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
    Visit: Enter now with Equo

    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
    Visit: Enter now with Equo

    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
    Visit: Enter now with Equo

    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
    Visit: Enter now with Equo

    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
    Visit: Enter now with Equo

    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
    Visit: Enter now with Equo

    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
    Visit: Enter now with Equo

    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
    Visit: Enter now with Equo

    Go eventing in Somerset

    Venue: Chard Equestrian
    Type of event: Unaffiliated one-day event
    Date: 1 May
    Details: Classes from 50cm to 90cm
    Visit: Enter now with Equo

    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
    Visit: Enter now with Equo

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