01949 829 061 info@bedeltd.co.uk

Thoresby, Eventing Spring Carnival

28th – 31st March 2024

By Kind Permission of The Stonebridge Trust

Thoresby Park, Netherfield Lane, Ollerton, Newark ,Notts, NG22 9EP

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This event is run under British Eventing and FEI Rules and is affiliated with BE and the FEI.

email: entries@bedeltd.co.uk

Entries open: 12th February 2024
Ballot date: 27th February 2024

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Latest news

A First International Win for D-Day

A First International Win for D-Day

A foggy start gave way to glorious Spring sunshine as BEDE Events welcomes a record-breaking crowd to enjoy their day at the Eventing Spring Carnival at Thoresby Park, in Nottinghamshire. With many visitors taking advantage of the Easter Sunday deal bagging a family...

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A Surprise 4* Win for Tim Price

A Surprise 4* Win for Tim Price

In the second of the two CCI4*-S sections at The Eventing Spring Carnival, at Thoresby Park, it was a surprise win for Tim Price with Lucy Allison, Clifton Eventers, Rachel and James Good’s Jarillo who secured the win. “He tried hard but I wasn’t going very fast so it...

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Yasmin Ingham Leads Exclusive 4* Walk

Yasmin Ingham Leads Exclusive 4* Walk

Reigning World Champion, Yasmin Ingham hosted an exclusive CCI4*-S course walk in the morning sun at Thoresby Park on Saturday, much to the delighted of those who joined her.  Yasmin walked the full course whilst the crowd followed and sipped champagne, taking on...

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Entries Secretary

BEDE Events Ltd
Phone: 01949 829 061
Email: entries@bedeltd.co.uk (please put Thoresby in the subject)

Event Secretary

BEDE Events Ltd
Phone: 01949 829 061
Email: info@bedeltd.co.uk




Fri – CCI2*-S, N, ONu18 & Int

Sat – CCI4*-S, Advanced, Au25 

 **Project Pony Combined Training**

Sun – CCI3*-S, I, OI, OIu21

All XC Courses will be available to walk from 2pm the day prior to the event starting.

Ballot Date

27th February 2024

Entries Open Date

Monday 12th February

Entry Amendment Date is Saturday 23rd March 2024.

All Vet and Doctors notes will be accepted until 7pm on entry amendment day as per BE Rules

Late Entry Surcharge Date

Wednesday 28th February 2024

Entry Amendment Date

Saturday 23rd March 2024.

Special Prizes

Lycetts Grantham Cup, Rock Model Trophy, The Major Oak, Polly Philips Memorial Trophy, Leg 2 of Arena Saddles Novice League, Highest Placed Amateur, Project Pony Combined Training, Part of the Eco Voltz League

Withdrawals, Refunds & Queries

For withdrawals and queries, please email entries@bedeltd.co.uk

You can request to view our withdrawals and refund policy by contacting us too.


Course Information

The cross country course will follow a simialr route to 2023. There is great viewing as maximum use of lawns will provide cahce to see plenty. The course will have lots of atmosphere as it loops around the main arena and trade village. The ground is good and stand up to spring rain, further development of the courses is planned. It will be up to height and of International Standard – the national classes will have some easier flagging in combinations. All international SJ takes place on the lawns with the National SJ in an outside arena.

Accommodation & stabling


There is a range of local hotels and campsites for you to choose from.

Please visit the Event Info page for more details and offers which we have agreed with our Accommodation Partners


This year we are excited to be able to offer camping back at Thoresby. All camping will be situated in the centre of the show ground. All camping is NON HOOK UP, to enable us to keep the cost down for you. To book please visit the ticket page.  All owners are able to have a complimentary camping pitch, when booking please use the code OWN10024 in the Promotion Code box at the Check Out.   



View our stabling list, along with other helpful information HERE.

There is limited Stabling Available on-site at Thoresby. Stables MUST BE booked at the time of entry. Stables will be allocated on a first come first served basis. Stabling is £188 inc VAT for the duration of the event. Each stable will be treated by Equine Bio Genie, prior to your arrival and each stable will include 2 bales of bedding. Additional bedding can be purchased at time of entry for £9 per bale, and onsite at £10 per bale. 

4* Stabling Derogation 

As per 2023, all 4* horses must either be stabled onsite or have filled out the FEI Stable Derogation Form prior to arriving on site. Failure to do so, will affect your entry and competition. 


Hook Up will be available for the duration of the event at £115 inc VAT. Hook Up MUST BE booked at the time of entry.  


Additional Information


Show Jumping Warm-Up Policy – Our stewards will stick to timetabled slots as much as they can, but please always check with them before warming up (and preferably before coming down to the ring). They will endeavour to get ahead of schedule if possible. Where there are gaps, it maybe possible for riders to slot in a certain extent but not out of section – this system is implemented to ensure section runs according to times.


All personnel attending the event in a horsebox/car & trailer, DO NOT need a ticket or car pass to get in. All riders will get TWO car passes, for the duration of the event. These will need to be applied for using the link at the top of the page. Please ensure you apply for your Rider Car Passes by Monday 25th March, any applications past this date cannot be guaranteed to be fulfilled. Please use the link at the top of the page to request your tickets. 



All British Eventing Registered Owners will receive a complimentary car pass, via email, to the email registered with British Eventing. For more information on Owners Admission please CLICK HERE 


Press Accreditation

To find out more about press accreditation, please click HERE.


1st – 3rd Prize Winners and Winning Owners are required to attend Prize Giving. Failure to do so will result in Prize Money being forfeited. All International classes will have an unmounted prize giving next to the main arena. Rosettes will be awarded to at least 10th place in all classes, and prize money can be claimed from the link at the top of the page. This link is the only way to claim Prize Money from The Eventing Spring Carnival. All forms need to be submitted by 21st April 2024. After this date we cannot guarantee Prize Money to be paid out. 



“We had a great day at Oasby with Viktor winning the OI. On cross-country he really was mega, the course was great for the first run back with a few decent questions and he really took them on like it was nothing. Really didn’t expect the ground to be how it was after having so much rain this winter so a very big thankyou to the team at Oasby for making it possible to have these first few runs!”

Millie Jullef

Mystery Person

We’ve been coming to Oasby for years, and it always makes a great start and finish to the season.  You know the courses are going to be fair and the ground good.  Stuart and his team always go above and beyond!

Connie Copestake

Mystery Person
Connie Copetake


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