Get Set for a Summer Spectacular at The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show!

Bolesworth International Horse Show S/J Michael Pender on Acorad 3.

Get Set for a Summer Spectacular at The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show!

If you’re a fan of world-class show jumping, international dressage and high-end shopping and dining, you won’t want to miss this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show.

The 2017 event is taking place from June 14 to 18 in the stunning grounds of Bolesworth Castle near Tattenhall, Chester.

Bolesworth International Horse Show
Bolesworth International Horse Show – Early Bird Ticket Offer

The five-day event offers a unique and thrilling experience, which combines top-level dressage and showjumping competitions with great shopping, a host of thrilling water sports on the lake and fun family entertainment.

Enjoy the sheer elegance of the dressage competitions drawing an international field, including the renowned Carl Hester on the Wednesday and Thursday, and experience some heart-stopping moments as the daredevil show jumpers attempt the famous big red wall during the Equitop Myoplast Puissance on the Friday evening.


Watch the excitement unfold during the CSI**** International, held in the magnificent international arena complete with its very own moat, where the top showjumpers will be competing for a record prize fund.

Set in beautiful surroundings, the show offers something for everyone with a demonstration from dressage maestro Carl, to Grand Prix showjumping, the glamourous fashion of Ladies Day and the exciting Jockey’s Challenge, where top National Hunt jockeys battle it out against the showjumpers!

Besides the equestrian action there are a host of displays and attractions across the showground for all the family to enjoy.

New for 2017 and set to be a massive crowd-pleaser is the Spectacular International Water Sports Festival which includes an international competition focus and activity zone.

Water sports on the lake at Bolesworth International
Water sports on the lake at Bolesworth International

If you can tear yourself away from all the action, go and browse the many trade stands in the shopping village. From well-known equestrian brands to jewellery and home furnishings, there’s something for everyone in the selection of high-quality retailers.

After the thrill of the equestrian competitions and all that shopping, there’s plenty of choice for refreshments, with a whole host of food and drink options. From gourmet burgers and delicious food in the Bolesworth Bistro to fine dining in the VIP Hospitality Suite, you’re not going to go hungry! And for those who fancy quenching their thirst with something sparkling, visit the champagne bar for a truly memorable experience.

The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show runs from Wednesday, June 14 to Sunday, June 18. Get 40% off gate prices if you pre-book your tickets online. General admission tickets are available at a pre-sale price of just £12 for the Thursday and Friday, and £20 for Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday. Under 12s can enjoy free admission, while a season ticket is at a not-to-be-missed pre-sale price of £40. Tickets can be bought online at

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