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Information for Owners

Thank you very much for choosing to join us at the 2017 SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials!  We very much look forward to welcoming you to Blenheim. If this is your first trip, a warm welcome, and if you are returning, we welcome you back and wish you every success over the weekend. 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. 

In order to make your visit to Blenheim as easy and enjoyable as possible, please take a few moments to read the following information.


BE membership cards will be loaded with entry passes. This means that passes will not be emailed to you. Please remember to bring your BE membership card with you in order to access the event site. Your BE membership card will be loaded with an initial site entry vehicle pass for your car and two admission tickets. This vehicle pass allows access to the event via the Hensington Gate (OX20 1UL) priority lane. This should include primary members of syndicates.  Please ensure your membership card has a QR code on it – if it does not, please contact BE for an updated card.

Owners of foreign registered horses who are not therefore a BE member will be sent initial entry E-tickets. These will be sent to the owner's email address as registered at point of entry. 

Cars will not be permitted into the lorry park for reasons of space, but may use the owners’ car park, which is adjacent. As mentioned above, please use the priority lane accessed via the Hensington Gate (OX20 1UL).

Up to ten additional admission tickets can be booked via our online box office. Click here to access the owners' ticket hub. Use the promotion code provided in your acceptance email to receive a 20% discount on general admission passes. 

Unfortunately, we are unable to process refunds for payments at the gate so please ensure you have your BE membership card with you.

Facilities for owners

We recognise the hugely important part owners play in the sport. As such, we have provided an the following facilities for owners to use throughout their time at Blenheim. Please do feel free to use these areas throughout the week.

Marlborough Pavilion: There is a complimentary area for owners of horses competing at Blenheim within the ringside Marlborough Pavilion. This area has been provided by the Blenheim Organising Committee. Access will be restricted to those with appropriate passes. This pavilion has a private garden from which the activities in the Marlborough Arena may be seen.

British Eventing Members’ Pavilion: BE are providing complimentary access to this new facility for owners of horses competing at Blenheim. The pavilion offers superb views of the CIC dressage arena and cross-country course.

Competitors’ Lounge: This marquee, supported by Voltaire Design, offers a place to relax adjacent to the training areas and initial warm up arenas. There is a barista coffee bar and catering facilities.

Stable Manager’s Office: Complimentary teas and coffees are available.


We have introduced a dedicated owners’ campsite which is adjacent to the lorry park. Pitches are available at £50 and hook up can be added for £75. If you wish to reserve a place please click here. Please note, places within this area must be booked in advance.

We have a range of accomodation options listed on our 'where to stay' webpage. Click here to browse. 

For the very first time a 5* 'Posh Yurt' experience is available on site, enabling you to spend maximum time and enjoyment at the event without the hassle of driving to and fro. Click here to find out more or contact Jane on 07712 527846 for availability and prices. 


The Marlborough Pavilion dining room has a range of sumptuous options available; breakfasts, three course lunches and afternoon teas can be booked via our website. Click here to book tickets now.