Weston News Items

We are delighted to say that following the monsoon rain from various storms Weston Park is looking good the Horse Trials drainage work undertaken last June has proved a great success with the Show Jumping area dry and ready for the season.

We have been in the Park this week putting out cross country fences travelling heavy Advanced fences on the tractors and leaving no marks or mess, we are delighted. Most of the 3 courses are out all of which have a new look with the Obelisk back in use for the Advanced and Intermediate.

Once again for many riders Weston Park in the spring will be their last outing before Badminton so we have high hopes for April 2020. As usual the April dates will include;:-

Saturday 4th April
We are fortunate to have long term title sponsor Rookery Park Stud also covering an Advanced and Open Intermediate sections
Once again Tile Choice are sponsors of an Advanced section
The second Open Intermediate is sponsored by Ethos – greener, clearer feed and bedding which is the rebranding of IEC Solutions which you may remember from last year.
Saracen Horse Feeds OIu21 and NAF OIu18 these sponsors of the Junior Trials will have many competitors all hoping for a place on the European Teams.
New sponsors for this year's Intermediate sections W R Davies Toyota and Naylors Equestrian and Country Specialists

Sunday 5th April
Moores Metals, Landsbrook Stud and Rowen Barbary are joined by new sponsor Corroconsult to Sponsor the 4 Novice sponsors
Also on Sunday the European Team Preliminary Pony Trial will again have competitors jostling for a team space.

Both days will be packed with Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country each day starting at 8am.

There is a great deal of satisfaction and pride in seeing just how many of our original volunteers we still have plus an increasing number of new volunteers where would our sport be without them.

As the event enters its 42nd year we look forward to welcoming all the competitors, sponsors and volunteers for another thrill packed weekend of eventing by amazing equine and human athletes crossing the wonderful parkland at Weston Park.

 

Joint Organisers: - Janet Plant & Vicky Plant
Email: - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Web: - www.westonht.co.uk

logo-brooke-legacyWeston Park Horse Trials 12th & 13th October 2019 are delighted to announce that Brooke Legacy Equestrian are to Sponsor the BE100 sections at this event. The Autumn event is building momentum as we move into the count down with only 4 weeks to go entries are coming in well so we are set for another great Weston.
Janet Plant Weston Park Organiser commented. "We were thrilled when Brooke Legacy Equestrian approached us to join the team of Sponsors they have a unique position in the equestrian gap catering for inequality of sizing throughout the market from the smallest to the tallest rider. Their emphasis is on maximum comfort and performance, with high quality eco-friendly fabrics. Brooke Legacy Equestrian will fit in well with our team of Sponsors, taking on the Sponsorship for BE 100 section will allow Brooke Legacy Equestrian to talk to competitors on their trade stand taking their unique product to the heart of their customers. Based locally to Weston Park in |Burton on Trent we hope that this partnership will grow as the company grows."

Brooke Legacy Equestrian commented "We are so honoured and thankful to be sponsoring Weston Park Horse Trials. Our riding wear was designed for riders of every height and build in three collections of Petite, Standard and Tall Sizing. We offer peak performance clothing for every ride that offers maximum comfort with zero restriction. All our clothing has been designed for the most sensitive of skin using the highest quality eco-friendly fabrics. As a small growing company we aim to bring a range of riding wear we felt was highly missing in the equestrian market"

The Weston Park team looks forward to welcoming competitors and supporters to the Event this October. For full information please visit http://www.westonht.co.uk


Follow the Event's official Facebook page:- Plant A Fence Events; Weston Park, Brand Hall and Stafford Horse Trials


Brooke Legacy Equestrian website can be found at https://www.brookelegacyequestrian.com


Interviews and photo opportunities can be arranged. For further details please contact:
Press Officer: All Press enquiries to Rachael Morley - Tel: 07889 0831943 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

logo-wrdavies-2We are delighted to welcome W R Davies Toyota as sponsors of Weston Park Horse Trials on the 12th & 13th October 2019 sponsoring the W R Davies BE 100 which will run on Sunday 13th. This new sponsorship will also include all of the Plant a Fence events for 2020; both Stafford March and July, Weston Park in April plus Brand Hall in June.

