The Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials 2024 is set to take place from 19 to 22 September 2024, and it is a must for any eventing enthusiast.
It’s four days of eventing action, including Dressage, Cross Country and Showjumping, all taking place in the breathtaking grounds of one of Britain’s most beautiful and historic venues – Blenheim Palace, home of the Duke of Marlborough.
With the palace as the backdrop to the superb sport, the competition is now firmly established in the eventing calendar, attracting the world’s best riders and thousands of spectators who return each year to watch the four-day event.
The event will feature the most challenging and exciting competitions in eventing, including dressage, cross-country, and show jumping, and will bring together some of the best riders, horses, and equestrian enthusiasts from around the world.
There will also be a plethora of equine delights, including the Riding Club and Pony Club Eventer Challenge, the ROR Southern Dressage Championship, and not forgetting the superb shopping and food options.
There truly is something for everyone at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials.
There are a range of tickets available for the event – please see the ticket information page for more details and prices.
You can purchase tickets on the day, but they will be more expensive than tickets bought online in advance. Tickets can only be purchased using a credit or debit card on the day.
Children 12 years of age and under can enter the event for free when accompanied by an adult. But if you are purchasing seating, you will also need to purchase seating for all children. Tickets can be booked in advance via the online box office.
It is highly recommended that you book your tickets in advance as pre-booking is essential for all visits to the Palace.
The horse trials is a separate event and it is not free to Blenheim Palace annual pass holders. You will need to purchase tickets to gain entry to the event.
Admission is free of charge after 4.00pm on each day of the event.
The gates will open at 7.00am each morning, closing each day at approximately 6.00pm. Grandstands will close at 5.00pm.
The Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials attracts loyal attendees each year who come along to enjoy the range of competitions, extensive shopping opportunities and a variety of attractions for all the family in the stunning grounds of Blenheim Palace.
Make the most of your visit to the horse trials, and have a look around Blenheim Palace. The team are offering 50% off access to the Palace, Park and Gardens using code BPHT50.
The Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials is known as a ‘three-day-event’, even though the actual competition is run over four days! This is because the event is made up of three phases: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping, with the dressage phase taking place over the first two days.
Here are some tips and information from previous events to help make your visit to Blenheim Palace a happy and memorable occasion.