Land Rover Experience
Based on the South side of the Lake throughout each day of the event. At the Land Rover Experience you will have the opportunity to be driven in one of the latest Land Rover products over some exciting dynamic display equipment. The carefully designed obstacles have been created to push the off-road capabilities to the absolute limit showcasing what it’s like to climb steep slopes, wade through deep water and lots more…
Musto Cross Country Simulator
Want to show off your riding ability? Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials and Musto partner together to give spectators the ride of a lifetime. For the first time ever, riders will be able to experience six to eight testing fences from the 2016 cross country course on a bespoke simulator.
The Musto Mare will be located opposite the World of the Horse Pavilion near Lion Bridge and will operate throughout each day of the Event. Spectators will get the chance to be in the saddle for up to fifteen minutes including a verbal briefing on how to ride the simulator. For those with a competitive spirit, the top three riders of the simulator each day will be in with a chance to win a fantastic prize provided by Musto.
Rides are free but we expect high demand so make sure you book your place at Stand A52 opposite The World of The Horse near Lion Bridge.
The Field Gun Dog Display with Adrian Slater
Thursday 31st August; Main Arena
Join renowned Gun Dog trainer Adrian Slater in the Main Arena for an amusing demonstration of his dog handling skills. Adrian’ s experience has seen him climb to the top of his field as a professional gun dog trainer performing at some of the most prestigious UK events… don’t miss what is guaranteed to be an informative and highly amusing demonstration.
World Horse Welfare Rehomed Horse of the Year Peoples’ Choice Finalist Parade
Thursday 31st August; Ring 2
The public have been voting and now is your chance to see the finalists up close and personal. Our Charity of the Year, World Horse Welfare will be parading the finalists of their much sought after People’s Choice Rehomed Horse of the Year Competition! For more information please visit www.worldhorsewelfare.org/Rehomed-Horse-of-the-Year-2017
Dressage for Cross Country Demonstration with Christopher Bartle & Richard Waygood
Friday 1st September; Main Arena
Join Team GB’s World Class Eventing Performance Manager, Richard Waygood MBE and Performance Coach, Christopher Bartle put riders through their paces for this masterclass exploring the link between Dressage and Cross Country!
BEF Burghley Stallion Parade
Friday 1st September; Ring 2
The Stallion Parade has become a much-anticipated feature of the Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials. Spectators and potential breeders can see a great selection of the top competition stallions demonstrating their abilities, all approved for breeding with leading studbooks and standing in the UK.
The Tailwagger Club
Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd; Discovery Valley
Nearby Country Living Makers Marquee. Put your dog through the ‘Have a Go’ games and agility on Saturday, and the Fun Dog Show on Sunday. For more information, please visit www.tailwaggerclub.com.
D & D Creative Face Painting for Children
Saturday 2nd & Sunday 3rd; Discovery Valley
A short walk from the Country Living Makers Marquee. Children aged 3 and over are invited to have their face painted free of charge by our friendly and experienced artists from D & D Creative Faces. For children younger than 3 years old, a small area on one arm or hand can be painted. Our face painters are DBS checked and all the face paints and glitters are EU and FDA Approved.
We look forward to seeing lots of Anna & Elsas, minions and the usual favourites; princesses, butterflies, spiderman and batman faces walking around at Land Rover Burghley!
Driven donkey display to celebrate the Donkey Breed Society’s Golden Jubilee
Donkeys are always popular at Land Rover Burghley and at approximately 12.00 on Sunday 3rd September this year the Donkey Breed Society will conduct a Driven Donkey Parade in the Main Arena. The Donkey Breed Society is a national charity which was formed in 1967 and is marking its Golden Jubilee with parades and demonstrations around the country. Donkeys can range from 28 inches in height to 17hh so go along and enjoy watching some of our most amiable visitors!