W R Davies Toyota commented,
"We are excited to be involved in the sponsorship of the Horse Trials throughout 2019/2020. To celebrate Toyota sponsoring the 2020 Olympics, we're looking forward to supporting some amazing sporting opportunities and working with our local communities and businesses whilst doing so."

W R Davies Toyota is part of a family-owned business, set up by William Rees Davies in 1924 and now headed by the grandson of the original W R Davies - Jonathan Davies. Today W R Davies operate 12 dealerships across North Wales, Staffordshire and Shropshire.

Based locally with centres in Stafford and Shropshire, W R Davies Toyota contacted Janet Plant, Joint Organiser asking for opportunities to be involved.

Janet commented,

"This is a great partnership across all of our events. We are delighted that W R Davies Toyota enjoyed their first outing at Stafford Horse Trials back in July and the relationship grew from further discussions. This five event opportunity will give W R Davies Toyota a chance to build confidence in our competitors and hopefully grow their customer base. When life is so uncertain at the moment it was very exciting to hear from a company that wished to put something into the sport. W R Davies Toyota will be a tremendous boost to all of our events.

W R Davies also has Nissan, Citroën and DS Salon franchises in Stafford and Shropshire, as well Ford, Renault and Dacia in North Wales.

The Weston Park team looks forward to welcoming competitors and supporters to the Event this October. For full information please visit http://www.westonht.co.uk

Follow the Event's official Facebook page:- Plant A Fence Events; Weston Park, Brand Hall and Stafford Horse Trials

W R Davies website can be found at https://www.wrdavies.co.uk

Interviews and photo opportunities can be arranged. For further details please contact:
Press Officer: All Press enquiries to Rachael Morley - Tel: 07889 0831943 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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rowan-barbary-logo-120We are delighted to welcome Rowen Barbary Horse Feeds as a key sponsor at Weston Park Horse Trials on the 12th and 13th October 2019 sponsoring the Rowen Barbary BE90 Regional Team Challenge which will be running on Saturday.

Rowen Barbary commented "We are proud and excited to be involved in the sponsorship of such a well organised and supported event. We are incredibly lucky that a nationally recognised event such as this is on our doorstep and feel the BE90 Regional Challenge offers a great opportunity for adult riders at the grassroots level of the sport to be able to compete as part of a team. We are very pleased to be in a position to support this year's event and are looking forward to attending what promises to be an exciting weekend."

Rowen Barbary Horse Feeds was established in 1980 and is still a family-owned company operating from their state of the art mill in Shropshire. They have the unique ability to control all stages of product development and supply, using only the highest quality ingredients to ensure that every bag of feed meets with your high standards.

Based locally in Shropshire, Rowen Barbary Horse Feeds contacted Janet Plant joint organiser asking for opportunities to be involved. Janet commented, "How good it was to hear from a company that wished to put something back into the sport, this is a company that is fully aware of equestrian needs and a tremendous boost to the event. Without such Sponsorship our sport would never have grown to the world wide scene we see today. Rowen Barbary's support of this new BE90 Regional Challenge will help Weston Park put this new BE90 regional Team Challenge on the competition map as a must do in future years helping to enhance the competitor's experience."

For those of you who are unfamiliar with Rowen Barbary Horse Feeds their knowledge, understanding and experience of the equine world has allowed them to build a great reputation. Rowen Barbary were the first British manufacturer to design and launch a complete range of soaking feeds, including the popular ReadyMash Extra. They continue to be innovative on feed design and manufacture and are committed to ensuring the health and wellbeing of your horse or pony.

The Weston Park team looks forward to welcoming competitors and supporters to the Event this October. For full information please visit http://www.westonht.co.uk/

Please follow:- Plant A Fence Events; Weston Park, Brand Hall and Stafford Horse Trials

Rowen Barbary Feeds website can be found https://www.rowenbarbary.co.uk/


Interviews and photo opportunities can be arranged. For further details please contact:
Press Officer: All Press enquiries to Rachael Morley - Tel: 07889 0831943 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Once again the world's leading riders including Zara Tindall, Oliver Townend, William Fox-Pitt, Andrew Nicholson, Nicola Wilson and Izzy Taylor will be competing at this highly popular event which takes place on Saturday and Sunday 6th and 7th April.

The superbly constructed course, designed by Janet Plant will run over a thousand acres of rolling wooded parkland and the fences are solid and imposing. Each class runs over a different course designed to be testing but fair. Janet Plant comments "it continues to be a great privilege to design on this wonderful estate and we are delighted to welcome IEC Equine Solutions as a new sponsor, giving a tremendous boost to the event". Zoe Cappaert of IEC Equine Solutions commented "we are proud and excited to be involved and are looking forward to attending what promises to be an exciting weekend".

On Saturday we welcome the Charles Owen Pony Trial, which we have run for a number of years' - this has attracted a large number of entries and will prove to be an exciting competition".
The course for the Novice classes – sponsored by Moores Metals and Landsbrook Stud plus the Charles Owen Pony Trials will run on the central park giving wonderful views from the vantage points which is greatly appreciated by owners and spectators. The Show Jumping will again be situated near the Kidney Pool. There will be a separate arena each day which will produce good going for everyone and the course will be designed by Sue Barrett who has a great deal of experience.

Two Advanced Sections:
For many of the top riders in the Rookery Park Stud and Tile Choice Advanced sections this acts as an ideal 'warm –up' for the Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials in May. The course includes a 'new look' at the Sunken Road and The Water Splash and the combinations are designed to test the best with escape routes when needed.
These Advanced horses will Show Jump from 1.30 pm and run Cross Country from 2 pm so be sure to be in the park early – this should be an exciting afternoon! The Open Intermediate sections are kindly sponsored by Rookery Park Stud and IEC Equine Solutions.

Once again the hotly contested Saracen Horse Feeds and NAF Open Intermediate U21 and U18 sections will see our young riders and the NAF Juniors competing for a place in the British European teams this summer. In addition there will be two Intermediate sections all battling for a place in the British Intermediate Championship qualifier.

Time-table:
Saturday – Novice and Open Novice plus the Pony Trials
Dressage 8am; Show Jumping 8.45 am; Cross Country 9.30 am
Sunday – Intermediate and Open Intermediate: Dressage 8.O0am; Show Jumping 8.45 am; Cross Country 9.45am
Advanced sections Dressage 9.30 am; Show Jumping 1.30 pm Cross Country 2 pm

Daily Admission: Cars with a BE membership card – free. Non-members Adults £10 per person; accompanied Children under 12 years are free.

Come and enjoy a day out, walk round the beautiful parkland looking at the varied and interesting range of new and exciting trade stands and indulge in some shopping - with everything from country clothing and equestrian products to fashion accessories on show. Hot and cold fast food facilities are available or bring a picnic to eat while enjoying events in the main arena.

Location: Weston Park is situated at Weston under Lizard, Shropshire on the A5, 7 miles west of junction 12, off the M6 and junction 3 off the M54.
Situated on the Shropshire/Staffordshire border, the house was built in 1671 and has been the ancestral home of the Earls of Bradford. Today the House and Park is a Charitable Foundation, the family collections of porcelain, antiques and portraits are available for all to enjoy.

Press Officer: All Press enquiries to Rachael Morley - Tel: 07889 083194 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Interviews and photo opportunities can be arranged. For further details please contact: Rachael Morley 07889 083194 or visit the website www.westonht.co.uk
During the event please contact Rachael via her mobile 07889 083194

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