Ackworth & District Riding Club

Ackworth & District Riding Club

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Open Arena Showcross


**Sadly cancelled due to lack of entries**

Spring Bank Open Team Showcross

When- N/A


A team consists of four riders. The riders in each team jump in succession. All teams jump two rounds, the best 3 scores in each round to count. If, after the second round, there is equality for FIRST PLACE, there will be a jump off against the clock - in which case each team will nominate one rider to represent them.

Prize giving: Only the teams that have been placed 1st-3rd need to be mounted for the prize giving – all other teams to go into the ring unmounted but correctly turned out.

 Prizes: 1st Place: £60, Rosettes to 6th place.

Pre entry only - £48 per team
Hot & Cold Refreshments Available throughout the day

Class 1- Pre-Novice (60/65cm approx.) Horse not to have any BS winnings.
Class 2- Novice (70 / 75 cm Approx.) Horse not to have any BS winnings.
Class 3- Intermediate (80 / 85 cm Approx.)
Class 4- Open (95 / 100 cm) Approx.)

Entries Close Wednesday 24th May or prior if the classes are full.

Times: Will be issued on Facebook and the Website on Friday 26th May. These times are only intended to be a guide – riders will be expected to go earlier if there are withdrawals – but every effort will be made to run on time.

WHEN: Returns in 2017!

WHERE: Moorhouse Equestrian Centre, Gap Farm, Moorhouse, Doncaster, DN67HA


Starts 9.30am prompt

Clear round will run for 1 hour until 10.30am £10 height no bigger than 1st class

Class 1              70 / 75 cm approx. Open to Horse & Rider combinations that have not competed at a BE Event.                           

Class 2              80 / 85 cm approx. 


Class 3              90 / 95 cm approx. Will not start before 1.30 pm


Pre entry fee - £15 per class, Entries on the day £3 extra.

Classes will be split horses and ponies

There will be a variety of prizes in each class, all kindly donated by sponsors. Moorhouse café will be open serving their famous Pie & Peas





Showjumping penalties with incur 4 faults for knockdown or refusal, refusals xc will be 20 penalties, SJ will be timed. Placings will be clear rounds and if ties fastest time show jumping will count

Conditions of Entry

  • No responsibility will be accepted by the organisers for any injury, loss or damage to competitors, onlookers or their property, servants or horses in connection with or arising out of this event. It shall be considered a condition of entry that each entrant agrees to indemnify the organisers against any legal action arising therefrom.
  • The organisers reserve the right to refuse entry and to amend the details of the schedule if the instances of the programme requires and to cancel any class with insufficient entries.
  • The decision of the Judge will be final – any objection should be made to the Secretary, together with a deposit of £10, which will be forfeited if the objection is not upheld by the Committee.
  • The organisers of this event have taken all reasonable precautions to ensure the health and safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective everyone must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents occurring and must obey the instructions of the Organisers, Officials and Stewards.
  • Please keep all dogs on a lead.
  • Children must be supervised at all times.
  • All entries booked and not taken MUST be paid for. No refunds will be given unless the class is cancelled.
  • Body Protectors and Hats of a suitable standard (PAS015 or EN1384) must be worn at all times when mounted. Correct riding dress must be worn, Cross Country colours or tweed/navy/black jacket.