Groups of 4 riders will warm up on the flat and be ready to start jumping at their allocated time. You will then have training with Julia Knight-Jones over all elements of the course. This will consist of 6 show jumping efforts and 7 rustic fences.
Everyone will then have one practice round over the whole course followed by another round if you would like to. You can then choose which one of the rounds to put forward to the competition.
The scoring will be as follows; Both of the rounds of show jumping and rustic are given marks for style, effectiveness of riding and the quality of the horse’s jump and paces. Any show jumping faults over the two rounds are then included to produce a final score.
4 penalties for a knock down
4 penalties for the first refusal
8 penalties for the second refusal
Elimination for the third refusal
Elimination for fall, horse or rider
Elimination for course error
Entries preferred through www.myridinglife.com, our Secure Online Entry System. Payment is secure and it goes directly to WRC.
You will receive an email confirmation of your entry and payment.
Entry fee is £35 per rider
Admission is granted and entries accepted only on these terms. Anyone not complying with these rules may be asked to leave. The organisers accept no liability for accidents to competitors, spectators, animals or equipment and shall not be responsible for any loss, injury or damage. A condition of entry is that all competitors have a minimum of third party public liability insurance cover. The judge’s decision in all cases is final. For health and safety everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents and obey the instructions of the organisers and stewards. Riders/handlers must wear correctly fastened riding hats to PAS015, VG1 01.040, ASTM F1163, SNELL E2001, AS/NZS or any higher standard in force on the day. Body protectors are recommended. All times published are approximate and for guidance only. Ridden horses and ponies must be 4 years of age or older. NO STALLIONS. ABSOLUTELY NO telephone entries. No entry fee will be refunded without a doctor’s or vet’s certificate and a stamped self-addressed envelope sent to the Entries Secretary. No galloping or lungeing on the show ground or in the car park. Strictly no dogs, due to Sparsholt EC policy. No horses or ponies to be left tied to horseboxes / trailers unsupervised. Please leave the parking areas clean and tidy: ABSOLUTELY NO mucking out of horse trailers / lorries and please remove ALL loose hay and droppings. The Organisers reserve the right to cancel the show, alter any judge, divide, amalgamate or close classes. In the event of cancellation, entry fees will be refunded, less £3 per rider to cover administration costs, within 28 days.