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Eventing this weekend & other updates

Eventing this weekend –

Frickley Park International & Regional Championship – Frickley Hall, Frickley Estate, Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN5 7BU

Solihull (2) – Solihull Riding Club, Four Ashes Road, Bentley Heath, Solihull, Bentley Heath, West Midlands, B93 8QE

Launceston (2) – St Leonards Equestrian Centre, Launceston, Polson, Cornwall, PL15 9QR

Tomorrow sees the start of Frickley Park, some updates from the Organisers I need to highlight. BE80 Competitors in Section H2, please check your DRESSAGE times as start time has been put back 1 hour. International 2* and 3*competitors, please take your passports to dressage to check in with the FEI vet. British Eventing Members get FREE entry to spectate, just present your membership card at the gate. Parking increases to £18 per car (admits all occupants) from Friday 18th August. Please allow extra time when travelling to Frickley Park Horse Trials due to works taking place on the A1 which are causing delays. Frickley Restaurant – There are a few spaces left to enjoy a delicious 3 course meal on Friday/ Saturday evenings.  Priced at £38 per person and can be booked here: https://frickleypark.co.uk/buy-tickets/  Just a heads up about Dogs – must be kept on a lead or risk a £30 fine, you have been warned!

Solihull – no car pass required. All money prize winners will be required to apply for BACS payment on a form which can be downloaded from BE website or Eventing Scores website. Rosettes and Dressage sheets to be collected from Information Hub on the day.

Launceston – Directions – Easily accessible just 1.5 miles from A30 Liftondown turnoff. Parking mostly on hard-standing just off the A388. Please follow the stewards’ guidance to your parking place – all lorry parking will be spaced further apart than normal. No cars will be allowed in the lorry parks. Dogs must be kept on leads at all times and must not enter the dressage area. Entrance Policy – Free to BE members, with membership card. Otherwise, £10.00 per adult, Kids free.

Other things to note –

Burghley EHOA Drinks Reception – please apply for tickets if you would like to attend, they are going quickly and I wouldn’t want you to miss out.

Blair Castle – At Blair every year there is a team of people that manage to get some golf in! If you play golf and would like to join in, pack your clubs and get in touch with Jamie Innes (james.innes2@virgin.net ) the man in the know! Blair is a 9 hole course and great fun. We might even find a prize for the winner if they are an EHOA member!

EHOA facilities on offer at Blair too and we are on the look out for some volunteers who could help man the tent this year. Please get in touch – theehoa@gmail.com

Have a good weekend,

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