Cooke Coachbuilders Somerford Park National Horse Trials 

It comes as no surprise that entries are high for Somerford Park National Horse Trials, the first of this popular venues three major equestrian events. The event runs 19th – 20th May and already has a waitlist for the BE90 and BE100 on both days!

The flowing cross country courses run over permanent undulating grassland around the old Somerford Park Estate, and are designed in traditional style by Andrew Heffernan to encourage bold riding with man-made take-offs and landings.

“Every effort is made to ensure good going with all of the courses; I work closely with the team at Somerford and together we make sure no stone is left unturned,” said Andrew Heffernan, “the courses follow the usual route with some changes being made to all.”

Somerford Park welcome – Cooke Coachbuilders, who were recently announced as new title sponsors.

“We’re delighted that Cooke Coachbuilders have chosen to sponsor at Somerford Park, and look forward to working closely with them,” said Debbie King, “the National Horse Trials is the first of our three major events and enjoys immense support from riders across all levels”.

Cooke Coachbuilders are an innovative coach building and design team with over 43 years’ experience of getting their customers and their horses from A to B in the greatest of comfort.  With this knowledge Cookes can deliver the horsebox you have always wanted, from smaller 3.5tonne vehicles to HGV’s

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Somerford Park National Horse Trials is a fun day out for all the family providing top sporting action, superb retail therapy, and excellent food outlets. 

Tickets can be purchased online at or on the gate £5 per person or £10 per car.  BE members – remember to bring your valid membership card for free entry.

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