To compete in the Dodson & Horrell Novice Championship, combinations qualify through one of a series of Novice Regional Finals. Many of the top horses you see today have come through the Novice Championship as it provides a good stepping stone, and test, for horses coming up through the grades. Notable horses that have picked up top ten results in the Novice Championship include Cool Mountain, Avebury, One Two Many and Ballaghmor Class.
Who can compete in the Novice Championship?
Eligible horses at Novice and Intermediate Novice level can qualify for Novice Regional Finals, taking place during April, May and June in the year of the Championships, for the chance to compete in the Novice Championships.
Full details on qualification can be found in the BE Members' Handbook HERE.
What level is the Novice Championship held at?
The Championship is run at Intermediate level. Find out more about the levels of British Eventing HERE.
When are the Novice Championships?
The Novice Championship takes place at The Festival of British Eventing from 7 - 9 August 2020.