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SCOTTISH GRASSROOTS EVENTING FESTIVAL BLAIR CASTLE

Location

Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, United Kingdom, PH18 5TH

By kind permission of Atholl Estates Incorporating the FEI World 3DE Rider Ranking Table

Date

Friday 23 to Sunday 25 August 2019

Organisers and Secretaries

Event Director - Mr Alec Lochore
Contact Mr Alec Lochore
Phone: 01796 481543

Entries Secretary - Mrs Tanya Adamson
Contact Mrs Tanya Adamson
Phone: 01738 880245 - no calls after 8pm please

Course description

The courses have been designed to incorporate flatter areas of the parkland and will run entirely in the bottom park. The course designer Alec Lochore has established entirely new courses for this year’s championships. The tracks run over free-draining parkland turf, which will be equivated if necessary. The tracks are well built and presented, with a mixture of permanent and portable obstacles.

Event schedule

Entries open

16 July 2019

Ballot date

2 August 2019

Ballot period

August

Late entry surcharge

4 August 2019
Mr Alec Lochore

Event Director

Blair Castle International Horse Trials and Country Fair, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, PH18 5TH

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Mrs Tanya Adamson

Entries Secretary

Mains of Cairnies, Glenalmond, Perthshire, PH1 3SE

Contact Details
Diane Beaumont

SJ Course Designer

Mr Alec Lochore

Course Designer

Miss Nicky Townshend

Assistant Organiser

Blair Castle International Horse Trials, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, PH18 5TH

Contact Details

Entries Information

For full entry terms, please see the schedule on www.blairhorsetrials.co.uk. 100% refund for withdrawals received in writing by Ballot Date. 50% refund will be made for withdrawals between Ballot Date and 4 August.

Stabling

Horses may use the overnight stabling provided, which will be available from 4pm on Thursday 22nd  August until Sunday 25th August. Price: £140 (including VAT) Friday/Saturday only stables may also be available.. Straw is included free of charge. Shavings and hay/haylage may be purchased onsite. Electrical hookups will not be available.

Special Notices

Country Fair Displays (Saturday and Sunday) and over 200 tradestands. Website Visit www.blairhorsetrials.co.uk for schedules, results, ticket sales and membership information. Entrance Policy Competitors will be issued with one pass. Each registered owner will be issued with one pass, with a maximum of three owners passes per horse-riders. Please phone if more required in the case of syndicates. BE Members passes will not admit to the event. Owners Hospitality There will be a hospitality marquee overlooking the Main Arena dedicated to Owners and Athletes open 08:30-17:30 Thursday to Sunday where complimentary tea/coffee will be served. All Owners and riders will be invited (invitation only) to the drinks reception in the castle on Wednesday evening.

Accommodation and Catering

Caravans for competitors’ personal use only will be allowed in Horse Box Park. Toilets and showers will be available onsite. Alternatively, there is the adjacent Horse Trials Campsite or Blair Castle Caravan Park (01796 481263). For hotels, self-catering and B&B, contact Pitlochry Tourist Info (01796 472215), or see www.blairatholl.org.uk or www.visitscotland.org.uk. Catering onsite from 21 August. A licensed bar and catering marquee will offer meals, snacks, fruit etc. All riders and owners have access to the members' enclosure.

Classes table

Class Days Dressage Test Entry Fee Abandon Premium Total Payable Late Entry Surcharge Starting Fee
SC BE90Open Friday
Saturday
Sunday
BE98 (2018) £74.40 £8.00 £82.40 £12.00 £17.00
SC BE100Open Friday
Saturday
Sunday
BE109 (2018) £74.40 £8.00 £82.40 £12.00 £17.00

Classes and fees

Qualifiers and special classes

Affiliated British Show Jumping Friday to Sunday. Various showing classes throughout the week. Scottish BE90 and BE100 Championship Any eligible combination placed first to third* in a BE90 or BE100 section in Scotland between 1 July 2018 and 16 July 2019 is qualified to compete at the Scottish Championship 2019. All eligible horses must be Grade 4 at the Ballot Date of the event at which they qualify for the Scottish Championship. Horses may have won a maximum of seven grading points between the Ballot Date of the event at which they qualify and the date of the Championship. Riders must not have completed an Intermediate or higher level competition during the current or preceding five calendar seasons.

Prizes

BE90 and BE100: first £250, second £200, third £100, fourth £80, fifth £60, sixth and seventh £50, eighth £40 to 10th £40. Horse rug to the winner of the BE90 and BE100 championship. Rosettes to 12th place in each class. A completion rosette will be presented to the rider of each horse that completes the competition (13th place onwards).

Map

Location

Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, United Kingdom, PH18 5TH

Grid reference NN864657


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