EHOA Events

Eventing this weekend:

Little Downham & Regional Championship: Ely Eventing Centre, Downham Common, Ely, Little Downham, Cambs, CB6 2TY

  • Kelsall Hill: Kelsall Hill EC, Organsdale Farm, Kelsall, Middlewich Road, Cheshire, CW6 0SR

Event Specifics –

Little Downham – Entrance Policy – All welcome free of charge. U18 COURSEWALKS SUNDAY U18 100 XC walks 7.30 and 10 am meet at start box. SJ 8.30. U18 ON XC walk 12.50pm meet at start box. SJ 13.50pm. All with Debbie Edmundson, please text her on 07879441745 to confirm place. If the XC times don’t suit please contact Debbie to see if an alternate time can be arranged.

Kelsall Hill – Please be aware due to the course change you may be asked to enter the event through the old exit and you will then exit through the old entrance. Please look for the signs on the road side. Dogs must be kept on leads at all times – offending owners will be fined £20. Bib Numbers need to be printed off by the competitors before arrival at the event. These need to be on view in order to gain entrance to the event. Entrance Policy – All competitors must have their bib numbers on display as they enter the event. Non members cars will be charged £5 for a single occupancy car or £10 per car with 1 or more passengers. People on foot will be charged £5 per person. BE members with a current membership card will be allowed free access to the event. This includes owners and riders who do not arrive with their horses. Any disputes will be sorted out at the secretarys office in the main Kelsall Hill building.

Other News:

Tickets still available for the Annual Awards lunch being held at Cheltenham Racecourse. (more details on the website) Included within the ticket price – fabulous 2 course meal in the Festival Restaurant, awards presentation and racing alongside. The shopping village also offers the opportunity to start your Festive shopping!

EHOA Events International

Eventing this week

Another busy week as we head towards the last month of eventing in the UK.

This week’s events :

Little Downham – Ely Eventing Centre, Downham Common, Little Downham, Cambs, CB6 2TY

Osberton – Osberton Estate, Worksop, Worksop, Nottinghamshire, Nottinghamshire, S81 0UG

Event Specifics:

Little Downham

  • No car pass required.
  • The CCI4*-S classes will count towards the EHOA 4* league that has been generously supported by Elite Sportshorse Acquisitions this year. The cheque presentation will take place at the EHOA Annual Awards lunch held at Cheltenham racecourse on Sunday November 19th.
  •  There will be an Owners lunch organised by the team at Little Downham, hoping you have already booked in.


  • Please bring reusable cups, as we are aiming to improve our green credentials. We will have reusable mugs available for sale at £5 each
  • The Owners Facility is the Caunton Clubhouse – which is located round the Bennington Arena. All members, owners, EHOA and HTSG members are welcome.
  • There will be complimentary tea & coffee available throughout the day, with breakfast, light lunches and afternoon tea available for purchase.
  • All owners with horses running at the event will be able to get into the event via their BE QR codes, which can be found on their BE membership login pages.
  • Car Parking for owners with horses running can park in the Owners Car park which is over the hedge from the stables, everyone else can park in the car park which is about 200m from the main arena.
  • For any ticketing queries please email
  • Evening Bistro on Fri & Sat night is available for purchase (via our website) for £33pp. It is a set menu each evening within the Caunton Clubhouse.

Good luck to all competing and please do not hesitate to contact the team at BEDE if you have any questions (

Final note: – Winning owners will have a prize at prize giving so if someone is able to be in attendance that would be fantastic.

Awards Committee EHOA Events Membership Owners

Annual Awards Ceremony,

Dear Members,

We invite you to attend the EHOA Annual Awards Ceremony, to be held together with British Eventing and the British Horse Foundation at Cheltenham Racecourse, from midday on Sunday 19 November 2023. (See attached invitation). 

We are delighted at the prospect of again celebrating the achievements of the eventing season at Cheltenham Racecourse along with our equestrian friends.  The Association, British Eventing and the British Horse Foundation will present their awards and trophies to the leading horses, riders and owners prior to enjoying a delicious lunch in the Festival Restaurant. Afterwards, attendees are free to relax in the restaurant, to follow the excellent racing at the home of jump-racing, or to make a visit to the many quality Christmas shopping stalls. 

  • Tickets include dining and wine, access to the racecourse, race card and parking. Members: £130 ; Guests: £145
  • To reserve tickets please email: 
  • State the number of tickets required, the names of your guests and where possible mention particular dietary, access and seating requirements. 
  • Early reservations to facilitate catering arrangements gratefully received. 

We acknowledge the Association’s partners’ support throughout the season and of this celebration in particular. Brompton Private Wealth, Elite Sporthorse Acquisitions, Shearwater Insurance Services, Taylor Woodcock Kingston, Weatherbys and BETTALIFE. 

We look forward to seeing many members and guests at Cheltenham for a fun filled afternoon.  Book now if you would like to attend.

