All qualifying legs and the Championships will follow the most recent British Eventing rules where appropriate.
In addition, the following rules will apply:
Competitors must be at least 10 years old on the date of the competition.
For competitors in the under 18's sections, riders age will be taken as per the 01/01/2021.
Horses must be at least 5 years of age. The age will be calculated from the 1st January in the year in which it was foaled.
Horses must be entered in their full passport name.
Horses can have unlimited British Eventing Foundation points. They must not have acquired any Novice or above British Eventing points in the preceding two seasons. If they have acquired points in the preceding two seasons they can compete at the qualifiers but will not gain points towards Championships qualification.
Points will be issued at all qualifiers as follows:
1st 60 pts
2nd 55 pts
3rd 50 pts
4th 45 pts
5th 40 pts
6th 35 pts
7th 30 pts
8th 25 pts
9th 20 pts
10th 15 pts
Double clears outside of the top ten placings receive 10 pts.
Riders can ride more than one horse at the Championships providing the horse and rider combination have qualified.
All government Covid rules will apply as per the guidelines at the time of the competition.
The Cotswold Cup reserve the right to amend and update rules at any time.