The largest outdoor equestrian show in the UK, the Royal Windsor Horse Show will be kicking off its celebrations. The popular event will see over 3,000 horses and ponies taking part in jumping, showing, championship and carriage driving classes.
For over 65 years, the show has been a famous annual occurrence which takes place in Her Majesty The Queen’s private grounds at Windsor Castle. It allows visitors the unique opportunity to participate in events and see plenty of exciting displays, many of which have never been seen in the UK.
The DAKS Pony Club Mounted Games will be taking place throughout the whole week with the grand finale and trophy presentations being held on the Sunday. Additionally, the club will also be running their own Tetrathlon and jumping competitions at the show.
Children will absolutely love the old-fashioned themed fun fair. With swing chairs, a merry-go-round, ferris wheel and helter skelter, there is plenty to keep kids of all ages entertained for hours on end.
If you are looking for a bit of a thrill, be sure to head over to the Land Rover driving experience course. Here you can test the car manufacturer’s latest models as you drive around their hair-raising course “The Terrapod”.
Whether you are planning on visiting the Horse Show for one day or a few, why not make it an extra special occasion by turning your trip into a mini break? With so much to see and do in Windsor including world-famous tourist attractions, restaurants, the theatre and scenic walks, you are bound to be impressed with the Queen’s hometown.
With plenty of top class accommodation to cater for the growing demand in the area, you will never struggle to find the perfect place to stay either. With everything from B+Bs and serviced apartments to short term lets, you are sure to find the perfect accommodation to suit your needs.
Tickets for the Royal Windsor Horse Show are on sale now and can be purchased online or by phoning 0844 581 4960. You can also book tickets in person at Windsor Information Centre which can be found in the Old Booking Hall.