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NAF Five Star National Horse Trials Championships

6 - 8 August 2021

Swalcliffe Park, Grange Farm, Swalcliffe, Banbury, OX15 5EX

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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).

There are seven classes for members to compete in:

  • Senior HT80 - one day
  • Senior HT90 - two day
  • Senior HT100 - three day
  • Open HT100+ - three day
  • Open HT80 - one day
  • Junior HT80 - one day
  • Junior HT90 - two day
  • Junior HT100 - three day

At the championships, the one-day events are as per the qualifiers. 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 brcentries@bhs.org.uk 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.

Click here for extra information on the additional awards.

  • Alexa King Memorial Trophy 
  • Carefree Trophy
  • Club Award
  • Call Me Finn

Stabling
Online Stable Booking is available for BRC championships. Once your booking account is created, it can be used for any future championship stabling bookings. Please note, stabling closes 21 days before the start of competition.

*IMPORTANT* Take extra care to ensure you are booking onto the correct championships. Booking onto the wrong championships in error could in there not being a stable free or additional charges. 

Hat Tagging and Body Protectors
Hat and Body Protector standards accepted in BRC competitions and guidelines can be found on the BRC Downloads page.

All members are required to have their hats tagged before competing in any BRC qualifier or championship. All competitors in BRC cross-country phases must wear a body protector up to the current standards specified in the guidelines. 

Trade Stands
If you are interested in bringing a Trade Stand to this event, please get in contact with Meg Haase (meg.haase@bhs.org.uk, 02476 840595)

Championship Refunds
British Riding Clubs have once again taken out abandonment insurance for the championships that have a greater likelihood of being subject to weather related abandonment. These championships are: the Arena Eventing, the National Horse Trials and the National Championships. This insurance covers these events in the case of abandonment due to adverse weather conditions. Should any of these three events be cancelled due to adverse weather conditions, and the insurance policy conditions are satisfied, then all championship entry fees and stable booking fees will be refunded in full. This excludes all pre-entry fees for the championship, and area entry fees for the associated qualifiers. For all other BRC events, the refund policy as detailed in the current BRC Handbook will stand.


Below is a taster of what to expect at the NAF Five Star Horse Trials Championships - we hope to see you there! 

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