Giving the stars of the future the opportunity to compete at the most prestigious event in the eventing calendar, in the grounds of Blenheim Palace. From the Pony Club and Riding Club Eventer Challenge to the RoR Southern Dressage Championships, there is a range of competitions for grassroot riders to take part in.

You can read the results of the 2023 Eventer Challenge and Ror Southern Regional Dressage Championships here. 

Find the 2023 results of the BPIHT Grassroots here. 

ROR Southern Regional Championship Dressage

Eventer Challenge

Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials Pony Club and Riding Club Team Eventer Challenge, will be returning once again this year . We will be inviting teams from all over the country to compete in either in the 90cm or 100cm classes.

The Eventer Challenge is a ‘Derby’ style competition with a section of 8-10 show-jumps leading to 6-8 efforts over portable fixed cross-country fences and finishing over a Joker fence.

100 cm – SJ section – maximum height 1.05cm –maximum spread 1.55cm
– XC section – maximum hight 1.05cm – maximum spread 1.80cm
– Overall speed 375 mpm.

90 cm – SJ section – maximum height 0. 95cm – maximum spread 1.40cm
– XC section – maximum height 0. 95cm – maximum spread 1.50cm
– Overall speed 360 mpm.

This competition is run in conjunction with BRC and PC rules.

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