Saddle up and take part in the BUCS Equestrian programme.

Over 160 teams take part in the Equestrian competition and it runs throughout the year in a combination of leagues and events. 

2023-24 Season

Entries for the 2023-24 Equestrian Pools stage are now closed. Please see the Pools page above for confirmation of each Pool, with fixtures being uploaded shortly.

Please also see the Sport Specific Affiliations Page, which contains details of all deadlines, including the new method of ranking riders. Please email [email protected] if you have any queries.

About the programme 
Don't have a horse to ride? That's okay. All BUCS riders compete on a borrowed horse.

Riders compete in both dressage and show jumping, where their combined scores make up their final result. 

  • The first teams take part in the championship
  • The second, third and fourth teams in the trophy


Teams will be placed into regionalised pools by the BUCS Executive, and will compete against 3 other teams from within the pool. Teams will host one match, and travel to compete in two other matches. The top 3 teams from each pool in the Championship will proceed onto the regionals along with the 6 best individual riders, and in the Trophy the top 3 teams from each pool will qualify to the regional round, and the winners of the regional round progress onto the National Finals.


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