National Hunter Trial Championship Qualifying Criteria

Riders who place 1st, 2nd or 3rd at a qualifying event are eligible to compete at the National Hunter Trial Championship Final, held on 28th & 29th September 2024.

If you've received a qualifying card & rosette, congratulations! You can use the below information to work out which class you are eligible to compete in.

Qualification ClassFinals Class Qualified For:
50-69cm (1'8 - 2'2)50cm
70-79cm (2’3 – 2’6)70cm
80-89cm (2’7 – 2’10)80cm
Pairs: 80-89cm (2’7 – 2’10)80cm Pairs
90-99cm (2’11 – 3’2)90cm
1m+ (3’3+)1m

Qualifications are not transferable between individuals/pairs classes.

For individuals:
This qualification applies to the combination of horse and rider. Either horse or rider may not be substituted under any circumstances. You must compete at the finals in the height class you qualified at. Qualifications are not transferable between height classes.

For Pairs:
This qualification applies to all four elements of the pair (2 horses and 2 riders). Under extreme circumstances, a maximum of one of the four elements may be substituted e.g. one horse change or one rider change.