Our Arena Eventing competitions are great fun and a good way to keep your horse fit over winter.

As they take place in the main arena the going is always good.

Below we hope to answer some of the common questions we get asked about Arena Eventing here at Speetley.

 

What is Arena Eventing?

Our Arena Eventing competitions involve a course approx 9 show jumps followed by 6-8 cross country fences including water and steps. The 65/75cm class will jump working hunter fences and the 80/90/100cm classes jump solid fences. The last fence is a knock down joker fence that must be jumped and may be higher than the rest of the course. 

 

Click here to see some of the Arena Eventing fences

 

How is it judged?

The show jump section is timed. There also a time allowed. Penalties are incurred if you go over this time

 

Who can enter?

Our competitions are friendly and open to all!

Entry is via the website although we do accept entries on the day for a slighly incresed fee. Those competitors that pre enter will be given a time which will be available on the website on the Friday before the competition. Entries normally close on the Thursday before the competition. 

 

What do I need?

Generally xc attire in worn and you will need a body protector and a number bib

 

Click here to see a competitior jump the 90cm Course

 

Hope to see you at our next event!

 

 

Combined Training and Winter Dressage Championship Points Table

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BEF advises horse owners after equine flu outbreak
 
Following British Horseracing’s decision to cancel all racing today (7 February) the British Equestrian Federation (BEF) is closely monitoring the situation. Veterinary experts have advised that it is not necessary to cancel other equine events at this time, but we will issue a further update once the full extent of the outbreak is known.  
In the meantime, we recommend that all owners follow the guidelines below as a precaution and ensure that all vaccinations are fully up to date. If your horse is currently vaccinated, we recommend a booster if it has been longer than 6 months since your horse’s last vaccination.Actions for owners to take:                                                                                  
It is crucial for all horseand pony owners to be vigilant and follow recommended guidelines on how to detect and prevent the spread of this infectious disease. 
Look out for signs of disease which can include high temperature, cough, snotty nose, enlarged glands (under the lower jaw), swollen or sore eyes, depression, loss of appetite and swelling in the lower legs.
If you see any of these signs, isolate the horse and call your vet immediately.
It is essentialthat any horses showing signs of possible equine flu, or horses that might have been in contact with possibly infected horses, do not travel to competitions or other events where there will be groups of horses. If your horse has been in contact with an infected horse we suggest that you should take veterinary advice.
We advise that horses are vaccinated with a booster for equine flu with a vaccine that contains the Florida Clade 1. There are two such vaccines currently licensed in the UK, ProteqFlu and Equilis Prequenza. If your horse is currently vaccinated, but it has been longer than 6 months since the last vaccination, we recommend that you discuss a booster with your veterinary surgeon.
The BEF also has guidance on its website regarding equine infectious diseases and is urging owners to take the necessary precautions to avoid their horses becoming infected.For Further information 
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www.equiflunet.org.uk
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