The first steps back towards the return of competition *H&H Plus*

Following the government’s decision to allow only six people to meet up while exercising or taking part in non-elite sport in England at the current time, H&H has spoken to British Showjumping, British Eventing and British Dressage to find out the impact on plans for the resumption of equestrian sport...

The first affiliated training shows since the start of lockdown look set to run this weekend, as equestrian sport’s governing bodies work together on plans for safe resumption of sport.

British Showjumping (BS) had announced a plan on 22 May for the non-competitive events to run from 1 June, with a raft of safety measures to protect all involved. And while updates announced at the weekend have changed proposals somewhat, a number of centres hope to run viable events.

Although elite sport may resume, behind closed doors, with more people and stringent safety measures, other sports must adhere to the fact each person can meet a maximum of five others (eight in Scotland, or only two households in Wales) while exercising or taking part in sport.

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