Entries now closed!
Late entries may be accepted at a £5 surcharge - julie@littlewhittingtonxc.co.uk

Sunday 30th August 2020

Pick a Fence XC Competition

followed by XC Schooling around the flagged course in the afternoon


Class 1 - 65cm-80cm 

sponsored by AMZ Saddles

Class 2 - 75cm-90cm

sponsored by Equine Products


Please remember your own number bib & print your own number 

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Entries secretary:           Jade Hunter – littlewhittingtonxc@outlook.com 

Organiser:                        Julie Nixon – julie@littlewhittingtonxc.co.uk 





£25 per class  

Rosettes to 6th place in each class 

Online entries only via www.horse-events.co.uk from Monday 17th August

Telephone entries not accepted  


XC Schooling will take place following the event, in the afternoon. Horse and rider combinations who have competed in the pick a fence may XC school for £10.


New horse and rider combinations can pre-book the course for £20. Pre booking is required for the XC Schooling, though entries will be taken on the day for those who have competed during the morning, should you require.   Please book your XC Schooling slot via julie@littlewhittingtonxc.co.uk



LATE ENTRIES:               

Entries close Wednesday 26th August

A late entry surcharge of £5 per class will apply for entries received after the closing date.  

  Late entries will be accepted after only is space permits.



This event will be run as a casual competition, with a choice of heights at each fence number, up to class height. For example, in class 1, most fences  there will be a choice of a smaller fence or up to height 80cm fence. Points will be given for jumping each height of fence.  


Points will be deducted for refusals, horse and rider falls or missing a fence.  


Competitors eliminated will be allowed to continue if deemed safe to do so by the jump judge or official steward.  Horse fall or suspected rider concussion will not be allowed to continue. Any one obstacle should only be attempted three times, after which they must continue to the next fence or leave the course at walk.  


The winner will be for the most points and closest to the optimum time (over and under). In the event of a tie, the competitor with the time within the optimum time will take precedence on the placing. 




littlewhittingtonxc.@outlook.comjulie@littlewhittingtonxc.co.uk or 01434 672340 



No refunds available  27th August 2020.



In the event of cancellation by the organisers, entries will be refunded with a £5 deduction.  In the event of adverse weather on the day no refunds will be issued. 


NUMBER BIBS:              

Competitors are requested to bring their own number bibs and print their own numbers due to the current COVID requirements 



Stop watches are not permitted 


COURSE WALK:             

The course will be available to walk from 2pm on Saturday 29th August 2020



Times will be posted at the course walk and posted on our website on Friday 28th August 2020


PRIZE GIVING:               

Unfortunately, we are unable to hold a prize giving, adhering with current COVID-19 guidelines. Results will be posted on our website and social media during the day and at the latest on the evening of the competition date.


Prizes and rosettes will be posted to you if not collected on the day.



A photographer will be present on the day  



HATS & Footwear:                         

It is MANDATORY for all competitors/riders to wear a helmet to current safety standards  

(PAS015 1998/2011. VG01.040 2014-12 with BSI kitemark or Inspec IC Mark) 

Full list is available on the BE website. Only skull caps will be allowed for cross country.  Correct riding boots are compulsory.



Body protectors to BETA level 3 manufactured in 2009 or after are mandatory for X Country. If riders wish to wear air jackets they must be worn in addition and over a body protector.  



Dogs must be kept on a lead and stay within the parking field on Sunday 30th August. Dogs are permitted on Saturday 29th August when walking the course providing, they are kept on a lead and cleared up after.  



Refreshments will be available but social distancing rules must apply at all times  



-The organisers of the event have taken all reasonable precautions to ensure the health & safety of everyone present. For these measures to be effective, everyone present must take all reasonable precautions to avoid and prevent accidents and obey the instructions of the organisers, officials and stewards. 

- Visitors and competitors must adhere to signs and not go beyond the "No horses" signs 

- Horses left outside of wagons/trailers must not be left unattended 

- The organisers shall not be liable for any claims in respect of damage or accident to any person, whether competitor, servant, spectator, horse, vehicle or property howsoever caused in conjunction or arising out of the competition  



-All visitors must respect the social distancing rules at all times. Please remain 2m apart.  


  • Do not muck out onto field and please take droppings from horsebox parking bays home with you.