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We are happy to announce that the Volunteer applications for 2024 are now live!

As everyone knows, the sport of eventing cannot exist without volunteers. Volunteers show up rain or shine, with smiles and graciously give their free time to make sure everyone has a fun and safe day of sport. So this will be the first time, but most certainly not the last, that we say THANKYOU!

Our 2024 competition (22nd – 25th August) will include The Scottish Grassroots Festival Championships, BE90/BE100, CCI1*, CCI2*-L, CCI3*-L, CCI4*-S & CCI4*-L.  In addition, we will have all the non-eventing classes we’ve had in previous years including British Show Jumping, Hunters, HOYS qualifiers, Highland Pony Show, NPS Scotland, Sunday Showing and Pony Club Games. We have a renowned shopping village, a food hall, top catering & food offerings and so much more!

The event timetable is still being finalised, but we are expecting to run 3 days of cross country on ThursdaySaturday, and Sunday this year. For the most part, volunteer shifts will be full day shifts again, ranging in times from 7-8am through to 5-6pm. If you’re not able to volunteer for a full day we do have a limited number of part day roles.

We will need volunteers for everything from course decoration & course building (especially for the changeovers from dressage to show jumping), arena parties, crossing points, collecting rings, programme sellers, social media & many more!

Please sign up to the role on the day(s) you are interested in helping with. If you sign up to a general or floating role we will do our best to assign you to a position based on experience and availability as indicated in the questionnaire you will complete. Not all roles require equestrian experience, but all roles are important, needed and your participation is very much appreciated!

In return for your volunteering during the horse trials, we will offer you:

  • Three or more full day shifts between Thursday-Sunday – Season entry to the full event, Free duration camping, Joules T-shirt.
  • Two full day shifts including Saturday and/or Sunday – Season entry to the full event, Free duration camping.
  • Two full day shifts Thursday/Friday – Season entry to the full event, 50% off the cost of a duration camping pitch.
  • Any one full day shift – Free Season entry to the full event.

Please note: half day shifts will be totalled and will count towards your eligibility for rewards.

In addition to the above rewards, for all your hard work volunteers will receive lunch, snacks & refreshments on the days they are working.


We have a FAQ page on the volunteer system which we will be updating regularly which can be found in the documents section, but if there is something that you can’t see on there please drop an email via the Volunteer system and one of the team will be in touch.


We can’t wait to see everyone Back at Blair in August!   


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