Area 4 Combined Challenge Qualifier

Event details

  • Sunday | 9th October 2022
  • 9:00 am
  • Epworth Equestrian Centre DN9 1LQ

The area 4 qualifier Combined Challenge is on Sunday 9th October 2022. This is a course of show jumps then followed by cross country jumps outside the jumping arena on a cross country track.

It is to be held at Epworth ECC.

Classes are as follows:-

  • 70 Combined Challenge, a mixed class (seniors and/or juniors) for teams and individuals
  • 80 Senior Combined Challenge, for teams and individuals
  • 90 Senior Combined Challenge, for teams and individuals
  • 100 Combined Challenge, a mixed class (seniors and/or juniors) for teams and

Entries close this Wednesday 7th September. If you are interested in competing please email Louise Downie  and attach a team interest form. Team interest forms can be downloaded from our web site (  on the Area 4 Qualifier page.

If this is your first qualifier this year Entry fee £36 individuals £144 team. If you have already competed in a qualifier there will be a small additional entry fee paid to head office, which will be advised on application.

Further details can be found in the BRC handbook 2022 page 75.

Eligibility  depends on how many British Eventing points you have and rider qualifications,  details of which can be found on page 91 of the British Riding Club members handbook 2022 which can be downloaded from the BRC web site.  Horse vaccinations must be up to date (page 115 in the BRC  handbook).

This competition will run under BRC Rules, anyone in attendance will be bound by the BRC Code of Conduct. It is important that all competitors are aware of the rules relating to this competition – please see the current BRC Handbook and also the BRC Rule Amendments and Changes Document which can be found at the link below:

If the date of the qualifier is cancelled for any reason and rescheduled within 21 days, the close of pre-entry will remain. If the qualifier is rescheduled for more than 21 days after the original date, entries will re-open. Late entry fees will not be refunded.  Pre-entries that cannot attend the new date may be issued a credit note but the Team Manager must inform the office in writing before the cut off date which the area will be informed of upon rescheduling.


All hats must have a visible aqua BRC/BE/PC hat tag in place before they are worn on the showground, to show that they meet the current safety standards.  There will be a trained official available on the day to do this for you if your hat does not currently have one. For up to date hat rules please see the current BRC Handbook.

Body Protectors

Although not mandatory, body protectors may be worn.

Flu Vaccinations & Microchips

Your horse must have up to date influenza vaccinations in line with rule G7 in the current BRC Handbook. There is also a checking device on the BRC website. If you are unsure, please call BRC on 02476 840518. As of 1 October 2020, it is compulsory for all horses to be microchipped. It is the rider’s responsibility to ensure the horse is chipped and it is traceable.

Nidd Valley Riding Club encourages all members to have a go at competing, for further details please do not hesitate to contact Louise Downie.