What’s New at This Year’s Osberton International
HAVE you missed attending a major three-day-event over the last 18-months?
Now’s your chance to get close-up and personal to the country’s leading event riders and horses heading to Osberton International Horse Trials.
This popular autumn fixture will see a host of new features and attractions over the four days and runs from September 29 to October 3, incorporating the prestigious British Eventing Young Horse Championship.
There’s no better event for an end of season party and get together than this Nottinghamshire competition that offers top class action, a trade stand village allowing you to shop til you drop, great places to eat and drink, evening entertainment and even camping on site.
Amongst a number of exciting developments organiser and course designer, Stuart Buntine has re-routed the cross-country course which will run through the trade stand village adding drama and atmosphere for spectators and competitors alike.
From the members enclosure visitors will be able see the dressage, show jumping and cross country sections whilst relaxing and enjoying light refreshments.
The team at long-time supporter and sponsor British Polo Gin will be hosting themed nights in a fantastic party atmosphere each evening to bring each day to a close.
The ever popular Pony Club show jumping takes centre stage on the Sunday running alongside the Driving Marathon as part of the first ever national driving event to be held at Osberton International.
It’s all set for the fun and action from the Pony Club Mounted Games - always worth a watch - catch the action on the Sunday it’s bound to be a big hit.
The British Eventing Young Horse Championship includes the 4 YO Showcase, 5, 6 & 7 YO national championships all in action Thursday to Saturday.
The Four-year-old Showcase will be held as the feature class on the Thursday and includes a new dressage test, with the showjumping and cross-country all in one arena incorporating a water jump, bank and ditch while the Five-year-old takes place at CCI1* level for the first time.
With the aim of bringing the championships format together the dressage for the Five, Six and Seven-year-olds will run on the Thursday, with cross-country taking place on Friday, rounding off with the show jumping for all three age groups building to a fitting reverse order climax on the Saturday.
The cross-country for the Young Horse Championships will run on the very best ground with the course looking in pristine condition and allowing the country’s leading contenders to gallop across the fantastic Osberton parkland.
Entry to the event is FREE, just head over to the BEDE Events website to book your car parking, membership and camping today!