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point-to-pointThe sport of point-to-point is amateur horseracing over fences with registered thoroughbreds.

Point-to-pointing is intrinsically linked to hunting. Point-to-point horses must have hunted for at least four days in order to take part, while riders have to be certified by the Point-to-Point Authority in order to take part. Horses that are not full thoroughbred can take part in members’ races at point-to-point meetings.

The point-to-point season typically runs from late November until mid June. Each meeting can host up to seven races, which are around 3miles in length.

Barbury Castle Point to point 2008

11 point-to-points to enjoy on Easter Monday

Looking for something horsey to do to round off your Easter weekend without breaking the bank? With most entry fees around £10, don’t miss your local point-to-point fixture