Horses

2019 Equestrian Schedule

The full schedule will be available from all the usual outlets in Stanhope and online on this website from May 2020.

Two Day Equestrian Event

Horses galore can be found at the Stanhope Show each year competing in the many prestigious classes. In hand and ridden classes feature in a packed two days of competitions with action provided by a well-supported Show Jumping competition. If you enjoy being around horses, then a visit to Stanhope Show is a must.

Held over both days this is one of the largest equestrian events in the area, this huge section of the Show has large numbers of horses, ponies & donkeys competing in nearly 150 classes ranging from show jumping, carriage driving and gymkhana events.

Over 80 Classes

The horse section is one of the largest in the show and runs from early morning. With classes for everything from the largest Clydesdales to the smallest Welsh Ponies the whole spectrum of breeds can be seen.
The timetable in the schedule is approximate and although the organizers will make every effort to maintain the timetable the committee reserves the right to make any alterations as it sees fit.

All stallions must be shown correctly bitted.

HARD HATS THAT CONFORM TO CURRENT B.S.I. STANDARDS MUST BE WORN BY ALL RIDERS WITHIN THE SHOWGROUND WHEN MOUNTED.** please see recent updates to the Hard Hat show rules below. 

Due to limited parking facilities ALL box drivers are obliged to co-operate with the parking stewards. The Show reserves the right to refuse entry to those who do not co-operate.

All exhibitors should have Public Liability Insurance.

Section Secretary

All horses must have a current Passport which must be available for inspection at any time during the Show.

If any horse/pony's health raises cause for concern, the show vet will be asked to examine the animal and their decision will be final.

Section Secretary:

Mrs C Akrigg, 3 Butts Cresent, Stanhope, County Durham, DL13 2UG,  Tel: 01388 526477

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