All events under the Musketeer & BEDE banner now run as Tri-Star events.
The Shearwater Insurance Tri-Star Grand Slam runs at CIC3* level and offers a £50,000 winner takes all prize for any rider who can win three of the five series events in one season.
The five Tri-Star Grand Slam 2017 events are: Belton International (31 March – 2 April), Barefoot Estates Burnham Market International (13 – 15 April), Houghton International (25 – 28 May), Owen Pugh Burgham International (28 – 30 July) and NAF Five Star Hartpury International (10 – 13 August).
The Tri-Star Saracen Intermediate League covers all Two Star and Intermediate classes at Oasby, Belton Park, Burnham Market, Houghton Hall, Cholmondeley Castle and Osberton. The League will run on British Eventing points, with the rider accumulating the most points during the season from the events rewarded with a range of prizes including a tonne of Saracen Horse Feeds, and three days training with Saracen Horse Feeds brand ambassador and Olympic medallist Carl Hester.
The Tri-Star Saracen Grass Roots Bursary is also an accumulator, this time for riders at BE80T, BE90 and BE100 levels, who have never ridden at Intermediate. All classes at these levels at Oasby, Burnham Market, Whitfield, Shelford Manor, BCA and Cholmondeley Castle will provide point winning opportunities, ten points for the win down to one point for tenth place.