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The 2023 Event season

The 2023 Event season is here – the wait is over!

Just a few things to enable you to enjoy the season ahead.

Events this first weekend:

Epworth (1) and Poplar Park

Epworth (1) – Venue address: Epworth Equestrian, Scawcett Lane, Doncaster, Epworth, North Lincolnshire, DN9 1LQ

Poplar Park – venue address: Poplar Park Equestrian Centre, Poplar Farm, Woodbridge, Hollesley, Suffolk IP12 3NA

A small update from the Poplar Park organisers:

All proceeds from our Event go to our local Riding for the Disabled, The East Anglian Air Ambulance and the Ipswich Core Cadets.

Dressage starts 7.40 each day, showjumping 8.30, XC 9.30.

If you have a disability, David our TA, or Rob our XC steward will always take you around the XC course in their vehicle. 

For those travelling some important details about planned road closures on Friday and Saturday below


  • A12 northbound Jct 25 carriageway closure: A12 both directions Jct 19 to Jct 29 – carriageway closures, lane closures, contraflow and diversion route. Lay-bys permanently closed for duration of works.
  • A12 southbound Jct 32a to Jct 29 carriageway closure: A12 both directions Colchester to Copdock Interchange – carriageway closure.
  • A12 northbound Jct 23 to Jct 24 carriageway closure:  A12 both directions Jct 23 to Jct 24 – carriageway closures, lane closures and diversion routes for carriageway.
  • A12 northbound Jct 19 Entry Slip carriageway closure: A12 northbound Jct 19 – entry slip road closure and diversion route
  • A14 eastbound Jct 44 to 49 carriageway closure: A14 both directions Jct 43 to Jct 49 – carriageway closures followed by contraflow.
  • A14 eastbound Jct 8 entry slip road closure: A14 eastbound and westbound Jct 4 to Jct 10 Slip road and lane closures due to electrical works. Diversion in place.


  • A12 northbound Jct 19 Entry Slip carriageway closure and diversion route

If you have any pictures of you and your horses at either of the above events please do send them in ( – we do like to see our members out and about enjoying themselves and would be keen to share them on our social media pages or tag us in of your own pages. 

Good luck and kick on.


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