Top Event Riders Head to HorseFest this July

Mary King

Top Event Riders Head to HorseFest this July

This July top event riders Mary King, Jonty Evans and Lydia Heywood will be among equestrian professionals heading to Cheshire-based event, HorseFest.

When & Where: Kelsall Hill Equestrian Centre, Cheshire – July 8 to 10 2022

HorseFest, presented by John Oates Horseboxes, is a fantastic new weekend festival designed to celebrate all things horse. Visitors will be able to watch, listen and learn from experts as the sport’s leading names will be on hand to answer questions. HorseFest will bring together a magical mix of equestrian experts, elite riders and horse lovers to learn, have fun and create special memories over a summer weekend.

Well known for her skills in producing young horses, competing in the Olympics and winning gold medals, Mary King will be passing on her skills and expertise that she has worked hard to achieve over her professional career.


Jonty Evans, so well-known for his fantastic relationship with top ride Cooley Rorkes Drift, will be at HorseFest telling the story that captured the hearts of thousands when their partnership was secured thanks to a successful crowd-funding campaign.

Jonty Evans
Jonty Evans

The talented presenter will also interview a host of other major names from the horse world, holding demonstrations, having fun Q&A sessions, talk shows, workshops, discussions, and so much more.

It’s the place to be for your horsey fix this summer.

Also trotting over HorseFest will be Jamaican event rider, Lydia Heywood. Well known for her determination to succeed in the sport of eventing, alongside her valued role in mentoring at the Ebony Horse Club in Brixton, London, Lydia will be taking part in the interactive rider problem-solving workshops. The young event rider will also hold a talk about creating a career with horses while providing advice on producing a young horse ready for eventing.

Lydia Heywood
Lydia Heywood

Proud to wear the Jamaican colours, Lydia is the only Caribbean representing her country in the sport and also works hard to promote diversity and inclusion in the equestrian world.

At night, unwind, relax or dance the night away with music and entertainment, or get involved with fun quizzes as you treat yourself to a drink (or two).


Throughout the event, there will be a variety of tasty and innovative food stalls, bars, and a shopping village that will include horsey and lifestyle stands to browse and enjoy.

More details and Tickets will be on sale in February 2022

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We hope to see you there!


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