SATURDAY 25th – SUNDAY 26th MARCH 2023

LandS Eventing Unaffiliated Horse Trials – Offchurch Bury, Offchurch, Leamington Spa, CV33 9AR

by kind permission of Mr Harry Johnson.

Location: Offchurch Bury, Offchurch, Leamington Spa, Warwickshire, CV33 9AR

Organiser: Lloyd Hunt Mobile: 07976 273289 Email:

Secretary: Mary Hunt Mobile: 07967 457588 or 02476 303094


Entries Online: (not before 11th February)


Entries open: 11th February and will close: 11th March or earlier if full.

Class entry

Getting To Offchurch Bury

Offchurch Bury, Leamington Spa, CV33 9AR

Terms & Conditions

Numbers to be collected from Secretary’s with a start fee of £20.00 payable.


DRESSAGE & SHOW JUMPING ~ Both the Dressage and Show Jumping will be held on grass.

CROSS COUNTRY ~ All tracks are aimed at encouraging horses and their riders. After a break from running Horse Trials, work has been done to the going at Offchurch Bury and the Organisers always aim to do everything possible to ensure good going.

COURSE WALK ~ The course will be available for walking from 2pm on Friday 24th March 2023.

Any rider competing without support please inform the Secretary on the day.

ENTRIES: Online at

All entries are subject to a non-refundable booking fee as stated above.

START FEE: £20 payable on the day.

Late entries may be accepted online if classes are not full at a cost of an additional £5.00

ENTRIES CLOSE: 11th March 2023 or earlier if full.

BODY PROTECTORS: Note these are compulsory for the Cross Country phase and strongly recommended for Show Jumping. Body Protectors should be worn under an air jacket if a competitor chooses to wear one.

BAD WEATHER: Announcements will be made via email and social media – if you are unsure, please contact the Organiser to check if the event is going ahead.

START TIMES: Times will be available from Thursday 23rd March 2023 after 6.00pm at

PRIZES AND ROSETTES: Results will be issued online at following completion of the competition.

Any queries should be raised as soon as possible. Rosettes will be awarded to 10th place. Prize money will be paid by BACS within 7 days of completion of the competition on receipt of a completed prize money claim form. The cut-off date for returning prize money claim forms is 10th April 2023. If your form is received after this date, you will not be paid your prize money.

SUBSTITUTIONS: If substituting either a horse or rider there is a £5 administration fee. Substituting any horse and rider combination in its entirety constitutes a new entry and a fill entry fee must be paid.

WITHDRAWALS: Withdrawals must be registered with the entries secretary in writing via email to or by text message to 07900 994398. Phone calls and social media messages will not be accepted as a formal withdrawal. You must notify the on-site secretary if you wish to withdraw during the event.

Withdrawal Policy:

  1. Withdrawals for whatever reason prior to the closing date (11th March 2023) will receive a refund minus a £10 administration fee.
  2. Withdrawals for whatever reason after closing date (11th March 2023) and before noon on 23rd March 2023 will receive a full refund minus a £10 administration ONLY on receipt of a veterinary or doctor’s certificate that must be presented prior to the day of competition.
  3. Any withdrawal after noon on 23rd March will not be refunded unless we are able to replace the entry from the wait list. By this point we have allocated times for the event.


Number Bibs will not be provided.

In case of abandonment, please call 07976 273289

In the unlikely event of abandonment, £10 from every entry will be kept by the organiser to cover cancellation costs; all the remaining monies will be refunded.

If you are able to offer help with the Event please contact Mary Hunt on 07967 457588 or email


  1. The horse trials will be run under national guidelines unless otherwise stated.
  2. It is compulsory that ALL riders wear hats/helmets up to British Standard Riding Hats confirming All VG1. These standards have changed for this year and the 1998 mark for PAS 015 and the 2001 SNELL no longer being compliant – (PAS 015 MUST NOW BE 2011 and SNELL MUST BE 2016.) All hats must carry a Cotswold Cup Tag or 2023 PC or RC tag.
  3. Riding is a risk sport, and it is compulsory that all riders wear a body protector to the latest BETA standards. You are NOT ALLOWED to wear a BETA Level 3 body protector with a 2000 label. Air Jackets may be worn but in conjunction with a body protector. Please be aware that the safety standard for body protectors is changing for the 2024 season.
  4. It is compulsory that every person entering the one-day event under 18 years of age is accompanied by a responsible adult.
  5. Event stopwatches are permitted.
  6. Dogs are permitted provided they always remain on a short lead.
  7. Horseboxes must NOT be mucked out on site.
  8. The Owner and Organiser of the event reserve the right to remove anyone from the event site at any time without giving a reason.
  9. There will be a doctor and paramedics on site.
  10. There will be a vet and farrier on site.
  11. Horses must be at least 5 years of age. The age will be calculated from 1st January in the year in which it was foaled.
  12. The event may be cancelled without notice due to adverse weather. If there are doubts over the event running, you should contact the organiser. A £25 administration fee will be retained from entry fees in the event of cancellation.
  13. The event may be cancelled without notice due to further incidences of infectious disease. A £25 administration fee will be retained from entry fees in the event of cancellation. Unfortunately, we are unable to insure against infectious diseases.
  14. You accept our withdrawal and cancellation policies as stated on the schedule.
  15. Any complaints or queries must be given in writing to the secretary within 30 minutes of the scores being posted with a fee of £10 which will be refunded if the objection is upheld.
  16. The fall of a competitor in any phase of the event results in elimination. Any rider who falls must be checked by the Doctor prior to leaving the site.
  17. Outside assistance is forbidden and will result in elimination.
  18. Anyone on the event site must expect to have their photograph taken and we reserve the right to publish suitable photographs along with names if relevant. If you do not wish for your photograph to be taken, please inform the secretary.
  19. Competitors must be at least 10 years old on the 01/01/2023. For competitors in the under 18’s sections, riders age will be taken as per the 01/01/2023.
  20. Horses with novice or above BE points cannot qualify for Cotswold Cup Championships as per published rules on website.
  21. Please refer to for qualification rules for Cotswold Cup.
  22. Safeguarding and Code of Conduct: We take this seriously at all Competitions. Please see our Policy available online.



All horses/ponies should have received a vaccination within 12 months of the date of the competition having already received their initial course of injections. There must be six clear days between the last vaccination and the date of the competition. Random checks will be taking place.

This policy is non-negotiable.

Personal Injury and Insurance:

The event site owner nor organiser does not insure the rider, your horse, your tack or your equipment. You are strongly advised to have in place your own adequate insurance at all times.

The venue, nor anyone included in the organisation of the event will not be held responsible for ANY accident, injury or loss to any person or their property however this may be caused.

Riding horses is a high-risk sport and riders taking part in this event acknowledge this and do so at their own risk and that the organisers and land owner will not be accountable or responsible for any loss, damage or injury to the rider, horse or equipment caused, including Covid-19.

Health and Safety:

The organisers of this event have taken all reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective, everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and to prevent accidents occurring and must obey the rules and instructions of the organisers, stewards, and officials.