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Date: Sunday 14 June 2015
Organisers: John Tilley and Marcus Clinton
Contact: Northumberland College: 01670 841277/01670 841200/07712 896364/07957 309082; firstname.lastname@example.org; www.northland.ac.uk
Entries open: 11 May
Ballot date: 25 May at 12 noon
Entries close: 4 June
Link to Kirkley Hall entries: www.britisheventing.com/kirkleyhall
How to get there
The event is located at Kirkley Hall, Northumberland College, Ponteland NE20 0AQ.
What the organisers say
The event is sponsored by Speedflex.
The dressage and showjumping arenas are sited on flat ground and close to the lorry park. We will have a variety of showjumps with the aim of making the courses as attractive and inviting as possible.
The cross-country course-designer is Peter Wilson. The courses take full advantage of Kirkley Hall’s natural terrain, offering a variety of woodland, gradients, water crossings and galloping stretches on well-established, permanent pasture. There will be a mixture of permanent and portable fences all decorated by the college’s horticulture department.
A new water fence has been added for 2015, as well as a sunken road, steps and a coffin type complex. The BE90 and BE100 tracks include a new extra loop.
The courses suit all combinations, including first-timers, as a variety of questions will be asked but there will be alternatives at the more difficult fences.
Percentage of cross-country clears 2014
Fixture cancelled in 2014
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