THE 2013 SHOW
30th May - 2nd June
The Bolesworth Showjumping Classic, the UK’s most innovative and entertaining equestrian event, has announced its dates for 2011. The event will run from Thursday, June 9th to Sunday, June 12th at Bolesworth Castle, near Tattenhall in Cheshire.
Last year, 18,000 spectators watched some of the world’s top showjumping and event riders compete for a prize fund of nearly £60,000, with Nick Skelton winning the Aquashield Grand Prix and Anthony Condon the Liverpool Volkswagen Eventers’ Grand Prix.
“It’s a wonderful showcase for modern rural life.”
Badminton and Burghley winner, Oliver Townend, who’s planning to compete at next year’s event, said: “The Bolesworth Showjumping Classic is a highlight of the summer. The event attracts some of the best riders in the business and the setting in the grounds of Bolesworth Castle is absolutely stunning. Bolesworth also has something extra - brilliant family entertainment and a friendly atmosphere.”
The Bolesworth Showjumping Classic, heading into its 4th year, is the brainchild of 30-year-old Nina Barbour who now helps to the run the Bolesworth Estate following the death of her father three years ago.
Anthony Barbour had a distinguished reputation as a pioneering landowner who regenerated the local economy and created hundreds of new jobs by developing the Bolesworth Castle estate into a modern and sustainable commercial enterprise.
Nina Barbour said: “The Bolesworth Showjumping Classic is the centrepiece of our summer. It’s a wonderful showcase for modern rural life. We combine top-class equestrian sport with up-to-date entertainment for families who want to enjoy a great day out.”