Office Opens for Bumper Burghley
Box Office is now open for what will be the best ever Burghley
Masterfoods Horse Trials (4th-7th September).
event, which provides a higher competitive standard than the Olympics,
is already the worlds favourite horse trials but this year
it will be offering so much more.
addition to Burghley providing the last chance to see the top
riders before they leave for the European Championships, visitors
will be able to see Badminton Champion Pippa Funnell giving her
all to claim the richest prize in the sports history by winning
the $250,000 (£150,000) Rolex Grand Slam but she
must win, second place will not be good enough.
final phase of show jumping on Sunday is always the climax of
Burghley but this year the trot-up will take place from 8.00-9.30a.m.
and Three Day Event Show Jumping will finish at 1.00p.m.. Visitors
will then be able to enjoy a packed ring programme, which will
include Four-In-Hand Obstacle Driving, Power Show Jumping and
Celebrity Gymkhana Games as well as The Band of The Parachute
Regiment and the traditional Parade of Foxhounds.
this as well as the finest shopping of any outdoor show in the
country with over 300 shops and the chance to see some exciting
attractions on the other days of the event such as the Burghley
Strongid-P Pony Club Team Jumping on Thursday and the finals of
the Burghley Winergy Young Event Horse Series on Friday.
discounts are available for some tickets booked in advance and
all accompanied children aged 12 and under enter the showground
free of charge. So plan ahead, take advantage and book early to
make sure you enjoy what promises to be the biggest and best Burghley
ever. Separate tickets will be required for the afternoon performance.
the Box Office on 01933 304744 or visit the website at www.burghley-horse.co.uk
for further information on the event and a comprehensive and secure
online ticket booking service.