Bolesworth and Liverpool International Horse Show Welcome Showing for the First Time

Bolesworth Showing to be welcomed to the 2021 event

Bolesworth and Liverpool International Horse Show Welcome Showing for the First Time The Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show is welcoming showing classes to the calendar for the very first time. Set to run 7th-11th July, this year’s event is anticipated to attract competitors from across the UK for the LeMieux Mountain & Moorland Direct Qualifier in the Main Arena on Wednesday 7th July, with the coveted Supreme Championship Final to be held at Liverpool International Horse Show. Traditionally hosted at Olympia, the final will take place on New Year’s Day…

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Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show Announce Cancellation

Bolesworth International Horse Show VIP Hospitality and Ticket Upgrades image of showring with new branding

Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show Announce Cancellation for 2020 Equestrian News :: Everything Horse Organisers of the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show have announced cancellation of the 2020 event by release of the following statement; We have been closely monitoring the status of the COVID-19 pandemic as events have unfolded Nationally and Internationally.  Following the Government public health guidance regarding social distancing, and the termination of non-essential travel, together with the statement that emergency services have been withdrawn from supporting mass gatherings, it is clear that events of this scale…

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New Upgrades and VIP Hospitality at Bolesworth Int 2020

Bolesworth International Horse Show VIP Hospitality and Ticket Upgrades image of showring with new branding

New Luxury Upgrades and VIP Hospitality at Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show 2020 VISITING this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show and want to enjoy the very best experience throughout the day? This year for the first time, spectators can start the day in style with a mouth-watering champagne breakfast at Bolesworth Castle. With private access to the estate and valet parking, once you are fully satisfied after breakfast, and ready to watch some of the world’s leading riders in action you will enjoy a luxury transfer service to the showground to…

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Bolesworth Dressage Round-Up, Day One

CHARLOTTE DUJARDIN and Mount St John Freestyle take the honours

Despite the rain, Dressage competition got underway today at Bolesworth International Horse Show with fine wins from two of Britain’s best, Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin. There was further success for Sarah Higgins, following victory at Somerford Park Premier League Dressage and a selection of Young Horse Class finals to call winners on too. Grand Prix Double Olympic dressage champion, Charlotte Dujardin was on top form today winning the UK Grand Prix on board 10-year-old mare, Mount St John Freestyle – a horse that could take her all the way…

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Bolesworth International Horse Show 2019 Closed to Public for Entire Event

Bolesworth International horse show

The team at Bolesworth International Horse Show has this afternoon regrettably announced that this year’s event will not be opened to the public. The organisers have released the following statement; A huge effort has been undertaken by the team throughout the build-up and with continued improvements site wide on going, however with the significant volumes of consistent rainfall we have experienced in the past 48hrs and with further significant rain forecast, we have had to take the difficult decision on the grounds of safety to close the event for public…

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Bolesworth Closed to the Public for Opening Day

Bolesworth International Horse Show - Anthony Condon on Balzac

The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show has announced closure of the event to the public today due to the conditions caused by the unusual amount of rainfall. The decision was made with health and safety for all in mind. Each year hundreds of hours of work go into putting the spectacular Bolesworth International Horse Show together. Nina Barbour and her team have worked endlessly to prevent the announcement of closure in the weeks running up to the event. By preserving the ground earlier in the week, there is hope for…

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7 Great Reasons to Attend Bolesworth International Horse Show

Bolesworth International Horse Show

The countdown is on! With less than one month to go, here we take a look at 7 great reasons to attend Cheshire’s most talked about equestrian event. Highly regarded as a ‘must visit event’ on the summer show circuit, this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show is set to be one ‘hot’ place to be this June (12th to 16th, 2019) The five-day event brings together world-class equestrian sport and family entertainment combined with the finest hospitality in the fantastic setting of Bolesworth Castle. Highlights include the Carl Hester…

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Camping at Bolesworth International 2019

camping at bolesworth

Make the most out of the 2019 Bolesworth International Horse Show by Camping On-Site  As the countdown to The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show gets underway don’t forget there’s a great range of accommodation options available to make the most of the event. Adding to the buzz and excitement of the International equestrian show, the camping and Festihut site is located just off the main drive. Set in a stunning grassed area within the beautiful grounds of the Bolesworth Estate, facilities are set up to receive tents, campervans and caravans.…

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Captain Mark Phillips To Build At Exciting New Three-Leg Eventing Grand Prix Series

Captain Mark Phillips To Build At Exciting New Three-Leg Eventing Grand Prix Series

Captain Mark Phillips To Build At Exciting New Three-Leg Eventing Grand Prix Series Captain Mark Phillips, one of the world’s leading cross-country course designers, has been confirmed to build at a new three-leg Eventing Grand Prix series. Notable for course-designing at Burghley Horse Trials for the last 13 years, Capt Phillips will be responsible for the course at this year’s Cazenove Capital Eventing Grand Prix held at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. And as part of a new innovation, the top five placed riders in the class will qualify…

