Monday May 17, 2021
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Cross Country/Eventing

UPCOMING COMPS-  Our Eventing organiser will keep you informed of whats on, please use Area 9 webpage and our FB members page to give you up to date information. 






Eventing combines dressage, show jumping and cross-country. Members should attend the General Working Rallies to practice flatwork and jumping as well as discipline specific training to improve their riding.

We have a thriving mini and junior group of members taking part in training and competitions regularly and these young riders feed into our senior teams.  

Competitions are held throughout the spring, summer and autumn. Some members will be working towards selection for the Area & Grassroots Eventing Teams; others towards other eventing competitions and Hunter Trails or just for fun and to improve riding.

In winter there are regular Arena Eventing competitions locally at Lincomb Equestrian & Summerhouse and a little further afield at Wickstead Horseplay to name but three.

For younger members dressage tests may be called and lead rein/assisted riders are allowed at many competitions for all phases.

Please note that members will be alerted via the NHHPC Facebook page to rallies and training that is coming up and spaces can go quickly. So get ahead and book in advance as directed when the newsletters come out via e-mail if you don’t use the NHHPC Facebook page.

You will need to meet the eligibility criteria for Area Eventing in order to be considered for entry either as an individual or as part of a team.

  • Horse/Pony and rider combination must have attended at least 3 Working Rallies since 1st July in the previous year and at least one in the current year, as for the other disciplines, in order to be considered to represent the Branch at Novice, Intermediate or Open level.
  • In addition, they are required to attend XC Training sessions.


 For XC training and events you will need:

Neck strap or martingale (with stopper)
Body protector
Long sleeved top
No fixed peaks on hat
Hair net
Jodhpur boots with chaps or long riding boots