This Sunday’s Berkeley open team chase at New Park Farm, Hystfield, has been upgraded to a Humberts national qualifier.
It will be the first qualifier to run this autumn after four events were postponed or cancelled due to foot-and-mouth.
Organiser Reg Hopkins said: Landowners Colin Pierce and John Troughton decided wed run and everybody in the area is happy. Well have disinfectant mats and vehicles will be sprayed.
The ground and fences look good and were expecting a big turnout Ive had calls from across the country, from Essex to Cornwall.
This news story was first published in Horse & Hound (11 October, ’07)