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Spinneys Cup 2015

Spinneys cup Eventing Desert Palm

Attached find the competitor brief, dress regulations,  dressage tests and all the forms you will need to submit to enter for the Spinneys Cup – entries close on Saturday 14th February 2015 at 12h00.


You need to submit the following:

  • Entry Form
  • Copy of Horse Passport with vaccination page
  • Medical Card
  • Bio

Your entry payment needs to be received by 21st February 2015.


In order to compete at the Spinneys Cup you  must be EEF registered for Eventing and you have to have attended 2 ODE’s or Hunter Trials at either Desert Palm or EEC.

The Hunter Trials on the 13 February 2015 and the ODE on the 20th February 2015  at EEC will be held as a qualifiers for those who still need to qualify.


Also please ask all to read the www.britisheventing.com rule book – see link  http://www.britisheventing.com/documents.asp?section=145&sectionTitle=Download+Area#category0001200000010002


As per the attached dress regulations do note that the new hat rule States “For the Cross Country phase, protective headwear must not have a fixed peak.” We will not enforce a no fixed peak rule this year, but it is advisable for this year and will be enforcing this for next year (season) due to new rule that came out mid season.

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Four classes:

Class 1 – Spinneys Cup Intro (Log to Log)

Class 2 – Spinneys Cup BE60 Beginner

Class 3 – Spinneys Cup BE80 Novice

Class 4 – Spinneys Cup BE100 Open up to 1m

Total prize money is Dhs 16,500


Intro BE60 (Beginner) BE80 (Novice) BE100(Open)
1st 1,500 – Winners Rug & Trophy 1st 1,750 – Winners Rug & Trophy 1st 2,000 – Winners Rug & Trophy 1st 3,000 – Winners Rug & Trophy
2nd 750 – Trophy 2nd 750 – Trophy 2nd 1,000 – Trophy 2nd 1,500 – Trophy
3rd 450 – Trophy 3rd 500 – Trophy 3rd 750 – Trophy 3rd 750 – Trophy
4th 350 4th 450 4th 500 4th 500

All subject to change till closing date

Champions for each section will be awarded their UAE Eventing Championship awards after the Spinneys Cup presentation – please see www.eef.ae – for updated eventing championship points, so make sure you are all EEF registered. See your points so far.

Prizes for:

UAE EEF Intro Eventing Champion 2014-15 – Crystal Trophies and winners rugs


UAE EEF Novice (BE60) Eventing Champion 2014-15 – Crystal Trophies and winners rugs


UAE EEF Novice (BE80) Eventing Champion 2014-15 – Crystal Trophies and winners rugs


UAE EEF Open (BE100) Eventing Champion 2014-15 – Crystal Trophies and winners rugs


Best turned out horse and rider combination prize.

The dressage tests will be:

Intro BE60 and BE80 – British Eventing BE90 Test 95 (2012) B95 Dressage Test

Open – British Eventing BE100 Test 105 (2011) B105 Dressage Test


Enquiries and entries will only be accepted via email.     Ridingschool@desertpalmllc.com

You must complete the following without fail to enter. Failure to not complete all 4 will mean you are not entered:

  1. Spinneys entry form attached.
  2. PPT and vaccination copy to be attached (If you have already submitted during the season then no need to re-send but you must check with Claudia in the office if she has that horse and that its the latest copy)
  3. Medical Card to be completed. See attached
  4. Bio data on each horse and rider. See sample attached.


Closing date for entries is 14th Feb 2015


Entry is Dhs 500 and must be paid by Feb 21st at Desert Palm Riding Club office.


Entry fee includes Riders and stewards briefing cocktail party with welcome drink on Thursday 26th at 7pm at Majalis, Desert Palm Hotel.


Breakfast and lunch on the day from 7.30 till 10am on the Friday and Noon to 1400 BBQ lunch. Wrist bands will be given to competitors only. Additional wrist bands for your guest will be available by registering for your free ticket to a determined email address to be advised by Spinneys before the competition.


Course walk 4pm to 5pm on Thursday 26th February 2015.

Registration for bibs and equipment check 5pm – 6pm Thursday 26th Feb (After course walk)


Some overnight and day stabling available (Dhs 300 for overnight and day and Dhs 100 for the day) limited stables available so first come first serve, suggest you book on your entry form. Tie-up areas with water and little hay will be available as per previous DP one day events for all our valued visitors.


Lorry or trailer parking is available – horses are to be dropped off at the riding school – there will be clear signage on the day


No refund will be given for any reason of withdrawal at all

No horses under age 5

For up to date news follow us on Facebook – Desert Palm Riding Club. Any questions or inquiries please email me:Ridingschool@desertpalmllc.com

0504517773 – Leave a text message if we don’t answer.




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