2013 News

11 September, 2013

Olympian Alex Hua Tian wins CIC*

Buckinghamshire-based Chinese Olympian Alex Hua Tian won last weekend’s CIC* class at Firle Place International Horse Trials, beating off stiff competition from local riders Sam Penn and Gemma Tattersall, who came second. Now in its 37th year, the jam-packed line-up saw 600 horses compete at dressage, showjumping and cross-country on the 5,000-acre estate on Saturday […]

16 August, 2013

Schooling after the event

Once a year opportunity to school round the Horse Trials courses Monday September 2nd – 10am till 4pm Tuesday September 3rd – 10am till 4pm Wednesday September 4th – 10am till 1pm School round on your own: £25 a horse Back protectors and hats must be worn and disclaimers must be filled out and signed […]

11 August, 2013

Saturday 100’s please note

Saturday is now oversubscribed and we can take no more entries. Some Saturday 100’s will be wait listed. If you can run on Sunday, please email ann@bdwp.co.uk

9 August, 2013

Amlin UK sponsor Water Jump

We are delighted to announce that Amlin Plus Horse Insurance has joined as a new sponsor this year. Amlin has kindly agreed to sponsor the water jump for three years to help finance its replacement. Managing Director David Ashby is also competing at this year’s event on his horse Ivanstown, “I’ve known this event for […]

26 July, 2013

CIC* Stabling

Please could everyone looking for CIC* stabling either fill in the accommodation form on Chelwood Equestrian’s website (this is a link to their cottage booking form but just say its for CIC stabling) or email info@chelwoodequestrian.co.uk or  jo@firleplaceevent.co.uk detailing how many horses, accommodation needs and size of lorry and we will come back to you with […]

25 July, 2013


Our very efficient entries secretary, Anne Allen has opened the entries for Firle a few days early – who will be first to enter!!! If I can work it out with Anne there may be a coveted Firle Engraved shot glass waiting for the rider…. http://www.bdwp.co.uk/fir/index.html

15 July, 2013


Over 60 trade stands have now booked in for 2013, including a wide range of clothing, jewellery and local craftsmen.

11 July, 2013

Weald Crafts

Weald crafts will be bringing their large marquee for 2013. Their excellent exhibition and sale of genuine crafts made by people living and working in the Weald will fit very well.

11 July, 2013

Best Event of 2012

Firle Place International is delighted to have won the inaugural SEEL Best Event in the South East Award