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Ditcham has designs on Belsay

New course designer plans a more flowing track for 2016 event  Belsay’s new cross country course designer unveiled his plans for the 2016 track this week during a site visit with organisers Laura and Peter de Wesselow and course builder Rory Boswell.  This year’s event takes place on 4th and 5th June 2016 and has […]

From Burghley to Belsay

Organisers appoint Burghley course builder to design at Belsay Horse Trials Adrian Ditcham, course builder and assistant clerk of the course at Burghley Horse Trials (CCI****), has been appointed as the new course designer at Belsay, taking over from Ronald Alexander. Rory Boswell and John Faulds, from Auchinleck, will remain in place as course builders. […]

Battenning down the hatches at Belsay

High Winds Challenge Organisers at Horse Trials High Winds, with gusts of up to 50mph, hit the first day of Belsay Horse Trials on Saturday 6th June, making conditions extremely challenging for everyone. Remarkably, competition continued throughout the day, with no serious incidents, and Sunday dawned with sunshine and a light breeze, ensuring that the […]

From Badminton to Belsay

Five of the UK’s top eventers, who completed Badminton 2015, head to local horse trials With just a few days to go, last minute preparations are well underway for this year’s Belsay Horse Trials, sponsored by Barbour. Entries are looking extremely strong and organisers are delighted with the calibre of riders competing, five of whom […]

Belsay Horse Trials launches new show jumping arena with initational schooling event

Jamie Atkinson, Emily Galbraith and Other Top Regional Event Riders Praise Excellent Ground Conditions Well it appears that the organisers of Belsay Horse Trials really have put good money down the drain. That was the conclusion of eight regional event riders who came to test ride the new arena yesterday complete with its state of […]

Local Riders jump at Sponsorship for Inaugural Belsay Horse Trials

With preparations well underway, organisers say that entries are excellent for the inaugural Belsay Horse Trials taking place on 1st and 2nd June 2013. The competitor list is headed by Olympic silver medallist Nicola Wilson but a number of well known Northumberland riders are entered and have also sponsored a fence. Local animal artist Mary […]