How to Enter

Sidmouth Horse Trials

Calling hobby horses, hooden horses, Maris, Souling Horses, Broads, Dragons, Zebroids, Ungulates (odd and even-toed), and all manner of fanciful beasts.

Contestants will be introduced to the audience in the showring and then put through their paces.

  • The Jump
  • Dressage
  • Demonstrate your Secret skill

The competition will be judged by our team of esteemed and impartial judges.

The Aardman Trophy will be awarded by Peter Lord, founder of Aardman Animation and creator of Morph.

Rosettes may be awarded.

Open to all hobby horses and beasts (mythical or real)

All entries must complete a form detailing their lineage and characteristics.

  • Download your entry form.
  • Fill it in
  • Bring it along

Entry Form

Download your entry form and bring it along.     


Forms will also be available at the Registration 12.30pm (see below)

Where?    At the Hub, Port Royal – at The Ham end of the Sidmouth Esplanade

When?     Sunday 6th August 2023

12.30  Registration at the Ham Eating Area
1pm    UkeStroud entertain with Horse Songs
1.15    Convene at the performance space – bus turning area 
1.30    The Trials Begin


Stephen Rowley – Ringmaster –   07803052723

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