Competitor information

We're excited to be able to welcome you to the 2024 NAF Five Star Winter Championships and Petplan Area Festival Championships, running from Wednesday 10 - Sunday 14 April 2024 at Addington Equestrian in Buckinghamshire.

Competition schedule

The full schedule for all competitors is available below - this outlines all of the information you need on which classes are taking place when, prize money and all of the terms and conditions of entering and attending the show: 



Entries are now open and close at 22.00 on Thursday 14 March - no late entries will be accepted. Entries for the Championships will only be accepted online via My Riding Life by the link below:


If you experience any difficulties making an entry or require support please text the My Riding Life Team on 07798 626075. If you have any queries or wish to make any changes to an existing entry please contact the Show Secretary on 07790 309424 or

Times will be published on the entries, times and results page from 10.00 on 6 April 2024. Please note that as this is a Championship all times are drawn and cannot be changed.


A combination of permanent and temporary stabling is available to book when you are making you entry, visit the link below for all of the information on stabling:


Equine Flu Vaccinations

All horses and ponies at the show must have a current and valid record of vaccination against Equine Influenza that fully complies with Rule 10 in the British Dressage Members' Handbook. All vaccination certificates will be checked at the Stable Manager's Office when horses and ponies arrive at the show. All horses and ponies must have been vaccinated within the past 12 months before arriving at the show and horses and ponies that have been recently vaccinated must have seven clear days after the vaccination before arrival. Horses and ponies without a valid vaccination certificate on arrival will not be allowed to remain at the Championships.



Ideally music should be provided as an mp3 file by emailing it to to arrive by Sunday 7 April at the latest. The file name must be in the format “horse name, rider name, level” for clear identification of the music.

If this is not possible, music may be presented on a CD or an mp3 file on a USB stick (one mp3 file per stick) which must be given to the Show Secretary by the competitor at least one hour before the start of the competition for which the music is required. You must ensure that CDs are marked with horse and rider names on the box containing the disc and also on the disc itself. USB sticks must be presented in a small envelope marked with rider and horse names, plus a means of identifying the horse and rider attached to the USB stick itself. It is strongly advised that a second copy should also be provided.

Please note the organiser cannot be held responsible for the quality of the recording or any mishap that may occur with the music.

Exercise and warm up

Arena walks, a general exercise arena and competition warm up arenas will all be available for competitors at the Championships. For more information on these, including the times they are available, please follow the below link:


What to expect at the Championships

From arriving at Addington Equestrian, to staying on site, facilities, prize givings, live streaming and photography, all of the information you need can be found below:


New venue updates

For all of the latest information on the Championships moving to new venue Addington Equestrian, please visit the page below: