Organiser - Mr Gardie Grissell
    Brightling Park, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5HH, United Kingdom. Phone: 01424 838241. Mobile: 07787 843277. Email: Web:
  • Entries Secretary - Mrs Sarah Robinson
    C/O Penlands, Pond Hall Road, Hadleigh, Suffolk, IP7 5PW. Phone: 01438 940790. Email:
  • Stabling Manager - Diana Grissell
    Mobile: + 44 (0) 7950 312610. Email:
  • Trade Stand Secretary - Sarah Hayter
    Mobile: 07801 474347. Email:
  • SJ Course Designer - Mr Keith Bristow
  • XC Course Designer - Mr Scott Brickell

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting FeeView Entries
BE90Sat BE 92 (2009)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£15.00view
BE100Sat BE 106 (2012)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£15.00view
CIC*Sat Sun 1*A (2015)£129.43£13.91£143.34£155.34£20.00view
CIC**Sat Sun 2*A (2015)£170.48£18.33£188.81£200.81£20.00view
NSun N 110 (2012)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£15.00view
NRFSun I 116 (2016)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£15.00view

Event Information


Half the CIC1* CIC2* will do dressage on Saturday 30th June with XC & SJ on Sunday 1st July. Some Novice may have to do dressage on Saturday afternoon. Also, in order to limit balloting, some Saturday classes may be asked to do dressage on Friday 29th June. Please state on entry form if unable to do so.

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 Anti-Doping Program.  This fee will be refunded in full if your entry is withdrawn.


Entry fees include VAT. VAT Reg No 472 78861 14. Please make cheques payable to Brightling Park Horse Trials. INTERNET entries will be accepted on This is the preferred method. If by post send entries to the ENTRIES SECRETARY. Separate cheques are NOT required for each horse. Include stabling fees with entry fee. Please write the name of the horses on the back of the cheque and enclose separate 22cm x 11cm (DL size) SELF SEAL SAE for each horse. A WAITING LIST - will be maintained. Please indicate if you WISH to be included in the event of a ballot. Those wait listed will be notified immediately if a space is available. If you do not compete your entry fee will be refunded.
ENTRY AMENDMENTS by 26/06/2018 11:00 AM by telephoning 01438 940790. REFUND POLICY - 100% refund before ballot date. After Ballot date, 100% refund less £12 + VAT admin charge if replaced for the same class. (See Rule 4.11).
Starting Times are available between 28/06/2018 18:00:00 and 28/06/2018 20:00:00 and on website 
Starting Fees include a programme and VAT.


35 Stables are available on site at £30 per night including bedding. Preference will be given to CIC entries on a first come first served basis. All other stabling is fairly local. Please book and pay for stabling with your entry fee.


South East Eventers League Qualifier.
Novice Regional Final


BE 90: Lower Limit
BE 100: Lower limit
Novice: Lower Limit.
CIC1* - 1st £500, 2nd £400, 3rd £300, 4th £200, 5th £100
CIC2* - 1st £1,000, 2nd £800, 3rd £600, 4th £400, 5th £100


The courses flow over undulating parkland on old turf. It is basically an old fashioned event with permenant obstacles and a minimum of portables. There are three water complexes on the international tracks. Every effort as always will be made to provide good and safe ground conditions.


Hot and cold food and licensed bar on site. Tea, coffee and snacks will be available free of charge to owners and riders in the secretaries tent. Owners can book lunch in the hospitality marquee at a cost of £20 per person (Please book in advance with the organiser). An accommodation list is also available from the Organiser.


In case of ABANDONMENT please phone +44 (0) 1424 838241 or +44 (0) 7787 843277 
ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES/MOTORCYCLES will not be permitted. (Except for the disabled; but must inform the organiser in advance)
DOGS must be kept on leads at all times. ENTRANCE POLICY - any rider/owner/groom without a members card will be charged an entrance fee. Only owners with a BE car pass will be permitted access to the lorry park


Grid reference TQ6822028. Brightling Park is situated off the A21 between Tunbridge Wells and Hastings 4 miles West of Robertsbridge. Alternatively it can be approached from the West by taking the B2096 from Heathfield. It will be well signposted.