British Showjumping COVID-19 Rules

Due to COVID-19, Rectory Farm will be observing an additional set of rules for BS competitions.

  • Social distancing is to be practised at all times
  • Hand sanitiser will be provided at key points
  • Only one toilet will be open. Hand sanitiser and gloves will be provided outside prior to entry. Please stand at a 2m distance when queueing. Where possible you are encouraged to use your own facilities.
  • Members are advised to only attend British Showjumping activity which is either within the region in which they reside, or at show centres close to their home.
  • All competitors must jump in drawn order. NO exceptions.

Entries

  • All entries and payments to be completed online in advance of the show date
  • Any day tickets must be obtained online prior to the close of entries. Priority will be given to British Showjumping members over day ticket holders.
  • On arrival at the show, all entries will be checked at the gate. No admittance to anyone not on the start list. No exceptions.
  • Athletes may be accompanied by one other person and one additional person for every additional horse entered.

Parking

  • Parking slots will be marked out in accordance with social distancing regulations. You must park in front of a white post.

Warm Up

  • Tacking up to take place within the designated parking area
  • Maximum numbers in the warm-up area should not exceed four people at any one time.
  • Due to social distancing and 3 minutes per round in the main arena, warm-up time is limited to 12 minutes. An additional grass arena will be provided for exercise. Maximum 4 horses at a time.
  • No spectators or grooms are allowed to access the warm-up area.
  • Riders should maintain a distance of five horse lengths apart from other competitors at all times

Competition

  • One competitor to be in the ring at any one time.
  • A designated cool-down area will be provided. Practice arena is not to be used for cool down
  • Return to the designated parking area to untack and load up prior to leaving the show
  • No prize-giving will take place on the day, results will be posted online.
  • Prize money via electronic banking where applicable.

Refunds

Refunds of 50% will be given up to 48 hours before the start of the show. No refunds will be given for anyone who withdraws after times have been posted.