Cholmondeley Castle – Unaffiliated Horse Trials: 7TH & 8TH AUGUST 2021

Event details

  • Friday | 7 August 2021 to Saturday | 7 August 2021
  • 8:00 am
  • Cholmondeley Castle, SY14 8AH




7TH & 8TH 2021

At: Cholmondeley Castle, Malpas, Cheshire, United Kingdom, SY14 8AH

Classes at 80cm, 90cm, 100cm, 110cm

Entries Open 29th August 12:00

Entries close: 07th August or when full

Entries Secretary: Jenny Meiklejohn 

[email protected]

01485 210070

All classes are open to everyone.

Cross Country Course designed by BE Gold XC Course Designer Alec Lochore.



Class 1 – 80

Dressage Test: BE95 (2012)

Show Jumping & Cross Country: 80cm

Entry Fee: £60 + £6 first aid (including VAT)

Class 2- 90

Dressage Test: BE95 (2012)

Show Jumping & Cross Country: 90cm

Entry Fee: £65 + £6 first aid (including VAT)

Class 3 – 100

Dressage Test: BE106 (2012)

Show Jumping & Cross Country: 100cm

Entry Fee: £65 + £6 first aid (including VAT)



Class 4- 90

Dressage Test: BE95 (2012)

Show Jumping & Cross Country: 90cm

Entry Fee: £65 + £6 first aid (including VAT)

Class 5 – 100

Dressage Test: BE106 (2012)

Show Jumping & Cross Country: 100cm

Entry Fee: £65 + £6 first aid (including VAT)

Class 6 – 110

Dressage Test: BE111 (2012)

Show Jumping & Cross Country: 110cm

Entry Fee: £75 + £6 first aid (including VAT)

*we reserve the right to move classes to the Sunday depending on entries

Entries Close – 07th August 2020 Entries can be made at

Withdrawal date – 11 August 2020

Start Times – Times will be available on the Musketeer website by 7pm on 13th August 2020.

Late Entries – Entries may be accepted after the closing date of entries subject to space and a £5 late entry surcharge.

Course Walking – The course may be walked from 2pm on 14th August 2020. All courses will be available to download from The Cross-Country App.

COVID-19 Protocols – please make sure you have read and understood all covid-19 protocols which are available at – each Competitor is ONLY allowed to bring 1 additional supporting person and 1 owner with them.

 Terms and Conditions

  1. The horse trials will be run mainly in conjunction with British Eventing rules.
  2. Hard hats to BE/PC/RC specifications must be worn at all times when mounted.
  3. Body protectors to current BE/PC/RC standards are recommended in all phases but are compulsory for the cross country phase. Air Jackets may be worn but must be worn over a body protector.
  4. It is compulsory that every person entering Cholmondeley Castle HT who is under the age of 18 years of age is accompanied by a responsible adult.
  5. Event stopwatches are allowed.
  6. It is compulsory that all dogs must be kept on leads at all times.
  7. Horseboxes are not to be mucked out on site.
  8. The Management of Cholmondeley Castle Estate & Musketeer Event Management reserves the right to remove anyone from the event at any time without giving a reason.
  9. A paramedic team will be in attendance at the event.
  10. A vet and a farrier will either be present or on call.
  11. The event may be cancelled without notice due to adverse weather. In the event of adverse weather it is recommended that you check social media @musketeerevents and the website before you depart.
  12. All horses/ponies must be 5 years and over.
  13. No horse/pony may compete in more than one class.
  14. If the event is canceled, entry fees will be refunded, minus a £10 admin fee per entry.
  15. Any queries or complaints must be in writing and handed to the Organiser within 30 minutes of the incident together with a fee of £20, which will be refunded if the objection is upheld.
  16. Once a class has been entered, refunds will only be given when accompanied with a veterinary or doctor’s certificate.
  17. In the event of any rider traveling to a show on their own, details of a contact should be left with the secretary in case of an accident.
  18. Any person who fails to comply with these terms & conditions will be liable to forfeit their fees & expulsion from the showground.

By making an entry you are agreeing that all personal onsite will adhered to the strict COVID-19 protocols these can be found at

Special Notices – There will be on event measures and protocols designed to safeguard everyone’s health and wellbeing during the current and continuing COVID-19 situation, by entering the event you are agreeing to adhere to these protocols and help us to ensure that eventing can continue in a safe and appropriate manner.

All pre-event and on event protocols will be provided on the acceptance of entries as well as being available on the website;

In the case of Abandonment please phone 01485 210070. Please make sure you check social media for updates.

 Health and Safety – The organisers have taken reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone attending this event.  For these measures to be effective everyone present must themselves take reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents. Instructions given by any Official must be obeyed. Any animal not under control or in any way constituting a danger may be asked to leave the showground. Owners enter their horses/ponies at their own risk, and it is a condition of entry that no liability of any kind attaches itself to Musketeer Event Management.

 Personal Injury and Equipment Insurance Notice – Musketeer Event Management does not insure the rider, your horse or your tack and equipment. You are strongly advised to have in place your own adequate personal accident insurance at all times. The Venue, Musketeer Event Management or anyone involved in the organisation of the event will not be held responsible for any accident, injury or loss to any person or their property however this may be caused.