Event Details


In aid of The Friends of the Ferns
at Stratford Hills, Stratford St Mary, Colchester, Essex, CO7 6PA, United Kingdom
Saturday 16 to Sunday 17 June 2018

Event Schedule

Entries Open 14 May 2018
Late Entry Surcharge Date 06 Jun 2018
Ballot Date 28 May 2018 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period June
  • Organiser - Mrs Gillian Cranfield
    Waterhouse Farm, Layham, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP7 5RA. Phone: 01473 827596. Mobile: 07768 708637. Email:
  • ENTRIES SECRETARY - Miss Wendy Evans
    2 Netherstead Court, Morton Bagot, Studley, Warwickshire, B80 7FG. Mobile: 07775 888546 Please telephone between 9.00am and 7.00pm. Email:
  • SJ Course Designer - Sue Peasley
  • XC Course Designer & Builder - David Carpenter

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting Fee
BE90Sun BE 96 (2016)£60.64£6.52£67.16£77.16£15.00
BE90OpenSun BE 96 (2016)£60.64£6.52£67.16£77.16£15.00
BE100Sat BE 108 (2016)£60.64£6.52£67.16£77.16£15.00
BE100OpenSat BE 108 (2016)£60.64£6.52£67.16£77.16£15.00
BE100Ou18Sat BE 108 (2016)£60.64£6.52£67.16£77.16£15.00
NRFSat I 115 (2011)£69.91£7.52£77.43£87.43£15.00
PTSat N 112 (2010)£69.91£7.52£77.43£87.43£15.00
BE80(T)Sun BE 92 (2009)£57.34£6.16£63.50£73.50£15.00
INSat I 115 (2011)£69.91£7.52£77.43£87.43£15.00
NSat N131 (NEW 2018)£69.91£7.52£77.43£87.43£15.00
ONSat N131 (NEW 2018)£69.91£7.52£77.43£87.43£15.00
ONu18Sat N 114 (2016)£69.91£7.52£77.43£87.43£15.00

Event Information


If oversubscribed Organisers reserve the right to transfer Novice entries to ON, BE100 to BE100Open and BE90 to BE90Open.


INTERNET entries will be accepted on  If unable to enter online please send entries AND stabling form to the ENTRIES SECRETARY.  Please make cheques payable to STRATFORD HILLS HORSE TRIALS. Separate cheques are required for each horse (with horse's name on back). Include stabling fees with entry fee.  Do not send stamped addressed envelope as all stabling details will be sent by email, and received entries and section details can be found on website.
ENTRY AMENDMENTS by 12noon 12th June 2018 on 07775 888546 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. Wait list will be kept if necessary.
STARTING TIMES are available between 19.00 and 20.00 on 15th June 2018 on 07768 708637. Starting Times also available on website
Starting Fees include a programme.
Starting Fees payable on collection of numbers (cash preferred please).


Stabling is available off site at £20.00 per night. If you require shavings please bring your own. Stabling Manger Mrs Louise Allen 01473 827812 and Mobile 07836 545566.  E mail:  If the event is cancelled stabling fees will be refunded. 


Novice Regional Final.  This will do dressage in a short arena.
We will be having a BE100U18 qualifier.   Please mark on your entry form if you are eligible for this class.


Rosettes to 10th place.
All BE80T prizes in kind.
BE90, BE100 and Novice classes will all have lower level prize money.


We will be introducing new fences at all levels and the courses will have various changes from last year. The excellent, well established grass cover will be aerovated or equivated if  necessary, as will the  dressage and show jumping areas.   The event can run in very wet conditions.


Hot and cold food and licensed bar on site.
For accommodation please telephone: 01473827596


In case of ABANDONMENTand EMERGENCIES please phone 07768708637 or 07775888546..
DOGS must be kept on leads at all times. ENTRANCE POLICY - Car passes - £10. Each car displaying a current BE membership card or pass will be admitted FREE with all occupants.


Grid reference TM056358. Stratford Hills is 200m west of the A12 between Ipswich and Colchester. From the South turn left on B1068 to Higham. From the North turn off the A12 to Dedham, take first right to rejoin A12 to Ipswich. After rejoining the A12 turn left on the B1068 to Higham. The event will be signed. DUAL CARRIAGEWAY all the way from the A1 - north and Dartford Tunnel - south.