Terms and Conditions

Arena Bookings

  1. Food/Refreshment by SNEC only
  2. Trade stands by agreement only
  3. All booking times must include allowance for set up and breakdown
  4. SNEC contact on call for emergencies only
  5. Set up & breakdown by hirer
  6. All horse dropings must be removed from arenas
  7. Arena rules to be strictly adhered to
  8. All bookings must be accompanied by a risk assessment form & a deposit cheque for 25% of total hire fee
  9. The hirer is responsible for obtaining suitable first aid to meet the event requirements
  10. Hirers to comply with any member of the SNEC team
  11. All Prices relate to training/development events.  Competition events will incur a service charge.
  12. If the client decides to cancel the event or withdraw from the booking agreement, they are responsible for the full amount of the booking fee and to any costs borne by SNEC in connection with the event, up to the date of the clients written cancellation.  Providing that notice of the cancellation is received prior to the booking date, if SNEC finds another client for the whole or part of the facility hired, the client is liable to pay only for that part of the facility and for the period of the booking agreement which has not been taken over by the other client. The balance of the booking fee is due 30 days prior to the event, any additional costs incurred during the event will be invoiced accordingly.
  13. All horsescotland member bodies are entitled to a 15% discount, individual members 10% discount
  14. All breakages must be paid for

Entries for Events

The following terms & conditions apply to any showjumping or dressage event organised by the Scottish National Equestrian Centre.

  1. By entering for any competition during an event, the athlete recognises they are participating in a risk sport.
  2. The decision of the jury is final.
  3. The organiser reserves the right to limit the number of entries.
  4. In the event of insufficient starters in any competition, the organiser reserves the right to withhold lower prizes.
  5. The organiser will not accept any legal liability for accidents, loss, damage, injury or illness to horses, owners, grooms, riders, spectators or any property owned by them.
  6. Any person responsible for a stallion as owner, lessee, authorised agent or rider must adhere to all British Showjumping rules regarding stallions, in particular rules 82.20 and 102.12.
  7. Athletes must be suitably dressed.
  8. Fences in the warm-up arena will be flagged and must be jumped in the correct direction. Practice fences may not be higher than 10cm above the stated height of the competition in the schedule.
  9. Athletes are expected to parade mounted for awards unless prior permission is obtained from the jury not to do so. If permission is not obtained prizes may be withheld.