If you don't ride or have a horse, eventing is a sport where you can still be close to the action. Events at all levels welcome spectators and offer the opportunity to see the world's top riders in action, and it's often free to get in at the lower levels! 

Many events are held at some of the country's most beautiful locations, unique farmland settings and stately homes. There is often fantastic shopping and food to enjoy as well as activities for all the family. 

What is eventing?

Supporter membership

Supporter Membership is the perfect way to stay connected to the sport. From just £25 per year you receive a host of benefits, such as free entry up to and including CCI2*-L and discounted tickets to key BE events, exclusive access to BE Members' only pavilions at selected events, and access to guided course walks, rider meet and greets and yard visits. You will also receive our bimonthly magazine. 

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Fan of the sport?

What to expect

A day out at a British Eventing event can be great fun for the whole family. Many events have trade stands and delicious eateries, and these will be in abundance at the larger events. There are often activities for children to enjoy so everyone is happy, and with various classes regularly held on the same day, you will be able to watch a range of horses at different levels. Many events are also the perfect setting for a picnic. Make sure you check the event schedule for specific details and to check when the cross country will be running!

Upcoming events

Supporter experiences

British Eventing members can now access a range of exclusive behind-the-scenes experiences with top riders, as part of their Supporter, Full or Owner Membership benefits. Some of these experiences include yard visits, rider meet and greets and demos. 

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What are the rules?

There are various ways that combinations can incur penalties throughout the competition. Horses and riders can also be eliminated for a range of reasons. The aim is to finish on the lowest penalty score.