Wednesday 26th of June 2019
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Scottish Grassroots Eventing Festival Blair Castle

Blair Castle International Horse Trials and Country Fair is Scotland’s leading equestrian event, running over four days in August each year and attracting in excess of 40,000 visitors. Olympic medallists compete alongside amateurs in the four International event classes, whilst British Showjumping and showing classes provide a platform for riders in other disciplines to compete on Blair’s hallowed turf. By kind permission of Atholl Estates Incorporating the FEI World 3DE Rider Ranking Table

General Event Details

Event Name: Scottish Grassroots Eventing Festival Blair Castle

Start date: 21/08/2019

End Date: 22/08/2019

Event website: http://www.blairhorsetrials.co.uk

Event Address: Blair Castle, Blair Atholl Perthshire PH18 5TH

Sat Nav Postcode: PH18 5TH

Region: Scotland & The North

Classes:
  • SCBE100Open
  • SCBE90Open

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The Local Area

Dog Friendly Hotel
Dog Friendly Hotel
The Green Park Hotel
Clunie Bridge Rd, Pitlochry PH16 5JY
01796 473248
Map
Website
Dog Friendly Hotel
Dog Friendly Hotel
Atholl Arms
B8079, Pitlochry PH18 5SG
01796 481205
Map
Website
Service Station (Fuel)
Service Station (Fuel)
BP
Perth Road, Pitlochry PH16 5LY
01796 470027
Map
Local Shop
Local Shop
Sainsburys
20 High St, Blairgowrie and Rattray, Blairgowrie PH10 6ET
01250 733000
Map
Taxi
Taxi
Birnam Autocabs
01350 728828

Takeaway
Takeaway
Domino's
181 South St, Perth PH2 8NY
01738 446111

Vet
Vet
On Site

Farrier
Farrier
On Site

Takeaway
Takeaway
Food in the Park
Museum Car Park, Blair Atholl, PH18 5SP
01796 481 484
Map
Dining Pub
Dining Pub
Blair Atholl Windmill & Tea Room
Ford Road, Blair Atholl, PH18 5SH
01796 481321
Map
Website
Dining Pub
Dining Pub
Blair Atholl Golf
Invertilt Road, Blair Atholl, PH18 5TE
01796 481522
Map
Website
Hotel
Hotel
Killiecrankie Hotel
Killiecrankie, Pitlochry, PH16 5LG
01796 473 220
Map
Website
Hotel
Hotel
Fonab Castle Hotel & SPA
Foss Rd, Pitlochry, PH16 5ND
01796 470140
Map
Website
Hotel
Hotel
Kinloch House Hotel
Blairgowrie, PH10 6SG
01250 884 732
Map
Website
Hotel
Hotel
Dunkeld House Hotel
Blairgoweire Rd, Dunkeld, PH8 0HX
01350 727 771
Map
Website
Local Shop
Local Shop
House of Bruar
Pitagowan, Blair Atholl, PH18 5TW
01796 483 236
Map
Attractions
Local Attractions
Perth is the closest city to Blair Atholl, however if you fancy a day trip or overnight stay further afield then, Dundee, Aviemore, Stirling, Edinburgh, Glasgow are all easily accessible by car and public transport.
For events during your visit, please see website: https://www.visitscotland.com/see-do/events/.

Sponsors

Sponsor 1: Land Rover

Ticket Info

Spectator Entry Fee: Yes

Ticket Website: http://www.blairhorsetrials.co.uk/box-office/

Contacts

Event Director: Mr Alec Lochore | Telephone: 01796 481543 | Email: info@blairhorsetrials.co.uk

Entries Secretary: Mrs Tanya Adamson | Telephone: 01738 880245 | Email: tanya.adamson@btinternet.com

Organiser: Miss Nicky Townshend | Telephone: 01796 481543 | Email: info@blairhorsetrials.co.uk

SJ Course Designer: Colin Hexley

XC Course Designer: Mr Alec Lochore

Key Dates

Entries Open:
17/07/2019
Late Entry Surcharge Date:
11/08/2019
Ballot Date:
31/07/2019

Emergency Contacts

Abandonment Telephone:
Emergency Telephone number(s):

The Last Word...

Atmospheric event in the stunning scottish highlands. Worth the trek for the well built courses, but in need of a fit horse!


Sophie Beaty

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