Event Details

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at Brightling Park, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5HH, United Kingdom
Saturday 1 to Sunday 2 July 2017

Event Schedule

Entries Open 26 May 2017
Late Entry Surcharge Date 21 Jun 2017
Ballot Date 09 Jun 2017 @ 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 Fee
BE90Sat BE 92 (2009)£69.30£7.97£77.27£89.27£15.00
BE90OpenSat BE 92 (2009)£69.30£7.97£77.27£89.27£15.00
BE100Sat BE 106 (2012)£69.30£7.97£77.27£89.27£15.00
BE100OpenSat BE 106 (2012)£69.30£7.97£77.27£89.27£15.00
CIC*Sat Sun 1*A (2015)£123.26£14.17£137.43£149.43£20.00
CIC**Sat Sun 2*A (2015)£162.36£18.67£181.03£193.03£20.00
NSun N 110 (2012)£79.90£9.19£89.09£101.09£15.00
NRFSun I116 (new 2016)£79.90£9.19£89.09£101.09£15.00

Event Information


Half the CIC1* CIC2* will do dressage on Saturday 1st July with XC & SJ on Sunday 2nd 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 30th June. Please state on entry form if unable to do so.

ROR Competitors please enter the BE90Open or BE100Open class and state eligibility for the final on your entry form.

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  This fee will be refunded in full if your entry is withdrawn.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.
WITHDRAWALS by 27/06/2017 12:00 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 29/06/2017 18:00:00 and 29/06/2017 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

RoR BE90 and BE100 Finals 

These sections are for RoR registered horses that have qualified to take part in accordance with the RoR rules, for information on these please see

Prizes in both money and kind will be given to 10th place in both the BE90 and BE100 Sections.


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. Great efforts are made to provide good safe going. It will be equivated if necessary. The CIC2* course is designed as a stepping-stone to Advanced level. The CIC1* course takes the route of the old Intermediate track. 


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.