A Hoof-Stomping, Heart-Racing Festival for Horse Enthusiasts

An equestrian fan's dream come true, the much-anticipated Bolesworth International Equestrian Summer Festival presented by Al Shira'aa is back! Taking place from 6th to 16th June, this event gallops into the heart of festival season with a bucket full of excitement and entertainment for horse enthusiasts and families alike.

Unbridled Excitement With Horse Competitions

A true showcase of the equestrian world, the festival features top international athletes competing in a multitude of horse competitions. Witness the awe-inspiring prowess of horses and riders as they clear hurdles in the CSI3* showjumping and marvel at the breathtaking skill displayed during the LeMieux Puissance evening. The equestrian spectacle continues with the much-anticipated JCL Eventing Grand Prix, along with special classes designed to celebrate our young equine stars and ponies.

More Than Just An Equestrian Event

But don't just saddle up and gallop off thinking this is only for horse lovers. Far from it! The Bolesworth International Equestrian Summer Festival balances equestrian events with a plethora of entertainment and leisure activities to keep all attendees engaged.

Shopping, Music and More

Horse enthusiasts - scratch that - shopping enthusiasts are in luck! Dash over to the festival's shopping area for a chance to browse and bag equestrian-related goodies or regular festival merchandise. And while your pockets might take a little hit, your eardrums are safe with the soothing sounds of live music performances setting the backdrop to your retail therapy.

High in the Skies and On the Ground for the Young Ones

Eager for some sky-high thrills? The much-admired hot air balloon displays offer attendees the perfect chance to get a birds-eye view of the festival. Those wanting to stay closer to the ground can attend the Gallagher Foal and Yearling Auction, where the sale of future equestrian prodigies provides a unique glimpse into the equestrian world.

And for our younger festival-goers, there are interactive zones filled with child-friendly activities to keep the fun going!

Remember, the Bolesworth International Equestrian Summer Festival is an event not simply to be attended, but to be experienced. So whether you're a seasoned equestrian or someone who can't differentiate a gallop from a canter, rest assured there's something for everyone at this action-packed festival. So, mark those calendars from June 6th to 16th and get ready for a hoof-stomping, heart-racing experience!


  • Original Title: "Festival fun for horse fans", Horse&Rider Magazine