Countdown begins to Belton Horse Trials 2016

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Final preparations are under way ahead of the Belton Horse Trials 2016, taking place next month.

Tickets to the popular event (April 15-17), in the grounds of Belton House, are on sale.

Organisers say this year’s event will feature more family entertainment than ever, including a brand new interactive zone, an inter-hunt relay, a family fun fair, stallion parade, over 100 trade stands, a family dog show and a high gate jump competition.

Meanwhile, another packed event schedule is in preparation, with three days of demonstrations, displays and have-a-goes, featuring some of the world’s best known competitive riders.

A fantastic array of trade stands includes many well-known brands such as British clothing brand Joules and ‘new brand on the block’ Noble Outfitters, plus everything from locally produced food and drink to bespoke saddles and more.

As in previous years, children under 15 with accompanying adults can get into the event for free. Advance adult admission prices start at £8 for Friday, April 15, with the most popular advance tickets for the Saturday and Sunday starting at £15. Those with National Trust membership can access the lowest priced advance tickets available.

Tickets and details of the three-day programme are now available via the website at

Special early bird rates are available for those who buy tickets online.