Cross Country Schooling 2024

Coaches will pre-register their groups by email to and pay using e-transfer, PayPal or credit card. No cash transactions or paperwork done onsite.  No more than about 20 horses in 4 or 5 groups on the field at one time. Time slots (1.5 hours each) are pre-booked on a first come basis. The jumps are loosely arranged in 4 pods each around a fixed feature – M&M water jump; North Water; Sunken Road and 208 Corner Bank.  The coffin complex will also be open. There are a few jumps around the little ditches in the trees as well and more low level in the main field.    XC Schooling Site Plan of Pods.

Schooling days are subject to field conditions and volunteer availability.  Please check this website shortly before each session to confirm it’s going ahead.

All riders must complete a XC Schooling Waiver_CVES-fillable-form (coming soon) and drop in the box on the day when checking in at the tent or email it beforehand to

In 2024, Cross Country Schooling Days are planned for:

  • June 15 (Sat)   – Cancelled.  Field not ready for use yet.  too wet.
  • July 1?,2? or 3? (TBA)   Weekday Start 9:00 am – Last Horse to start at 5:00 pm
  • July 24 (Wed)   Weekday Start 9:00 am – Last Horse to start at 5:00 pm
  • August 22 (Thu) Weekday Start 9:00 am – Last Horse to start at 5:00 pm

Cost is $30for CVES members and $35 for non-members.

Riders must be HCBC members and be accompanied by an insured coach.  Coaches must show proof that they are appropriately insured. Please email in a copy of your current Coach’s Insurance to  We will keep it on file for the year so this just has to be done once per year.

CVES membership is only $20 (includes a $5 discount at every schooling day, (dressage and XC) and $10 off Horse Trials entry.  Join by clicking here.

All riders must be accompanied by an insured Coach and be current HCBC members. Dogs must be kept on a leash at all times or, better yet, leave them at home.