Event Newsflash - 21/02/2018

Event Status - Cancelled

Due to heavy overnight rain all competition at Portman Horse Trials on Tuesday 3rd and Wednesday 4th April has been abandoned.

Event Details


by kind permission of G A L F Pitt-Rivers Esq
at Rushmore Park, Tollard Royal, Salisbury, Wiltshire, SP5 5QB, United Kingdom
Tuesday 3 to Wednesday 4 April 2018

Event Schedule

Entries Open 20 Feb 2018
Late Entry Surcharge Date 24 Mar 2018
Ballot Date 06 Mar 2018 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period April
Balloted 2017 16 BE100
7 BE90
2 BE90Open
34 N
1 ON
  • Organiser - M Yarrow Esq
    Boveridge Farm, Cranborne, Wimborne, Dorset, BH21 5RU. Phone: 01725 517241. Mobile: 07815 182096. Emergency telephone during event: 07775 612213 or 07775 888546
  • Entries Secretary - Miss Wendy Evans
    2 Netherstead Court, Morton Bagot, Studley, Warwickshire, B80 7FG. Mobile: 07775 888546. Email: wendy@bdwp.co.uk. Web: http://www.bdwp.co.uk/por Please call only between 9.00am and 7.00pm.
  • SJ Course Designer - Mr A Dunning
  • XC Course Designer - Mr A Ditcham

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting Fee
BE100Tue Wed BE 106 (2012)£60.64£6.52£67.16£77.16£15.00
BE100Ou18Tue BE 106 (2012)£57.34£6.16£63.50£73.51£15.00
INTue I 117 (2009)£69.91£7.52£77.43£87.43£20.00
NTue N 110 (2012)£69.91£7.52£77.43£87.43£20.00
ONTue N 110 (2012)£69.91£7.52£77.43£87.43£20.00
ONu18Tue N 114 (2016)£69.91£7.52£77.43£87.43£15.00
BE90Wed BE 95 (2012)£60.64£6.52£67.16£77.16£15.00
BE90OpenWed BE 95 (2012)£60.64£6.52£67.16£77.16£15.00
BE100OpenWed BE 106 (2012)£60.64£6.52£67.16£77.16£15.00
BE100PlusWed N 110 (2012)£60.64£6.52£67.16£77.16£15.00

Event Information


We reserve the right to transfer BE100 horses into BE100 Open, N horses into ON and BE90 into BE90Open if necessary.


Please make cheques payable to PORTMAN HORSE TRIALS. Include stabling fees with entry fee. Do not send envelope, stabling details will be sent by email and entry details can be found on website. INTERNET entries will be accepted on http://www.bdwp.co.uk/por.
WITHDRAWALS by 30/03/2018 12:00 PM by telephoning 07775 888546 or email wendy@bdwp.co.uk. Withdrawals will only be accepted on this telephone number or by email.
REFUND POLICY - 100% refund will be given for withdrawals before ballot date. 50% refund for withdrawals received in writing or email by late entry surcharge date unless replaced - see rule 4.11. Telephone withdrawals will need confirming in writing by email. A WAIT LIST will be maintained.
STARTING TIMES are available between 7.00 and 8.00pm on 1st April 2018 on 01725 517241. Starting Times also available on website http://www.bdwp.co.uk/por. Starting Fees include a programme.


Local stabling is available at £25.00 per night. Stabling includes straw. No shavings are available but if you wish to bring them with you , please state on stabling form. Please send stabling form to the Entries Secretary with entry and apply with entry online. 


Prize money all classes lower level.
Rosettes to 10th place.


Portman Horse Trials will run over old turf on the Rushmore Estate.  New permanent fences were built including a water complex.  Many new fences on the new site will create an interesting and varied course for all classes.  Courses will be suitable for first-timers. Some routes may be changed. 


The organisers cannot undertake to reserve hotel accommodation but there are several hotels in the neighbourhood. Hot and cold food available on site. Hot breakfast will be served from 0800 on both days.


In case of ABANDONMENT please phone 01725 517241 or 07815 182096 or 07775 888546.
TRADE STANDS and sponsorship - please telephone Michael Yarrow 01725 517241. ENTRANCE POLICY - Each car displaying a current BE membership card will be admitted including all occupants.  For reasons of health and safety, disabled visitors are requested to book in with the Secretary.  A pass will be issued and directions given as to where it is safe to watch the competition. 


NEW VENUE (please note new directions) 
Grid reference ST955172. Portman is situated in Rushmore Park, 13 miles south-west of Salisbury, 8 miles east of Blandford which is signed from the A354 and A30 by brown signs to Rushmore Park Golf Club. From Shaftesbury turn to Tollard Royal at Ludwell and follow the signs.  DO NOT use Zig Zag Hill from Shaftesbury as it is unsuitable for lorries.