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The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show *IMPORTANT UPDATE*

*IMPORTANT UPDATE*

It is with great regret that we announce that the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show will not be opening for public access during the event.

CHANGES TO NATIONAL CLASSES AT EQUERRY BOLESWORTH INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW 2019

Due to the inclement weather that is forecast and with rider and horse welfare in mind, Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show have planned to reschedule some of the national classes. The implications of these changes are that all competitors (National BN/90cm – Fox/1.20m classes) will now only jump 3 times during the week, instead of 4. The changes are as follows (all times are approximate):

THE BARBOUR FAMILY LAUNCH A BRAVE NEW ERA FOR BOLESWORTH ESTATE

This week will see the dawn of a new era for Bolesworth Estate in Cheshire as The Barbour family launch its much anticipated rebrand and vision to the public during The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show.

Stars of the Eventing World Tackle The Cazenove Capital Bolesworth Eventing Grand Prix

A stellar cast heads to this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show for what looks set to be a Cazenove Capital Eventing Grand Prix to remember!

EXPERIENCE ALL THAT THE EQUERRY BOLESWORTH INTERNATIONAL HORSE SHOW HAS TO OFFER

Set in the heart of Cheshire, Bolesworth Castle is a prestigious Grade II listed building, which sets the stunning backdrop to the event. The estate is home to 150 residential properties, a similar number of commercial enterprises, and is a magnificent example of rural diversification.

World Class Show Jumpers Head to The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show

A feast of world class show jumping awaits visitors to this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show.

Dressage Leading Lights Hot Foot it to The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show

Major British and continental dressage stars are heading to this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show.

Showcasing The Stars of Tomorrow

With just under one month to go until the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show, preparations are well under for one of the show’s highlights, The Bolesworth Elite Yearling Auction. 

Equitop New Sponsor For Bolesworth Young Horse Championship Show

With just weeks to go until the exciting new Bolesworth Young Horse Championship Show, plans are in the final stages, and entries are now officially open.

The Bolesworth team are delighted to announce new title sponsorship from Equitop for the event which is being held in Cheshire for the first time.

Fast and Furious it’s a ‘MUST WATCH’ The Equerry Bolesworth International - Porsche Ride & Drive

LAST year’s fast and furious Ride & Drive at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show proved a sure fire hit with competitors, celebrities and the early evening ringside spectators alike.

Showcasing the Stars of Tomorrow

With just under one month to go until the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show, preparations are well under way for one of the show’s highlights, The Bolesworth Elite Yearling Auction.  

Hosted on the Friday evening, the Elite Yearling Auction will once again offer a selection of World Class show jumping prospects from leading breeders across the UK & Europe. This year’s vendors include renowned breeders Millfield Stud, Davenport Stud, Dutch Sport Horse Sales and Crown Stud. With breeding highlights from top class stallions, and a strong emphasis once again made on ‘Black Type’ dam lines, the class of 2019 is an outstanding collection of yearlings. 

Nina Barbour explains: “We are very proud of what we have achieved with this auction, where we put an emphasis on black type dam lines. This year, we will be returning to our original format, showcasing an elite selection of top potential yearlings. Yearlings in June are at a great age for serious buyers and are able to demonstrate a good idea of their raw talent over a pole”. 

Set in the prestigious International Arena against the backdrop of Bolesworth Castle, the Elite Yearling Auction is excited to showcase many of the best show jumping lines including Kannan, Emerald and Cornet Obolensky to name but a few. One particularly special filly is lot number 10, ‘One Rock Star’ by legendary sire Big Star. This filly is also uterine sister to three 1.60m performers- Newton Abbot, Glen Devon and Newton Nickel- with an additional three siblings competing at 1.40-1.50m, a very rare opportunity to buy from such a star studded dam line! The carefully selected yearlings can be viewed by appointment prior to the auction in the paddock next to the Castle Arena, with an official preview at 6pm on Thursday 13th June. All lots will have undergone a thorough veterinary examination on site prior to the auction. 

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The Elite Auction offers buyers an excellent opportunity to purchase a well-bred star for the future in a relaxed yet highly professional environment. The VIP hospitality provides excellent viewing for the auction with no need to register before buying. Alternatively telephone bids can be arranged prior to the show by calling the office on (+44) 1829307676, and the auction can also be viewed at clipmyhorse.tv.

Since the first auction 4 years ago, many horses have now embarked upon successful jumping careers, notably El Tigre (Diamant de Semilly x Cassini) bought by Dave Quigley & Rupert Webb; and Jackson (Verdi x Heartbreaker), bought by Line Raaholt. Both are excelling on the continent in 5yo age classes and prove that our selection process is delivering as promised.

The Bolesworth Elite Yearling Auction 2019 is set to deliver on the same scale, offering a fantastic opportunity for buyers to view a serious selection of well-bred yearlings all with the pedigree to perform on a world class stage, whilst enjoying a glamorous evening of the finest hospitality. 

Please visit www.bolesworthinternational.com/elite-auction to view the auction brochure, book hospitality for the evening or to make an appointment to view a yearling. 

Music, Dance, Evening Fun – Where Else? Bolesworth International

It may be the big red wall that draws you to Cheshire or the likes of dressage legends Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin but when world class equestrian sport draws to a close at Bolesworth International – that’s when the party really begins!

Leading Event Riders to Tackle Bolesworth Eventing Grand Prix

World Number One event rider, Oliver Townend heads a stellar cast of the country’s very best competitors set to take part in the Cazenove Capital Eventing Grand Prix held at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show.

The Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show - One Month To Go

Highly regarded as a ‘must visit’ on the summer show circuit, this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show is set to be one ‘hot’ place to be this June.

Make it a Weekend to Remember at Bolesworth International

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.

Equerry Horse Feeds - Title Sponsor of The Bolesworth International Horse Show

The Equerry Horse Feeds range includes two fantastic mashes, one for adding extra condition and another for those horses and ponies that need a low energy feed.

Read on to find out more from Equerry – the title sponsor of Bolesworth International Horse Show.

Friday Night is Puissance Night!

WHEN you think of Friday night at Bolesworth International – you immediately think of the Equitop GLME Puissance and the big red wall!

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.

50 Day Countdown to the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show

With just 50 days to go until this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show the final countdown is well and truly on.

Carl Hester and Peter Storr Team Up for Bolesworth International Dressage Demo

DRESSAGE legends Carl Hester and Peter Storr will bring together their many years of experience for an exclusive masterclass at this year’s Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show which takes place 12 – 16 June at the stunning Bolesworth Castle.