ShowJumping Covid Guidelines

Jan 2021

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Please ensure you are familiar with our site map to assist with social distancing.


No access to the Secretary Office or Pavilion. Call 01452 726633 on show days to speak to the Secretary.

If you, or any member of your household are feeling unwell/showing symptoms of COVID-19 you must not attend any event, hires or lesson onsite.

Social distancing (2m apart) should always be maintained. We politely ask you “Arrive-Ride-Leave” to avoid hanging around. No groups or gatherings are allowed.

The use of face masks, hand sanitizing and other measures to reduce the spread of infection must be followed as per government guidelines.

No dogs allowed onsite.

Hand sanitiser is provided at key points.

One toilet will be open outside the main reception. It can only be accessed by walking through the gates in the front car park. Do not walk through the indoor stabling or use indoor facilities at any time. If necessary, please stand at a 2m distance outside the external toilet when queueing. Where possible please use your own facilities.

There is no public access to the indoor stabling or barns at any time except for staff and livery clients

Members should only attend British Showjumping activity which is either within the region in which they reside, or at show centres close to their home. Please keep up to date on all rule updates from the relevant governing body.

Any one not adhering to our COIVD guidelines and/or T&C will be asked to leave. These guidelines are in place for you to help us keep shows running safely.

All competitors must jump in drawn order. NO exceptions or late entries.


All entries and payments to be completed online in advance of the show date.

Any day tickets must be obtained online prior to the close of entries. Priority will be given to British Showjumping members over day ticket holders.

On arrival at the show, all entries will be spot checked before parking. No admittance to any show for anyone not on the start list. No exceptions.

Riders may be accompanied by one other person and one additional person for every additional horse entered.


Parking slots will be marked out in accordance with social distancing regulations. Be courteous and park with adequate space between lorries. There are floor markers in the car park for guidance.

A reminder that horses should not be tied to lorries or left unattended.

Warm Up

Tacking up to take place within the designated parking area.

Pre-Warm-Up: There is a field open at the rear of the lorry park for flat only warm up. Maximum of 6 horses allowed.

Jump warm-up: 4 horses max (2 people on foot). Time in the jump warm-up will be limited.

For unaffiliated shows, follow signage on the day and read schedules prior to arriving.

Riders should always keep 3 horse lengths apart from other competitors.


Enter the competition arena directly from the jump warm up area when called by the collecting ring steward. Only one competitor to be in the main ring at any one time.

Exit the competition arena via the collecting ring gate and return to the car park for the designated cool down area. Practice arena is not to be used for cool down.

Return to the designated parking area to untack and load up. Horses should not be tied to lorries/trailers.

No prize-giving will take place on the day. Rosettes will be honoured 1st-6th for each class and collected on request from the secretary.

Results will be posted online after the show and available to view via the BS live stream during the show.

Prize money will be refunded electronically onto your original payment card, to arrive within 5-10 days. Note – please make sure all contact details are correct as we may need to contact you for additional information to process your prize money. After one week, prize money uncollected will be forfeited. No cash prize money will be paid.


Refunds of 50% will be given up to 48 hours before the start of the show. No refunds or transfers will be given for anyone who withdraws after times have been posted.


Catering will be take-away only and should be consumed within your own vehicles. Maintain social distancing if there is a queue and if using picnic tables, please ensure you use hand sanitiser before and after.

NHS Test & Trace

When entering online please ensure all contact details, including a telephone number and email address, are up to date on your “My Riding Life” account so that you can be contacted if necessary.

As part of Test & Trace requirements, by entering any event or arena-hire, you are the lead contact for all persons in your party, should you or a member of your party need to be contacted. More information can be found here:

NHS test and trace QR posters on display at the Show Centre. Customers and visitors can ‘check in’ using this option – the QR poster can only be scanned using the NHS COVID19 app.

ShowJumping Covid Guidelines 1

Show Centre
01452 726633

Prestige Equestrian
Bath Road, Hardwicke,



Lesson Enquiries
01452 720288

ShowJumping Covid Guidelines 1

Prestige Equestrian
Bath Road, Hardwicke,



01452 720288

Show Centre
01452 726633