9 competitions you need to head to with your horse this week

If you’re looking for somewhere to compete or train with your horse this week no matter which corner of the country you’re in, here are some dates you need to put in your diary and enter online via Equo Events

Do some evening dressage in Cornwall

Venue: Chyverton Park, Truro
Type of event: Evening unaffiliated dressage
Date: 27 April
Details: Classes from intro to elementary
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Try an eventing clinic with a four-star eventer

Venue: Siddle Equine Service, Wem
Type of event: Michael Owen eventing clinic
Date: 28 April
Details: Book yourself in to either a one hour group lesson or a 30 minute private lesson with this four-star rider
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Friday night jumping in South Yorkshire

Venue: Skyehouse Arena, Goole
Type of event: Unaffiliated evening showjumping
Date: 29 April
Details: Clear round from 6pm at 50-55cm. Classes from 65cm to 95cm
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Find out which bit is best suited to your horse

Venue: Leamside Equestrian, Durham
Type of event: Bitting clinic
Date: 30 April
Details: Horse Bit Hire will be at Leamside carrying out individual bitting consultations, providing specialist quality bitting advice and all horse bits for sale and hire. Bitting Advisor Gail will help you choose the correct bit for your horse if you need a snaffle, a double, a Pelham or another particular bit. Horse Bit Hire can help give you the best choice for your horse. Sessions are 45 minutes per horse
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Get your jumping hat on in the south

Venue: Felbridge Showground, East Grinstead
Type of event: British Showjumping
Date: 30 April
Details: Classes from British Novice to 1.35m open
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Try your hand at JumpCross in Essex

Venue: Codham Park Equestrian, Braintree
Type of event: JumpCross
Date: 30 April
Details: Classes from 40-50cm cross-poles for horses and ponies to 90-105cm. JumpCross is a cross-country length course of showjumps held in a cross-country setting, including ditches and water
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Practice two disciplines in Lancashire

Venue: Church Farm Equestrian Centre, Ormskirk
Type of event: Combined training
Date: 30 April
Details: A range of classes (just dressage is also available) from intro dressage with 50cm to elementary dressage with 1m showjumping
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Spend a day at a show in Gloucestershire

Venue: Tumpy Green Equestrian Centre, Cam
Type of event: Annual open spring show
Date: 1 May
Details: A huge range of classes from 60cm pairs showjumping to M&M showing classes, fancy dress, Thelwell lookalike showing class, 1m showjumping, dressage classes and gymkhana games
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Go eventing in Somerset

Venue: Chard Equestrian
Type of event: Unaffiliated one-day event
Date: 1 May
Details: Classes from 50cm to 90cm
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Fit or fat fun ride in Surrey

Venue: Milford, near Guildford
Type of event: Fit or fat ride
Date: 30 May
Details: 10-mile fun ride over Thursley and Hankley Commons. Maggie Pattinson from On The Hoof Distance Training will be taking your horse’s heart rate and assessing its fitness. This event is very popular and entries are strictly limited. The event is being run to raise funds for bridleway improvements on Whitmoor Common, Guildford
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