Bourne Valley Riding Club Unaffiliated Dressage (Results Available)

Show Date
Sat, Apr 17, 2021
Closing Date
Sat, Apr 10, 2021
Starting Times:

Starting times will be available on from Thursday 15th April, 6pm or by telephoning Becky on 07500 873258 between 8-9pm

Class 1
Introductory - A ( 2008) - Short    
Entry Fee:
Member Fee:
Start time (approx.) 10am.
Class 2
Preliminary - Test 1 ( 2006) - Short    
Entry Fee:
Member Fee:
Start time (approx.) 10.30am.
Class 3
Preliminary - Test 12 ( 2005) - Short    
Entry Fee:
Member Fee:
Revised Collective marks 2016
Start time (approx.) 11am.
Class 4
Novice - Test 27 ( 2007) - Short    
Entry Fee:
Member Fee:
Start time (approx.) 12pm.
Class 5
Pick A Test - PYO    
Entry Fee:
Member Fee:

BD Novice 28 (2008)
or BD Elementary 42 (2008)
or BD Medium 63 (2002)

Choose one of the above tests, all ridden in 20 x 40 arena.
Results will be decided on the highest percentage scored irrespective of the test ridden.
Start time (approx.) 12.30pm.

Show Secretary: Bourne Valley Riding Club
Email:, Website:

Larkhill, Knighton Down , Larkhill , Near Amesbury , Wiltshire SP48AT
Map Link: SP48AT

Show Information

Schedule (PDF) can be found

Venue Entrance: What3Words

Directions: (Follow BVRC signs )
From the East: Leave A303 at Amesbury Countess Services roundabout. Take A345 to Durrington. At next roundabout where A345 meets A3028 from Bulford, take second exit (A345) signed Marlborough, Upavon, Netheravon.
Remain on A345 for just over 1 mile. Just after 2 white houses on the left (postcode SP4 8AT), turn left onto Tank Track at ‘C’ Crossing (signified by big posts with yellow tops, Grid SU 153 459 What3Words: ///diggers.mushroom.windmills).Follow the gravel track (1.5miles) past Queen's Building on the right. Proceed to Larkhill Camp back gates (What3Words: ///unfocussed.victor.heeding). Turn right to Knighton Down.
From the West: On the Shrewton to Durrington Road (The Packway), before Larkhill Camp, pass the military compound (on your right). Turn left onto the tank track (Grid SU 118 445, opposite where a belt of trees meets the road What3Words: ///hurray.letters.losing). Follow the track, keeping right, to T junction and turn right. Proceed to Larkhill Camp back gates (What3Words: ///unfocussed.victor.heeding). Turn left to Knighton Down.

Organiser: Ros Kershaw, Beggars Folly, Tangley , Andover, Hants SP11 0RU Tel: 07887 792730
For emergency use & ONLY AVAILABLE ON 17th April mobile: 07377 087121
BVRC Organisers/Secretaries are not able to respond to TEXT messages

The event will be run in accordance with Government & BRC COVID-19 regulations & guidelines in place on the date of the competition.
Strategy for COVID-19 will be published on 


Riders must be 14 years or older

Entries will be strictly limited & close on Saturday 10th April


Late Entries may be available, numbers permitting, until Tuesday 13th April at an extra cost of £2/class

Competitor numbers will be allocated.
Please use Bridle numbers (2) if possible, otherwise tie-on card numbers will be available.

The competition will be on grass using 2 arenas.

The venue offers plenty of space and a quiet relaxed atmosphere, ideal for a return to competition.

Every effort will be made to minimise waiting times between classes, but please remember that the event organisers and their teams are volunteers who give up their time for your benefit. 
We are privileged to have the use of this site.
Please clear up all droppings & DO NOT feed hay outside of your lorry / trailer.
Leave area tidy.


Payment Details & Event Fees

Entries in advance only. You can book using our Secure Online Entry System.
Payment is secure and it goes directly to Bourne Valley Riding Club.
You will receive an email confirmation of your booking and payment.
Entries secretary: Becky Miles, The Stables,  Park Farm, Avington, Winchester, Hants SO21 1BZ Tel: 07500 873258 

Entry Fee: BVRC £14, Non BVRC £15.

Late Entries (numbers permitted) at an extra £2/class.

Prize Information

Rosettes/Certificates to 6th place & best BVRC member in each class.

Please leave a 'LARGE LETTER' SAE for Dressage Sheets/Rosettes to be posted.

