Schedule and General Information 30-31st May 2020

 The end of May sees a weekend of exciting competition at Brand Hall incorporating:

  • ethos CCI1*-Intro
  • Reaseheath College Open Novice 
  • Rowen Barbary Novice & Novice Regional Final
  • WR Davies Toyota BE90 sections 

Please note that times displayed in the table below after ballot date are provisional and may be subject to alteration following final withdrawals

Saturday 30th May

WR Davies Toyota BE90 sections

ethos CCI1*-Intro Dressage

Sunday 31st May

ethos CCI1*-Intro SJ & XC

Rowen Barbary Horse Feeds Novice

Reaseheath College Open Novice

Intermediate Novice


General Information

 General Information

Brand Hall Norton in Hales, Market Drayton, Shropshire TF9 3TP
by kind permission of Michael and Lizzie Taylor

Please approach the event from the A53 Shrewsbury to Newcastle under Lyme Road.

Please follow all horse trials signs. Do not go through Norton in Hales village.


Joint Organiser

Janet & Vicky Plant
Rose Cottage, Broom Bank, Knightley, Woodseaves, Staffordshire, ST20 0JW.
Phone: 01785 284187. Fax: 01785 284019. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entries Secretary

Paul Hagerty
2 St Johns Close, Rugeley, WS15 2TG
Mobile: 07816 236262. Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   Web:

Course Description

Brand Hall is a Georgian house set in Shropshire with some 200 acres of rolling parkland interspersed with small wooded areas. The Novice and BE90 courses are planned to encourage and give confidence. All courses will be solid and beautifully dressed, testing but fair built by the Weston Park team headed by James Plant.
XC Course Designer Mrs Janet Plant

Entries & Starting Fees

Entry fees include VAT. VAT Reg No 152 6644 10.

INTERNET entries will be accepted on and will not receive confirmation letters all details will be on the website.  A booking fee of £1.20 including VAT will be charged per entry.  
Send paper entries to the ENTRIES SECRETARY. Please make cheques payable to Brand Hall Horse Trials. Separate cheques are required for each horse (with horse's name on back). 

Entry Fees: BE90: £86.69, BE105: £86.69, Novice: £99.95, CCI1*-Intro: £133.49 

Competitors in International Classes only: Please note that, in addition to your entry fee, you will be charged an extra fee of £15 at the time of entry. This is charged by the FEI for the Worldwide Equine & Human Anti-Doping Program. This fee will be refunded in full if your entry is withdrawn
Internet entries accepted on

Starting fees - BE90 £17, BE Novice £22, CCI1*-Intro £27. Starting fees include a programme. Sorry, credit cards not accepted on-site.

Special Classes

Novice Regional Final

Withdrawals & Alterations

by 26th May 20:00 by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or text to 07816 236229

REFUND POLICY: 100% refund for entries withdrawn before Ballot Date. Thereafter, refunds will only be paid if replaced from a wait list produced at ballot these refunds are subject to a £12 (Plus VAT) administration charge - see rule 4.11 if the event is oversubscribed and a ballot takes place a wait list will be held

Starting Times

STARTING TIMES are available on 28th May between 6.00 pm and 8.00 pm on 07816 236262. 

Starting Times also available on the British Eventing website.


CCI1*-Intro: 1st £250, 2nd £200, 3rd £150, 4th £125, 5th £120, 6th £100, 7th £100, 8th £80, 9th £60, 10th £50
Novice: 1st £90, 2nd £85, 3rd £80, 4th £78, 5th £76, 6th £75
BE105: 1st £80, 2nd £77, 3rd £74, 4th £71, 5th 68, 6th £65
BE90: 1st £55, 2nd £50, 3rd £48, 4th £45, 5th £38, 6th £35

Prize winners or their representative must attend prize giving failure to do so will result in prizes being forfeited.

FEI classes 1 prize per 4 starters, BE classes 1 prize per 6 starters


Local stabling will be available at £35.00 per night straw only.

No refunds for stabling fees after 20th May. Stabling only accepted with entries.

Catering & Accommodation

Hot and cold food available on site.

Accommodation list is available on the website

Trade Stands

A varied and interesting range of trade stands will be available.

If you are interested in trade stand space at Brand Hall - Please Contact Mr J Plant - see above for a booking form.

Trade Stand Space booked by 1st May will be @ £35 per metre Frontage (3 metre Minimum in multiples of a metre )
Booking accepted only with full Fee

After 1st May @ £40 per metre Frontage if space available
Web page link £50 - Programme Advertisement - Half A5 Page £50 Full A5 Page £100

Admission  Each car displaying a current BE membership card or Organisers and Officials car pass will be admitted including all occupants, all other cars will be charged an entrance fee. Members to park in the grounds Car Park. Horse Vehicles do not need a pass.



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