Tickets are now on sale for Burgham International Horse Trials (26-30 July) – and, for a limited period of time, visitors can attend Northumberland’s premier international equestrian event for just £1 per person.
Early-bird offers on tickets for Burgham, which attracts the world’s very best event riders and their top horses every year, mean that on Wednesday, 26 July and Thursday, 27 July, adult entrance to the event site can be purchased for £1. This offer concludes on 7 May.
After two days of international dressage and the prestigious Dubarry Burghley Young Event Horse qualifiers, the thrilling cross-country and showjumping of the feature classes commence on Friday, 28 July. From then until Sunday, 30 July, Burgham, hosts the jumping phases of classes from international CCI4* level right through to the grassroots part of the sport and British Riding Clubs competitions. There are also classes for ex-racehorses and thoroughbreds on Sunday, 30 July. Tickets for these three days are available currently from just £6 for an adult. An adult season pass can be bought now for £20.
Burgham offers amazing opportunities to see the major stars of eventing up close in an intimate, friendly atmosphere. There are also great shopping opportunities, and a range of delicious, locally-sourced food and drink for sale.
The Northumberland Challenge – a huge £45,000 prize-pot available for riders who do well in the CCI3*-S and CCI2*-S classes at all three of the county’s international horse trials (Belsay, 31 May-4 June, Alnwick Ford, 23-25 June) and Burgham – culminates on Sunday, 30 July at Burgham, and is bound to add a further level of excitement and high-stakes competition to this popular event.
Burgham’s Event Director Craig Anderson said: “We have lots of plans to make Burgham 2023 even bigger and better than ever. The fact that so many of the very best riders in the world always bring their superstar horses to Burgham shows the high opinion they have of our courses, our ground and our relaxed yet professional approach, and we love the fact that we can showcase the sport in such an accessible way to our visitors. Every year we strive to improve what we can offer to everyone who attends.”
For more information and to buy tickets, please visit www.burghaminternationalhorsetrials.co.uk.