SK9677 : Lincolnshire Horse Trials: William Fox-Pitt and Parklane Hawk

taken 7 years ago, near to South Carlton, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Lincolnshire Horse Trials: William Fox-Pitt and Parklane Hawk
Lincolnshire Horse Trials: William Fox-Pitt and Parklane Hawk
In the dressage at Lincolnshire Horse Trials 2014
Lincolnshire Showground

Also known as Lincolnshire Events Centre, it is a major national venue located on a 200 acre site just outside Lincoln. It is the home of the Lincolnshire Show.
The site is one of the biggest in the region and hosts events for thousands of visitors every year, including business conferences, weddings, private parties, music concerts, equestrian events and vehicle rallies.
It is also used as part of the park-and-ride scheme during the Lincoln Christmas Market.

Horse Trials

The equestrian sport of Eventing comprises three phases: dressage, showjumping and cross-country, which test horse and rider skills and abilities in different ways. (Both dressage and showjumping exist as competitive disciplines in their own right, but only eventing combines them and cross-country in a single competition). Competitions are called 'horse trials' and take place over one or more days, hence 'one-day event' (ODE), 'three-day event'.

There will usually be several classes at an event, each graded according to difficulty, complexity and/or duration, and run under either national rules (the UK governing body is British Eventing) or international rules (the FEI, or International Equestrian Federation). In the UK there are six levels of affiliated eventing to cater for all levels of horse and rider: BE80(T) (the 'T' stands for Training), BE90 (formerly 'Intro'), BE100 (formerly 'Pre-Novice'), Novice, Intermediate and Advanced. International classes are graded with a star system from * to ****. A four-star competition is the highest level of eventing. There are only six such competitions in the world, two of which are held in the UK: Badminton in the spring and Burghley in the autumn.

Scoring is on a cumulative penalty basis. In dressage, each movement is scored out of ten, with the total being added up and converted to a penalty. In showjumping, penalties are awarded for fences knocked down and also for exceeding the time limit. In the cross-country phase, penalties are awarded for a variety of infractions such as refusals, falls, circling between lettered obstacles, and exceeding the optimum time. The competitor with the fewest penalties at the end is the winner of the section.

For more information see:
British Eventing website LinkExternal link
Eventing entry in Wikipedia LinkExternal link

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Sunday, 16 March, 2014   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 23 October, 2014
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