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Information for International Competitors

We hope that many of you are thinking of joining us at the 2019 SsangYong Blenheim Palace Horse Trials and are very much looking forward to welcoming you to Blenheim later this year! 


Entries open: 8th August 2019

Entries close: 22nd August 2019, 12 noon


The 2019 FEI Schedule is available to download on the left-hand side of this page.


Entries Secretary: Josie Brettell - +44 (0) 78125 86988

Event Director: Mandy Hervieu -

The Horse Trials Office: +44 (0) 1993 813335



The golf buggy shuttle service runs throughout the event for Owners, Competitors, and Grooms. Thursday – Sunday the shuttle service runs to and from the Owners’, Competitors’ and Officials’ car park, Stable Manager’s office and the top of the event site. On Wednesday, a shuttle service will run from the Pleasure Gardens car park to the horse inspection.

The Voltaire Design Athletes’ Lounge offers a place to relax in the lorry park and provides tea, coffee, bar facilities, televisions, scoreboards and seating. Owners, Competitors and Grooms are all welcome to use this facility.

The Marlborough Pavilion has a private garden from which the activities in the Marlborough Arena can been seen, as well as indoor seating, bar facilities and light catering options. Owners, Competitors and Grooms of competing horses at Blenheim have complimentary access to this facility.

The Saffery Champness Owners’ Marquee is located next to the main Marlborough Arena collecting ring. It will provide a handy base for Owners and Competitors who wish to watch competition preparations and looks out onto the Palace's south lawn, through which the CCI4*L cross-country track runs.


Over the years we have worked hard to ensure that your time at Blenheim is as enjoyable as possible, so we are always looking at ways to enhance your experience and would welcome any feedback that you have. Please get in touch through


Notice to all competitors: The FEI Clean Sport guidelines must be adhered to. You will find all you need to know about the FEI Rules on doping and medication, as well as information about the Equine Prohibited Substances List here