15th/16th/17th July 2022


Barbury Castle Estate, Nr Marlborough, Rockley,

Wiltshire, SN8 1RS


CLASSES AT 80cm, 90cm and 100cm

BD Judges, BS standard SJ and BE standard XC courses



Organiser - Musketeer Event Management

All general queries to



Telephone: 07900 994398


Secretary - Vanessa Luff 


Telephone: 01485 21007


Course Designer  - Alec Lochore

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Entries open - 08.06.2022

Entries close / withdrawal date  - midday 04.07.2022 or when full

Enter at –  or


Start fee:  is incorporated into the entry fee

Booking fee - paid as part of entry fee - £2



Rosettes to 6th place in each section.


Course Walking:

The course may be walked from 2pm on Thursday 14th July. All courses will be available to download from The Cross-Country App.


Start Times:

Times will be available on  by 7pm on Wednesday 13th July.


Late Entries:

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


Number Bibs:

These are not provided. A4 paper inserts must be printed at home ahead of the competition. These must bedownloaded from; once times are out. 


Owners / Spectators:

There is no limit on owners and spectators. It is free admission to attend the Unaffiliated Event. 


Dressage Sheets: 

Will be available for collection on event.



Hot and cold refreshments available throughout the event.



Local stabling is available from £30 per night. Please check our website for our list of offsite providers or by emailing



Qualifier for Cotswold Cup Championships



All horses/ponies should have received a vaccination within 12 months of the date of the competition having already received their initial course of injections. There must be six clear days between the last vaccination and the date of the competition. Random checks will be taking place.


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. ALL hats must have an UpToDate tag.

  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 Barbury Castle 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 Barbury Castle & 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 4 years and over. 

  13. No horse/pony may compete in more than one class.

  14. Substitutions Substituting a horse and rider combination in its entirety constitutes a new entry and a full entry fee must be paid plus a £5 administration fee. If substituting horse OR rider a £5 administration fee will be payable.

  15. Cancellation If the event is cancelled before 5th July, entry fees will be refunded, minus a £10 admin fee per entry after the 4th of July a £25.00 admin fee will be deducted. 

  16. COVID-19 Cancellation

Prior to closing entries (CoE) or 21 days prior to event, whichever occurs first – 100%

Post CoE:

From CoE to 14 days prior to the first day of competition –                          80% refund

From 13 days to 6 days prior to the first day of competition –                   50% refund

From 5 days to 3 days prior to first day of competition –                               30% refund

From 2 days to start of competition –                                                                    no refund.


Withdrawals – Must be made in writing to  

Withdrawals for whatever reason prior to the closing date (4th July 2022) will receive a full refund minus £10 admin fee

Withdrawals for whatever reason after the closing date (4th July 2022) will receive a full refund minus a £10 administration fee ONLY if the entry is filled.

Withdrawals made 24 hours prior to the start of the event are non-refundable.

Withdrawals during the event MUST be registered with the on-site secretary. 

  1. In the event of any rider travelling to a show on their own, details of a contact should be left with the secretary in case of an accident.

  2. Any person who fails to comply with these terms & conditions will be liable to forfeit their fees & expulsion from showground.

  3. There will be a non-refundable booking fee taken at point of entry. 

  4. 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.


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.

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;


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.