5-8 September 2024

Tom Jackson Capels Hollow Drift LRBHT PN22 41190


The most popular and the most demanding of the three disciplines. With over four miles of Cross Country course and 30 fences, visitors can get close to the action on the Saturday.

Saturday - Provisional Programme

07.30Gates Open
09.00 – 17.30Shops Open


Shetland Pony Grand National
11.00 – 17.00Cross Country
18.00Showground Closes

Please note: all the above times are provisional.

Cross - Country Rules

Faults at Obstacles:
First Refusal, run out or circle at an obstacle20 penalties
Second Refusal, run out or circle at the same obstacle40 penalties

Third Refusal, run out or circle anywhere on the entire course

Fall of Horse or Athlete anywhere on the course
Activating a frangible pin
11 penalties
Missing a flag15 penalties

Size of Obstacles

The maximum dimensions of the obstacles are:
Height1.20m (3’11”)
Top Spread2.00m (6’6”)

Base Spread

3.00m (9’9”)
Maximum Drop2.00m (6’6”)
Brush Fences1.45m (4’9”)

Shetland Pony Grand National

Guaranteed to be fun, exhilarating and definitely competitive! Come along and see the smaller competitors battle it out for the top prize. A firm family favourite for the Saturday of the event; perfect for those early arrivals before the Cross Country starts.