Event Newsflash - 21/05/2018

PLEASE NOTE: First prize for all novice sections is £200 and all other placings receive lower limit prize money as detailed in the schedule.

Event Details

at Funkirk Farm, Heslaker Lane, Carleton, Skipton, North Yorkshire, BD23 3AB, United Kingdom
Saturday 23 to Sunday 24 June 2018

Event Schedule

Entries Open 19 May 2018
Late Entry Surcharge Date 13 Jun 2018
Ballot Date 02 Jun 2018 @ 12 noon
Ballot Period June
  • Joint Organiser - Mr Robin Bower
    Carr Beck, Gisburn Road, Barnoldswick, Lancashire, BB18 5XD, United Kingdom. Phone: 01282 812087. Mobile: 07976 272272. Email:
  • Joint Organiser - Mr Timothy Bennett
    Jewels Barn, Brook Lane, Scropton, Derby, Staffordshire, DE65 5PN, United Kingdom. Mobile: 07710 067379. Email:
  • Joint Organiser - Ms Sarah Nield
    Crossways Cottage, Cranage, Cheshire, CW10 9LS, United Kingdom. Phone: 01606 841240. Mobile: 07775 586455. Email:
  • Entries Secretary - Ms Kate Carman
    Claremont, Llanychan, Ruthin, Denbighshire, LL15 1UD, United Kingdom. Phone: 01824 703324. Mobile: 07989 385824 (if no answer please leave a message). Email:
  • SJ Course Designer - Mr Neil Martin
  • XC Course Designer - Mr Tim Bennett

Classes & Fees

ClassDaysDressage TestEntry FeeAbandon PremiumTotal PayableLate Entry Surcharge FeeStarting FeeView Entries
BE100Sat BE 106 (2012)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£15.00
BE100OpenSat BE 106 (2012)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£15.00view
NSat N 110 (2012)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£15.00
ONSat N 110 (2012)£83.89£9.02£92.91£104.91£15.00
BE80(T)Sun BE 92 (2009)£68.81£7.40£76.21£88.21£15.00
BE90Sun BE 92 (2009)£72.77£7.82£80.59£92.59£15.00

Event Information


Entry fees include VAT. VAT Reg No 121873818. Please make cheques payable to SKIPTON HORSE TRIALS. Send entries to the ENTRIES SECRETARY. Separate cheques are required for each horse (with horse's name on back). Please enclose separate 22cm x 11cm (DL size) SELF SEAL SAE for each horse.  If you require similar times to another competitor, please ensure that the entries are posted in the same envelope and you refer to each other on the entry forms. Please don't send entries by a post that requires a signed receipt.
INTERNET entries will be accepted on A wait list will be held.
ENTRY AMENDMENTS by 19/06/2018 11:00 AM by telephoning 07989 385824. REFUND POLICY - 100% refund for entries withdrawn before Ballot Date.  Thereafter, entries that are replaced will receive a full refund subject to a £12 (plus VAT) administration charge.  Entries made after Ballot Date are not eligible for a refund.  
STARTING TIMES are available between 21/06/2018 6:00 PM and 21/06/2018 8:00 PM on 07989 385824.
Starting Fees include a programme. 


Stabling is available locally at £25 per night, shavings by arrangement. Please book directly with the stabling providers.  The details can be found at


BE80(T): Prizes in kind, rosettes to 10th place. 
BE90: Prizes in kind, rosettes to 10th place.
BE100: Lower limit prize money, rosettes to 10th place.
Novice: £200 first prize. Lower limit prize money.


Skipton's Course has undergone extensive redesign since 2011.As part of the continued development and reinvestment strategy we have commissioned a brand new BE80T for 2018 which is specifically designed to provide an educational experience for both horse and rider . This course will take advantage of the hills and natural features of Funkirk Farm.  There will be subtle changes to the other 3 courses to help provide new challenges and variety. The gently undulating track has amazing views over the Yorkshire Dales and runs over pasture land.  Dressage and show jumping are held on good flat ground and the lorry park is central to all three competition areas.  Every effort will be made to get the going just right, something which we have always been complimented on.  As the weather in previous years has not been kind to the sport we have a contingency plan in place so we can move phases of the event onto alternative ground should that be necessary.  


Hot and cold food available throughout the event. An accommodation link is available via


In case of ABANDONMENT please phone Sarah Nield 07775586455 / Robin Bower 07976272272. ALL TERRAIN VEHICLES/motorcycles will NOT be permitted except those used by authorised officials.
DOGS must be kept on leads at all times. VOLUNTEERS - Competitors who offer to help in the run up to, during or following the event, or who nominate someone else on their behalf, will receive special ballot consideration. Please contact Organiser before ballot date and ensure that your entry is received by ballot date.
ENTRANCE POLICY - Each car displaying a current BE membership card or Organisers and Officials car pass will be admitted including all occupants. You will also need to have your BE membership card if walking the course on Saturday before competing on Sunday.


Grid reference SD962511. BD23 3AB. Easily accessible just off the A59, 3 miles west of Skipton. Will be signed from all major surrounding roads; please approach from A59 NOT through Carleton village (very narrow lane)