Terms & Conditions

General Hazard Warnings for Salisbury Plain Training Area.
The course and its surroundings are sited on a MOD range and training area, where live ammunition has been used. Please observe the following precautions:
a. Approach and leave the course area using the signed routes and tracks.
b. Do not stray away from these routes or the environs of the course.
c. Do not touch any suspected munitions or any unfamiliar objects, even if you think they are safe or harmless. Any such objects sited must be reported to the Secretary’s Tent as soon as possible.
d. Be on the lookout for overgrown slit trenches, bomb craters, scrap metal, wire and trip flares.
e. Give priority to any military personnel & vehicles.

Health & Safety Policy The organiser of this event has taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health & safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective, everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents and shall obey the instructions of the organiser, and all officials & stewards.

Competition Notes:
For the avoidance of doubt, competitors shall understand that the rules and conditions of entry (listed below) are the sole terms under which the Bourne Valley Riding Club (BVRC) organises competitions. Competitors shall not enter BVRC events unless they have read, understood and fully accepted these terms.

BVRC General Rules & Conditions of Entry

  1. All classes will be run in accordance with current Official Rules for British Riding Clubs' Competitions. 
  2. It shall be deemed a condition of entry that neither the organisers nor land owners nor their agents shall be held responsible for any loss, injury, damage to competitors, onlookers, their property, servants or horses or ponies, howsoever caused.
  3. Competitors shall be 14 years of age or older at the closing date for entry.
  4. Anyone who is competing, exercising, handling or responsible for a horse and is not a British Riding Clubs (BRC) member must have their own third party insurance.
  5. Horses and ponies shall be 4 years of age or older at the closing date for entry.
  6. Horses may be ridden once only in each class in Classes 1-4 or once only in each test in Class 5, PYO dressage.
  7. Everyone mounted, whether or not a competitor, shall wear correct riding clothes, which must include ‘Protective Headwear’, with a harness properly adjusted and fastened. 
    Failure to do so will incur elimination.
    ‘Protective Headwear’ constitutes a hat meeting one of the following standards: 
    British PAS 015:1998 or 2011 } Provided they are BSI Kitemarked 
    European VG1 01.040: 2014-12 } or Inspec IC marked 
    American ASTM F1163: (2004a or 04a onwards) Provided they are marked SEI or SNELL E2001 or SNELL E2016 provided they have official SNELL label and number. 
    Australian & New Zealand AS/NZS 3838 2006 onwards Provided they are SAI Global marked 
    Skullcaps must be worn with an appropriate coloured silk. 
  8. Long riding boots, designed for riding, or short riding boots with either gaiters of same leather and colour or suede half chaps, of identical colour to the boots and with no decoration or tassels of any sort, are to be worn.
    Gloves are compulsory.
  9. Hair must be neatly secured and MUST not hang lower than the shoulder line when standing normally. Jewellery including body piercing components and therapeutic medical devices (wristbands) must be removed. If removal is not possible, items must be covered up by clothing or gloves. This will be done at the rider’s own risk.
  10. Competitors must report to the steward 10 minutes before their given start time. 
    Failure to do so may incur elimination. 
  12. The organisers reserve the right in the light of prevailing circumstances to cancel the event, alter classes, Judges, times, prize money or any other published information.
  13. In all cases the Judge's decision is final. Any objection shall be accompanied by a deposit of £20 and within half an hour of the incident. The deposit will be returned only if the objection is upheld.
  14. In the event of any dispute, which cannot be satisfactorily resolved, the BVRC may, at its option, agree to a full or partial refund of the competitor’s entry fees. For the avoidance of doubt claims for consequential liability, expenses or other payments shall in no circumstances be accepted.
  15. Refunds or transfer of entry fees will only be made after close of entries, on production of a vet or doctor's certificate, except in the event of cancellation when all fees will be refunded less a small proportion to cover non-recoverable costs.
  16. Medical facilities on the showground will be limited to standard NHS accident & emergency callout.
  17. Any veterinary services utilised (including horse transportation, accommodation or legal disposal of deceased animals) shall be charged to and paid by the competitor. The BVRC does not guarantee that there will be immediate access to a veterinary services or a horse ambulance on the showground, unless otherwise stated. 
  18. Any farrier services utilised shall be charged to and paid for by the competitor. Unless otherwise stated, the BVRC does not guarantee that there will be immediate access to a farrier on the showground.
  19. BVRC does not guarantee that the showground is a secure site or that the showground perimeter cannot be breached by runaway animals. It is the responsibility of the competitor to ensure, so far as is possible, that runaways cannot occur.
  20. The BVRC’s responsibility for runaway animals shall be limited to informing the local civil or military police. All costs incurred in any recovery including the cost of any damages incurred during the incident shall be charged to & paid by the competitor.
  21. Please refer to BVRC website for information on BVRC Privacy Policy which specifies use of details provided.


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