Portman Hunt Hunter Trial
Sunday 7th October 2018 (9am start)

Address:

OCHILL BARN, HIGHER HOUGHTON
NR BLANDFORD FORUM
(grid ref: ST797050)

BY KIND PERMISSION OF ANDREW LANGMEAD & THE PORTMAN HUNT BRANCH OF THE PONY CLUB


Info:

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Entries Secretary:

Mrs J Stockdale
Mallyan
Portman Road
Pimperne
Dorset
DT11 8UL

07732 279070


Entries:

ENTER ONLINE AT: www.horse-events.co.uk
PLEASE FIND POSTAL ENTRY FORM FOR AT THE WEBSITE ABOVE
ONLINE PRE ENTRIES CLOSE 5TH OCTOBER 2018 (midnight)
LATE ENTIRES ACCEPTED ON THE DAY £4.00 EXTRA PER CLASS
THE COURSE WILL BE OPEN FOR INSPECTION ON SATURDAY THE 6TH OCTOBER 2018 2PM TO 6PM
MEDICAL FEE: £3 PER RIDER
POSTAL ENTRIES WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED USING THE CORRECT ENTRY FORM.
HIRE OF NUMBER BIBS £10 DEPOSIT


Classes:

CLASS 1: 1’9” (START 9AM)

FENCES WILL NOT EXCEED 1’9”.
OPEN TO ANY COMBINATION NOT TO HAVE BEEN PLACED
1ST OR 2ND OR WON OVER £30 IN ANY HUNTER TRIAL.
THIS CLASS WILL BE JUDGED ON STYLE
ENTRY FEE: £12.00


CLASS 2: 1’9”- 2’3” PAIRS

FENCES WILL NOT EXCEED 2’3. OPEN TO ANY COMBINATION NOT TO HAVE BEEN PLACED
1ST OR 2ND OR WON OVER £30 IN ANY HUNTER TRIAL.
COURSE WILL BE OPEN FLAGGED FROM 1’9-2’3. SOME DRESSING FENCES.
ENTRY FEE: £18.00


CLASS 3: 2’3”

FENCES WILL NOT EXCEED 2’3” IN HEIGHT. OPEN TO ANY COMBINATION NOT TO HAVE BEEN PLACED
1ST OR 2ND OR WON OVER £30 IN ANY 2’6” HUNTER TRIAL.
THIS CLASS WILL BE JUDGED ON STYLE.
ENTRY FEE: £12.00


CLASS 4: 2’6”

(WILL NOT START BEFORE MIDDAY)
FENCES WILL NOT EXCEED 2’6” IN HEIGHT. OPEN TO ANYONE NOT TO HAVE WON A 2’6” HUNTER TRIAL.
THIS CLASS WILL INCLUDE A TIMED SECTION
ENTRY FEE £20.00
The Portman Cub will be awarded to the highest placed Portman junior subscriber (16yrs & under).


CLASS 5: 2’6” PAIRS

FENCES WILL NOT EXCEED 2’6” IN HEIGHT. SOME DRESSING FENCES.
THIS CLASS WILL INCLUDE A TIMED SECTION
The Portman Fox will be awarded to the best Portman horse owned
and ridden by an adult farmer or subscriber in the Portman Hunt.
ENTRY FEE: £20.00


CLASS 6: 2’9”

FENCES WILL NOT EXCEED 2’9” IN HEIGHT. THIS CLASS WILL INCLUDE A TIMED SECTION.
The Portman Fox will be awarded to the best Portman horse owned
and ridden by an adult farmer or subscriber in the Portman Hunt.
ENTRY FEE: £20.00


CLASS 7: OPEN

FENCES WILL NOT EXCEED 3’3” IN HEIGHT. THIS CLASS WILL INCLUDE A TIMED SECTION. OPEN TO ANYONE!
ENTRY FEE: £20.00


DIRECTIONS:

From Blandford Forum:
Take the road to Winterborne Stickland, then head towards Turnworth.
Approx. 1.8 miles outside the village (Hedge End) take a left hand turn (Water Lane);
continue up the hill and take the 2nd left – signed Milton Abbas.
Ochill is on your left after approx. 0.5 mile.

From Dorchester:
In Winterborne Whitechurch, at the Milton Arms, take the turn to Milton Abbas.
Do not turn down to Milton Abbas;
continue along this road – the Hunter Trial will be signed on the right before you reach Bulbarrow Hill.


CONDITIONS

1. All competitors must wear British Standard Approved hard hats.
2. Body protectors are advised; any body protector worn must conform to British Standard.
3. No horse may compete more than once in each class unless HC.
4.  Neither the organisers nor anyone acting on their behalf accept any liability for the loss, damage, accident, injury or illness to horses/ponies, riders, spectators or any other person or property whatsoever.
5. Health & Safety – The organisers of this event have taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone
present. For these measures to be effective, everyone must take reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents occurring and
must obey the instructions of the organisers and all the officials and stewards.
The application for entry to this competition constitutes acceptance of these conditions
6.  In the event of cancellation of the Hunter Trials, monies will be refunded less £5.00 administration fee
7.  Organisers reserve the right to cancel the event or alter timings of phases and to divide or amalgamate classes according to
entries 8.  Dogs to be kept on short leads at all times
9. No entry fees will be refunded without a doctor or vet certificate
10. The First aid charge is a one off charge per competitor. (Not per round!)
In the Event of bad weather it is the responsibility of the competitors to check that the event has not been cancelled.