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Carl Hester to Present Exclusive Masterclass at Bolesworth International 2019

Carl Hester Demo - Charlotte Dujardin on Uthopia

Carl Hester to Present Exclusive Masterclass at Bolesworth International 2019 Carl Hester has teamed up with FEI 4* Judge, Peter Storr, to bring visitors to the Equerry Horse Feeds Bolesworth International 2019 and exclusive Masterclass for 2019. The Masterclass, which will take place during Wednesday evening’s (7pm) timetable of events, follows an incredibly successful two years of demonstrations for Carl and his team of horses. The new Masterclass, titled ‘80% Is The New 70%’ – Through The Eyes Of The Judges – on Wednesday, June 12 at 7pm. With such…

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Entries Open for Bolesworth International 2019

Showjumping at Bolesworth International

Entries Open for the Equerry Bolesworth International 2019 Entries are now open for the 2019 Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show, with a host of classes from top-level CSI4* to the Amateur Series at 1.25m and 1,15m level. There will also be a full range of national, age and pony competitions available for entry too. This year’s event, due to take place June 12 to 16 at Bolesworth Castle in Cheshire, will welcome national and international entries, providing competitors the opportunity to compete in one of the best amphitheatre-style international arenas…

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25% Off! Bolesworth Ticket Offer for Spring

25% Off Bolesworth International Tickets for 2019 - offer runs until April 2019

25% Off! Bolesworth Ticket Offer for Spring If the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show (June 12 – 16, 2019) is in your calendar for ‘must attend’ events this year, you won’t want to miss this amazing spring savings offer. The Cheshire based event, held in the grounds of the stunning Bolesworth Estate, will be running the 25% off tickets offer until the end of April. With a packed line-up of competition, featuring many of the leading riders from home and abroad, the show provides a feast of equestrian sport at…

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Bolesworth International Announce 2019 Line-Up

Billy Twomey competing at Bolesworth International

Bolesworth International Announce 2019 Line-Up It’s all systems go for this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show with a full programme of National and International Dressage and Showjumping running from June 11 to 16. This year’s show comes back bigger than ever before, with a schedule set to attract some of the best riders from home and abroad. To raise the bar of competition, the International Showjumping will feature an expanded CSI 4*.  This will run alongside the popular CSI Amateur series, with classes at 1.15m and 1.25m, open to…

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New Members’ Upgrade at Bolesworth International

NEW Members upgrade available. Enjoying Bolesworth International

New Members’ Upgrade at Bolesworth International This year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show will see a new exclusive members’ upgrade at the prestigious event. The five-day event takes place in the stunning grounds of Bolesworth Castle near Tattenhall, Cheshire from June 12 to June 16, 2019 and the new members’ package includes an area within Club Boles with fantastic facilities and ringside seating and viewing. Said Show President, Nina Barbour: “We are always looking at new ideas and ways to improve the event and really feel that the upgrade option…

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Bolesworth International Horse Show – Early Bird Ticket Offers Now On…

Charlotte Dujardin and Mount St John Freestyle in winning mode

Early Bird Tickets On Sale Now for Bolesworth International Horse Show Why not secure yourself an amazing discount if you are planning a fantastic trip to The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show this summer? For all tickets Wednesday to Sunday, June 12 to 16 you can save yourself a great 40% off gate prices, together with access to free parking, through the special Early Bird offer which applies to all general admission tickets including Season Passes. Simply visit www.bolesworthinternational.com to book tickets with this amazing discount.  The offer will run…

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INTERVIEW Nina Barbour on Combining Work Commitments with Competing

Nina and AK's Culcha Candela in action at London GCT

INTERVIEW Nina Barbour on Combining Work Commitments with Competing LGCT London Success for Nina amid planning the 2018 Liverpool International Horse Show For any business professional, combining work commitments with a passion for your chosen sport and wanting to be the best you can be is never easy.  Here we talk to Nina Barbour, president and founder of both the Liverpool International Horse Show and the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show about her recent success at the Longines Global Champions Tour London.   Tell us about the two horses you took to LGCT London? I…

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Irish Contingent Final Makes Way for Shane Breen’s Puissance Win

Irish Contingent Final Makes Way for Shane Breen’s Puissance Win Shane Breen produces record-breaking performance All male final line-up in 5 stage round Ireland’s Shane Breen produced a record-breaking performance making it a memorable Equerry Bolesworth International Puissance on Friday night. Bolesworth’s International Arena was at its majestic best in glorious sunshine as a capacity crowd witnessed a truly outstanding exhibition of power and precision jumping. Shane and 18-year-old puissance specialist Acorad 3, were immaculate across all five rounds of the Equitop Myoplast-sponsored showpiece, clinching victory by jumping a Bolesworth…

