Ivesley Horse Trials (ODE and SX)

On June 22, 2024

Ivesley Horse Trials 

Ivesley Equestrian Centre, Waterhouses, Co Durham, DH7 9HB


Entry fee: £50 per class (ODE) / £40 per class (SX). Entries include medical cover.

Show Jumping judged on time. Cross Country judged on optimum timed section.

Class 1: 55cm - Fences 55cm max. Dressage Intro B (2009)

Class 2: 70cm - Fences 70cm max. Dressage Prelim 13 (2006)

Class 3: 80cm - Fences 80cm max. Dressage BE 92 (2009).

Class 4: 90cm Fences 90cm max. Dressage BE 95 (2012)

Class 5: 100cm - Fences 100cm max. Dressage BE 102 (2010)




 Competition Guidelines

  • Entry to Ivesley property and participation in this event are subject to our standard Terms of Entry, which includes some useful definitions. In entering the event you are agreeing to those terms, so please read them.
  • Pre-entry is required by midnight on Monday prior. A late entry fee of £5 per class will apply for entries received after the closing date.
  • A refund is only available if withdrawal is before the closing date. We will withhold £3 from any refund to cover our processing costs.
  • The course will be available for walking between 12pm and dusk on the Friday prior and from 10am to 2pm on the Saturday prior.
  • Times will be posted at the course walk and be available on this web page from Wednesday prior.
  • Number bibs will be provided. A £5 refundable deposit will be taken for Numbers.
  • Visitors and competitors must not enter our livery yard buildings or touch any liveried horses at Ivesley
  • Dogs must be kept on a lead. Failure to do so will result in a £20 fine.
  • Horses tied to the outside of wagons/trailers must not be left unattended
  • Please leave the car park neat and tidy and remove any rubbish, litter or droppings
  • The organisers shall not be liable for any claims in respect of damage or accident to any person, whether competitor, servant, spectator, horse, vehicle or property howsoever caused in conjunction or arising out of the competition
  • All classes will be performed in conjunction with British Eventing rules
  • It is MANDATORY for all competitors/riders to wear a helmet to current safety standards (eg ASTMF1163 or PAS015 but please check the BE rulebook for a full list) at all times when mounted on Ivesley Equestrian property. A SKULL cap is mandatory for the cross country phase. NO fixed peaks for XC.
  • Back protectors which conform to the current British Standard are mandatory. Beta level 3 label 2009 or 2018 ONLY.
  • Lunging is not permitted by competitors anywhere on Ivesley Equestrian property
  • Smoking is not permitted anywhere on the premises
  • All horses must not be carriers of any infectious or contagious diseases
  • Passports must be available for inspection on number collection at secretary's desk. Horse must be up to date with flu vaccs (annual booster done within the year)
  • Warm up is to take place in designated area only
  • The warm up area may be entered by competitors 20mins prior to their designated time
  • The judge's decision is final
  • Prizes must be collected on the day
  • Complaints must be made in writing within 30 minutes of the results being posted for the class with a deposit of £20, which will be refunded if the complaint is upheld.
  • Any competitor under 18 must be accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times
  • The management and organisers reserve the right to alter/amend the rules at their sole discretion