Saturday 28th April
to Sunday 29th April 2018

THE One Day Event

  • Coming out of the Woods

  • A Misty Morning View

  • Making it Look Easy

  • The Crowd at the Bar

  • The View of the Village Church

  • Dressage Harmony & Poise

  • Waiting for the Next Combination at the Water

Novice & Advanced Classes will be running on Saturday with Intermediate & Pony CIC1* Classes scheduled for Sunday.

New sunken road complex together with a viewing mound will be in use for 2018 giving expansive views of the Cross Country courses for Spectators, including the water complex, which is within walking distance of the Trade Stands and Show Jumping arena.

Entries open on 26-Mar-18.  Novice Entries were balloted in 2017 so use the April Ballot Numbers to increase the chances of running at Withington this year.

Welcome to Withington Horse Trials '18

Sat 28th April - Sun 29th April 2018 - Action from 9.30am until 6pm

Novice / Pony CIC1* / Intermediate / Advanced


We start the weekend with Novices Classes starting Dressage at 0830hrs on Saturday, 28th April followed by Show Jumping at 0845hrs and Cross Country at 0930hrs.  We will also be holding a specific Class for Novice Competitors under 18 years of age this year. 


Starts with Dressage on Sunday, 29th April so that all the Ponies can be assessed by the Selectors before Show Jumping and Cross Country takes place from 1700hrs onwards. This Pony competition is the final qualifying opportunityand arguably the toughest test that will determine the British 3 day Event Pony Team.  The Dressage Test used will be the same Dressage Test as used for the National Pony Championships as well as the European Championships.


All three disciplines will take place on Sunday, 29th April with some of the Intermediate Competitors undertaking their dressage on Saturday, 28th April.  The Dressage begins at 0830hrs on Sunday, 29th April followed by Show Jumping at 0845hrs and Cross Country at 0930hrs.


We are hosting the only Advanced level Competition in the Country to be held during the weekend. All three disciplines will take place on Saturday, 28th April.  The Dressage begins at 1030hrs followed by Show Jumping at 1410hrs and Cross Country at 1450hrs.

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