Land Rover Experience
Based on the South side of the Lake throughout each day of the event, the Land Rover Experience gives visitors the thrill of being driven in one of the latest Land Rover vehicles over dynamic display equipment. 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 much 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 on a bespoke simulator featuring six to eight testing fences from the 2016 Land Rover Burghley Cross Country course.
The Musto Mare will be located behind the South Stand of the grandstand near the World of the Horse Pavilion and Lion Bridge and will operate throughout each day of the Event. Spectators will get the chance to be in the saddle for approximately 10 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 when you arrive on the showground.
The Field Gun Dog Display with Adrian Slater
Thursday 30th 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.
The Ingredients Needed For Cross Country Success – with Christopher Bartle and Richard Waygood
Friday 31st August; Main Arena
Join Team GB’s World Class Eventing Performance Manager, Richard Waygood MBE and Performance Coach, Christopher Bartle to discover the vital ingredients required for Cross Country success.
British Breeding Stallion Parade
Friday 31st August; Ring 2
A variety of stallions will take centre stage on the Friday of Land Rover Burghley for the much-anticipated British Breeding Stallion Parade. Spectators and potential breeders will be able to view a great selection of the top competition stallions demonstrating their abilities on the flat and over fences, all approved for breeding with leading studbooks and standing in the UK.
Autarky Have A Go Dog Agility
Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday; Discovery Valley
Located in Discovery Valley close to the Country Living Makers Marquee, leading dog food brand Autarky will be hosting the “Have A Go” Dog Agility where you will be able to put your dog through his or her paces and earn an Autarky goody bag as a reward!
D & D Creative Face Painting for Children
Saturday & Sunday; 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 the usual favourites; princesses, butterflies, spiderman and batman faces walking around at Land Rover Burghley!