Very best regards,

The EHOA Board 


Enquiries: 07710 344 008

EHOA Events

Eventing this weekend

Eventing this weekend –

  • Moreton Morrell – Warwickshire College, Moreton Morrell Centre, Warwick, Warwickshire, CV35 9BP
  • South of England International – The South of England Showground, Ardingly, Sussex, RH17 6TL
  • Alnwick Ford – Alnwick Ford Farm, Longframlington, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE65 8EQ
  • Chard – Chard Equestrian, Higher Purtington Show Field, Chard, Somerset,  TA18 8QY

Event Specifics:

Moreton Morrell: Rosettes up to 6th place can be claimed by sending SAE to Wayne Rodwell, Moreton Morrell College, Moreton Morrell, Warwickshire, CV35 9BL.  This must be done by 20th October 2023 latest.  Please state on envelope name of horse, rider, section and bib number. Dressage sheets can be collected on the day from the Information Point after 1 hour of completion of test. The information point is located in the main equine centre by the Therapy Centre & indoor/covered riding arenas -on the way to the dressage field.

South of England: event website: Owners of competing horses are admitted free but must show their membership identification code along with their rider’s number. Passengers that are not Owners must purchase an admission ticket: (Children Under 16 Free). Wristlets will be issued at the main gate on arrival to enable you to walk the cross country course. BE Owners and members can use the members facilities upstairs in the Norfolk pavilion throughout the weekend.

Alnwick Ford: no special notifications this week.

Chard: Directions – From North – Leave M5 at Junction 25 and follow A358 to Chard, after the B&Q store traffic lights take the take 1 st left signposted Cricket St Thomas, at the Tesco roundabout take the A30 to Crewkerne. Follow the road for approx. 4 miles past the Cricket St Thomas Golf Club & The Windwhistle Inn. There is a large layby on the left and a turning right signposted Chard Equestrian Centre and Wayford & Winsham turn right and after a short distance, the showground entrance is on your right. From the west – Leave Exeter on the A30, after Honiton stay on the A30 towards Chard. Go straight through the town of Chard, at the Tesco roundabout take the A30 to Crewkerne. Follow the road for approx. 4 miles past the Cricket St Thomas Golf Club & The Windwhistle Inn. There is a large layby on the left and a turning right signposted Chard Equestrian Centre and Wayford & Winsham turn right and after a short distance, the showground entrance is on your right.

Good luck to everyone with horses out competing this weekend.

Awards EHOA Events International Owners

The Childeric Saddles Little Downham Horse Trials 

The Organisers of Little Downham have been in touch with the very generous offer below.

“Owners of competing horses are offered a light lunch in the officials barn at Little Downham Horse Trials on Tuesday 26th September.  Please email Sarah at by Saturday 23rd September PM to book yourself in. Sponsors Landscope Land & Property are also supporting with a complementary gin bar – a great way to toast a great day!”

Don’t miss out, book today!

EHOA Events International Membership

Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials

Just a quick update on Blenheim for the next few days.

We have a hospitality marquee which overlooks the main arena so you can watch the CCI4*L & CCI4*S from the comfort of our area which has a small garden too. To access the area you must arrive through the Palace Pavilion and be in possession of your EHOA enamel badge or a silver Blenheim Owners wristband to show the security on the entrance. All well behaved dogs welcome.

The CCI4*L winner will receive the perpetual EHOA bronze that was designed by an EHOA member. 

If you are a new member that has recently joined at either Burghley or Cornbury and are planning to attend please contact Alex ASAP so she can issue you your membership card. 

Just a word of warning, there will be no access to the horse trials from the Bladon gate after 8am, you will need to use the main entrance.

Please allow plenty of time for the last part of your journey, there are road works on the A34 junction with the A44 and then some more road works with traffic lights on the A44 heading towards Woodstock. You have been warned!

Good luck to those with horses competing.

EHOA International Membership

Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials

Wednesday sees the start of the International Horse Trials at Blenheim Palace, where the EHOA have a hospitality marquee, which is situated alongside the main arena.

The Trot up starts at 15:00.

Event Details: Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire,  OX20 1PS

If you are an Owner with a horse competing in the International sections you should have received your passes, if not please contact:

Bicycles are permitted for riders, owners and trainers on the designated routes only.  This includes Electric bikes, but they MUST be registered with the Secretary on arrival at the event.  Electric bikes are also available for hire from Eco-Voltz, who will be based on site. They are also a discount provider to all members.

More all information on the event please look at their website:

One other point please – we have a lot of outstanding membership subscriptions – please could you pay if you wish to access the hospitality at Blenheim. Should you no longer wish to be part of the membership, please send me a message, either email or whats app, and I will remove you from the data base.

Thank you

EHOA Events International

Cornbury Horse Trials

Just a quick update on arrangements at Cornbury for the next few days. There is an Owners marquee over looking the main arena where all EHOA members are welcome alongsde Owners of competing horses.

If you are heading to Cornbury, there is Owners parking available. However, it is not that obviously so please take the horseboxes/officials entrance not the new public parking entrance. This will take you past the horseboxes to the owners car park but it’s not signposted owners from the road.

The forecast is for hot weather. While Cornbury  Park’s trees offer plenty of shade and there are great cooling facilities for the horses competing, spectators might be advised to leave dogs at home – and to bring sunscreen and a hat!