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Barrier Spring Festival 2022/2023 - Scotland & Northern Ireland

Arena Eventing, Dressage and Show Jumping competitions are running across Scotland & Northern Ireland, with the finals being held 1st - 3rd April 2023.

The Barrier Spring Festival is a competition series for Dressage, Show Jumping and Arena Eventing. Riders will compete to qualify for the Finals. The qualifying route for each sport is as follows:

Dressage – Preliminary Rounds for Novice and Intermediate Dressage will be held until March 2023 to enable Members to qualify for the Final in April 2023. Members competing at Open level can enter direct to the Final.

Arena Eventing – Preliminary Rounds for PC70, PC80, PC90 and PC100 will be held until March 2023 to enable Members to qualify for the Final in April 2023.

Show Jumping – Preliminary Rounds for Debut and PC Challenge will be held until March 2023 to enable Members to qualify for the Final in April 2023. Members competing at Open level can enter direct to the Final.

NEW! Team Competition

Branches may enter a team of three or four in qualifying competitions.  The team members can compete at different levels or all at the same level or a mixture of the two.  The team must comprise of at least three members (i.e., one member may ride two horses) and the top three scores to count. The top two Branch teams at each preliminary competition will qualify for the Barrier Spring Festival Final.  If any of the individual qualifiers are in a qualifying team their place will be passed down the line. 

Barrier Spring Festival Final 2023 - Scotland & Northern Ireland

Venue: Morris Equestrian

Date: 1st – 3rd April 2023

What’s On: Finals for the Dressage, Arena Eventing and Show Jumping Barrier Spring Festival and more to be announced!

Barrier Animal Health

Barrier Animal Health, founded in 1988, will share with Members how products based on natural ingredients offer safe and effective solutions to support the healthcare needs of their horses and ponies. This partnership progresses The Pony Club’s charitable purpose to promote and advance the education and understanding of the public, and particularly children and young people, in all matters relating to horsemanship and the horse.

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