BE announce Scottish Venue for final leg of the Winter Masterclasses


British Eventing has confirmed the final leg of its BE Better Cross Country Riding Masterclass series, sponsored by Treehouse Sporting Colours, will be held at the Scottish National Equestrian Centre (SNEC).

The event will take place on 15th February 2016 and provide ticket holders with the opportunity to watch and learn from internationally renowned coach Chris Bartle.

It is the final evening in a series of four Masterclasses organised by BE, with the first being held at Keysoe tomorrow (November 11). Bartle will also host the session at Bishop Burton whilst Australian international eventer and coach Paul Tapner is the host the sessions held at Keysoe and Hartpury College.

Each session is split into three sections to demonstrate the difference in technicality of cross country course at various different levels. Part 1 will cover grassroots levels of coaching (BE80, BE90 and BE100), Part 2 will address riders beginning or moving up to Novice level whilst Part 3 is aimed at the more experienced riders currently working towards or competing at Intermediate, two star and three star levels.

Each section will include three demo riders with whom the coaches will run through jumping exercises to demonstrate the challenges that they would expect to face in the cross country course and discuss how these exercises will educate and help horses and riders to be able to cope with these challenges more confidently in the future.

Tickets for the BE Better Cross Country Riding Masterclass cost £20 per person. To book tickets for click on the individual links below.

Wednesday 11 November, The College Equestrian Centre (Keysoe, Bedford MK44 2JP) – Masterclass with Paul Tapner. Booking info 

Thursday 12 November, Bishop Burton College (York Road, Bishop Burton, HU17 8QG) – Masterclass with Chris Bartle. Booking info

Wednesday 18 November, Hartpury College (Gloucestershire GL19 3BE) – Masterclass with Paul Tapner. Booking info 

Monday 15 February 2016, The SNEC (Oartridge, Ecclesmachan, West Lothian, EH52 6NH) – Masterclass with Chris Bartle. Booking info 

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