News

BEF update: plans to ease lockdown restrictions announced in England and Scotland
February 23, 2021
  The UK Prime Minister and Scotland’s First Minister have outlined their plans for the taking England and Scotland out of the current ‘stay at home’ restriction. Both leaders have given indicative timeframes, which give the equestrian sector a guide for when activity can resume, businesses...
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Brexit: Different Certificate of Professional Competence required for grooms travelling to the EU
February 08, 2021
  Now that Britain has left the EU, the process for transporting horses to Europe has changed. This includes the type of documentation and certification you’re required to hold, especially if you’re travelling in connection with an economic activity. Under the Council Regulation of Welfare of Animals...
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British Showjumping Member Update – Winter Qualifiers & Finals 2021
January 20, 2021
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Podcast News Update - 19th January 2021
January 19, 2021
Listen to the latest podcast where CEO Iain Graham gives host Adam Cromarty an update about the current national lockdown, the steps that are being put in place to ensure the sport can resume as quickly as restrictions allow, qualifying events and much more. Adam also...
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Blue Chip discount IS BACK for ALL Blue Light card holders.
January 07, 2021
In tough times, AGAIN, Blue Chip are pleased to support key and critical workers across all the emergency services and social care. For a third lockdown, Blue Chip have announced discounts for all Blue Light card holders, or those with an online account. Tom Dalby, CEO...
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COVID-19 Update for Coaches
January 07, 2021
  British Showjumping have received clarity from their insurers SEIB in respect of training activity being undertaken independently by coaches, who are recognised and listed with the Association, during this period of national lockdown. The advice being given to all those that meet the criteria above and...
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British Showjumping – 5th January National Lockdown
January 05, 2021
Yesterday’s announcement by the UK Government and the First Minister of Scotland to increase measures to combat the current COVID-19 pandemic by introducing a national lockdown until mid-February will see the suspension of all British Showjumping organised activities until the measures have been lifted. During the...
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BEF COVID update: 05 January 2021
January 05, 2021
  All home nations are now under lockdown restrictions across the United Kingdom, with the exception of some offshore islands. Across the four countries, the message is to ‘stay at home’ and only go out for essential reasons such as work that cannot be done from...
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BEF COVID-19 Update 30th December 2020 : more areas of England move to Tier 4
December 30, 2020
  Additional areas of England will be moved into Tier 4 status as of 00.01 31 December the Sectary of State has just announced. The following areas will move up a level: Leicester City Leicestershire (Oadby and Wigston, Harborough, Hinckley and Bosworth, Blaby, Charnwood, North West Leicestershire, Melton) Lincolnshire (City...
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British Showjumping COVID-19 statement - 20th December 2020
December 20, 2020
Following the various Government announcements in the last 24 hours regarding travel can we please remind all members in Scotland, England and Wales to follow the guidance relevant to their part of the country/region. We are continuing to run affiliated competition and activities where this is...
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