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Local riders and businesses will be supporting three worthy charities at the Cotswold Team Chase, near Andoversford, on Sunday 27th October.  The annual event is a great opportunity to spend the day with friends and family in the stunning Gloucestershire countryside, watching one of the most exciting equestrian sports around.   Spectators will enjoy the thrill of watching teams of horses and riders race across country over some of the finest grass land and fences in the county.  This annual event attracts riders from all over the UK competing for a place at the British Team Chase National Finals held next spring.

The Cotswold Team Chase will be raising money for three hard working charities, Riding for the Disabled  -  which aims to help people with a range of disabilities; Combat Stress – The War Veterans' mental health charity:  and the County Air Ambulance, who provide immediate accident response to hard to reach locations throughout the region and depend on public donations to fund their life saving work.

The feature event, the Open Class is a National Team Chase Qualifier, where the premier teams go head to head for a place in the National Finals and takes place at approximately 12.30pm.  The day gets underway at 9.00am with the Intermediate Fun Class based on a bogey time, immediately followed by the Intermediate Speed class, which is also the final for the ‘Coombe Farm Wine National Team Chase League’, for the team who has accumulated the most points throughout the year. The third class is the Open Class, followed by the Uniformed Services event where teams representing the Royal Navy, the Army, the Royal Air Force and other services will attempt to be the fastest team on the day and is run over the Novice course. The final class is the Novice Fun class and is also based on a bogey time. The Intermediate Fun and the Novice Fun classes have special prizes donated by local businesses.

Spectators at the Cotswold Team Chase can walk around the course at their leisure, as well as visit the public hospitality Marquee in the tented village, where they can watch live CCTV coverage of the event. A bar and other refreshments will be available as well as a number of assorted trade stands.   Dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead at all times.

Admission is £10 per car, including all occupants.  

For Schedule and Entry Form click here and for Rules click here.  Contact Janet Trotter Tel: 01935 816930 for details of entries.  The Cotswold Team Chase can be found at Foxcote Manor near Andoversford.  Entrance to the event is off the Withington Road.

 For more information please contact Jane Currill: e-mail:   This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ; tel: 07778 640537



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