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We are delighted to welcome back NAF as sponsors of the National Horse Trials Championships.
5 - 7 August 2022
Venue: Swalcliffe Park, Grange Farm, Swalcliffe, Banbury OX15 5EX
The BRC NAF Five Star National Horse Trials Championships is a competition for both seniors and juniors, teams and individuals. The event consists of dressage, show jumping and cross country phases as well as roads and tracks and steeplechase for selected classes (please see below for which classes this applies to).
At the championships, the one-day events are as per the qualifiers for 2021 in order to limit people on site on a given day. On years when we can run Long Format and 2 and 3 day events: The two-day event classes complete their dressage and show jumping on the first day followed by the roads and tracks, steeplechase and cross-country on the second day. The three-day event classes complete their dressage one day one, roads and tracks, steeplechase and cross-country on day two with the show jumping on the final day in reverse order of overnight placings. Details on the number of jumping efforts, maximum heights and distances can be found in the BRC Handbook.
Additional awards are also given at this championship. For eligibility criteria for these, please see the information sheet below. To enter, simply fill in a form and send it to email@example.com or print off send it in with your championship entry form - there is no additional fee. NB: You must have qualified for a championship class to be considered for these awards.
Please download the schedule here
Stabling is not currently open for this year’s championship.
Once our Championships stabling is open you can book via the online booking system.
Please note booking closes 21 days before the start of the competition.
All our members are required to have their hats tagged before competing in any BRC qualifier or championship.
For acceptable specifications, please review our Hat Standards Guidelines.
If you are interested in bringing a Trade Stand to this event, please do get in touch and we will be happy to advise.
Intermediate Winter Championships
The Intermediate Winter Championship will feature both dressage and show jumping competitions for our junior and senior members.
Arena Eventing Championships
The Arena Eventing Championships will consist of a course of showjumps immediately followed by a course of cross-country fences.
Novice Winter Championships
The dressage and showjumping competitions are open to both teams and individuals, with separate classes across the two disciplines for both our junior and senior members.
The Combined challenge is an excellent test of the ability and timing of a horse and rider to negotiate a show jumping course followed by a cross-county course on grass, in an arena.
Dressage to Music Championships
The DTM Championships offers a range of classes for both senior and junior members allowing competitors to ride from prelim up to our unique ‘pick your own’ class, which caters for those wishing to compete at medium and advanced medium level.