Celebrate your New Year in style with the whole family at the Liverpool International Horse Show with a spectacle that will keep you at the edge of your seat all nightNow in it’s fourth year, the show takes place fromDecember 28 - 31, 2018 at the Echo Arena Liverpool.
Not only is it a serious highlight for the International Sporting Calendar, attracting the best riders in the world, it has become an essential date for the social calendar.
If you are looking for a unique way to spend New Year’s Eve with family and friends, whilst enjoying a fabulous party atmosphere, the final performance of the Liverpool International Horse Show will be a truly memorable one
The Evening Performance kicks off at 7pm with the €75,000 Liverpool International Grand Prix, showcasing some o best horses and riders on the world stage, all vying to win the top prize of the show. The fences will be set at a staggering 1.60m high, and riders will also be competing for Longines FEI World Ranking points. A good result here could move them up the world ranking.
The reigning Liverpool International Grand Prix champion, Irishman Billy Twomey, will be back to defend his title this year. Twomey has won the prestigious class in both 2016 and 2017 with his seasoned campaigner Diaghilev.
At the heart of th extensive shopping village, our Champagne Bar is located next to the Equitop Myoplast Warm-Up Arena, allowing you to get close up and personal to the shows leading horses and riders before they perform. So make sure you are “Insta-ready”!
As well as horse sport, we also bring you motor sport at Liverpool. Arenacross UK Freestyle Motocross crew are guaranteed to have you on the edge of your serat, performing gravity defying stunts against a backdrop of pyro. Also among the seat gripping arena displays we bring you the Shetland Pony Grand National, always a crowd favourite for all ages
Gilles Fortier and his dramatic team of stunt riders and horses will be delivering a world premiere of his new ‘Phoenix’ act, showcasing an emotive collection of equestrian art, acrobatics and fire performers.
There’s more equestrian action with the ‘Battle of the sexes’ Knockout, involving riders racing against each other over two sets of mirror image fences. We reckon this willbe the fastest and most furious show jumping you will see all year..
Finally, we will be joined by World renowned party rock specialist Rick Parfitt JrTogether with his band they will be ramping up the atmosphere as we get closer to midnigh andcounting down to a spectacular show with indoor fireworks and lots of surprises as the clock strikes 12
All evening tickets purchased for Monday, December 31 INCLUDE access to the Shopping Village (with over 80 equestrian and lifestyle outlets) & onsite restaurants from 9am, and unallocated seating is available during the day to watch the action from the Amateur and Pony Show jumping Finals. Tickets also give access to the Champagne Bar in Hall two.
If you are unable to make the evening show, reduced price tickets are available for the shops, restaurants & unallocated daytime arena seating.
To book tickets and for further information visit www.liverpoolhorseshow.com
All performances are suitable for young children, and accessible seating is available by contacting the Echo Arena.