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Matthew Sampson and Django Blue Clinch Victory for Two Phase CSI4* at Bolesworth

Matthew Sampson wins at Bolesworth

Matthew Sampson and Django Blue Clinch Victory for Two Phase CSI4* at Bolesworth Matthew Sampson won the CSI4* two-phase Naylors sponsored class here at Bolesworth yesterday evening on board the bay gelding, Django Blue. 55 riders rode out into the international arena for the opening 1.45 meter four star showjumping class. Following the dressage, spectators looked on in awe at the demanding course that lay ahead for competitors and their horses. The two phase class saw riders who cleared the first round of the jumps continue through to the second round jump…

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Discount on tickets in advance for next week’s Bolesworth International

William Funnell will give a masterclass alongside wife, Pippa Funnell on Wednesday evening.

Discount when booking tickets in advance for next week’s Bolesworth International Show Vistors who plan to visit and enjoy the international line-up of competition at Bolesworth International Horse Show, have only three days left to purchase tickets online for a discount. When booked through this link, the discount will be applied which not only saves you money but time on the gate too. When booked online, discounts off the gate price are 25% and can be purchased through Ticketmaster, so it’s well worth a little organisation now. What is Bolesworth International…

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World Class Show Jumpers Head to Bolesworth International

William Funnell in action at Bolesworth International

World Class Show Jumpers Head to Bolesworth International A FEAST of world-class show jumping awaits visitors to this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show. And the ladies look set to give the men a run for their money across top class action from the Equerry Grand Prix, to Equitop Myoplast Puissance, and Bentley Ride and Drive as they compete for the £300,000 prize fund. Britain’s Leading Lady Rider, Laura Renwick, a regular competitor at the prestigious venue heads to Cheshire once again and is joined by another major British female…

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Royalty Heads to Bolesworth International Horse Show this June

HRH Princess Nariratana

Royalty Heads to Bolesworth International Horse Show this June In Royal Wedding week, there’s a regal air to the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show – HRH Princess Sirivannavari Nariratana of Thailand will be competing in the dressage competition at this year’s event from June 13th to 17th. The 31-year-old Princess Nariratana, who is an international fashion designer, is the daughter of HRH the King of Thailand, Maha Vajiralongkorn and has represented Thailand at the Asian Games in dressage. The Princess joins a list of top international riders heading for Bolesworth,…

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Bolesworth International Host New Classes for 2018

Bolesworth International Horse Show

New Equerry Horse Feeds British Riding Clubs Competition at Bolesworth International The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show has added an exciting new event for British Riding Club competitors at the prestigious venue. Taking place on Saturday, June 16 at 12:40pm in conjunction with British Riding Clubs, there will be an 80cm and 90cm class for British Riding Club members. BOOK TICKETS TO BOLESWORTH INTERNATIONAL TODAY – CLICK HERE There will be four competitions including a Team and Individual Competition at 80cm, and a Team and Individual Competition at 90cm level.…

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Bolesworth International, the 50 Day Countdown is ON!

Bolesworth International, the 50 Day Countdown is ON!

50 Days to Go – The Countdown is On! THE countdown is well and truly on to this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show with just 50 days to go! With the warmer weather on its way summer is just around the corner as Cheshire’s must visit event takes place June 13 to 17 in the stunning grounds of Bolesworth Castle, near Tattenhall. Cheshire’s premier sporting and social occasion offers a unique and thrilling experience not to be missed! The five days combine top-level dressage and world-class show jumping with…

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Pippa and William Funnell to give Masterclass at Bolesworth

Eventing and Showjumping duo, Pippa and William Funnell, are set to team up for an exclusive Masterclass at The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show this summer. Image Pippa Funnell

Pippa and William Funnell to give Masterclass at Bolesworth International Horse Show for 2018 Eventing and Showjumping duo, Pippa and William Funnell, are set to team up for an exclusive Masterclass at The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show this summer. Having won countless Grand Prix’ and being a part of so many British teams, William’s knowledge of producing international level showjumpers has the highest respect, while on the eventing scene Pippa has won every major championship there is and was the first winner of the Rolex Eventing Grand Slam. As…

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National Showjumping Returns to The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show!

National Showjumping Returns to The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show!If you’re a fan of world-class showjumping, international dressage and high-end shopping and dining, you won’t want to miss the 2018 Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show.And back by popular demand the show will once again feature a National Ring with show jumping classes and a host of new and exciting competitions over the five days.The 2018 event is taking place from June 13 to 17 in the stunning grounds of Bolesworth Castle near Tattenhall, Chester and tickets go on sale from…

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