LNDC19: Advanced discount prices close soon!
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The 22nd annual National Dressage Championships return to Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire, from 12 – 15 September this year, supported once again by LeMieux, the leading brand of luxury horse wear and dressage essentials.
Advanced ticket sales close next Wednesday 4 September! Don't miss your chance to benefit from BD members' discounts and pre-booking benefits on all entry tickets! Call the ticket hotline from Monday to Saturday between 9am - 7pm on 07791 318721, download the postal application form or buy tickets online.
Renowned for being the platform to launch the careers of champions, the action in the LeMieux and Horse Health arenas will once again see the very best of British gather to do battle for the 25 titles on offer. From Prelim to Grand Prix, be inspired by the huge variety of riders and horses heading to Stoneleigh, no matter your level.
The weekend’s programme features the Shearwater Young Dressage Horse Championships and the ultimate competition, the LeMieux National Grand Prix Championship. Last year’s National Champion crown belonged to Lara Butler with Wilfried Bechtolsheimer’s Rubin Al Asad, join us this year to see who’ll be the rider to take home the highest accolade in the BD collection. There’s a stellar line up of National stars due to contest the title, including none other than Carl Hester with his Olympic partner Nip Tuck. Hear about Carl’s expectations for the week here.
Gareth Hughes heads weekend entertainment
Joining us for Saturday and Sunday’s popular Master Class fixture is Team GBR high-flyer Gareth Hughes. Gareth’s enjoying the season of dreams on board Grand Prix super-mare Classic Briolinca and his string of rising stars including KK Dominant and Sintano van hof Olympia, two horses with direct qualification tickets to the National Championships. Visit Stoneleigh for the weekend to enjoy a super two part Master Class where Gareth will share his top training tips for success.
Joining Gareth for the weekend performances are the English Vaulting Squad who visit Stoneleigh fresh from a successful trip to the FEI European Championships! Enjoy their dazzling display of talent and artistry on Saturday and Sunday amidst the LeMieux Grand Prix competition.
Plan your visit
Truly a spectator-friendly event, enjoy panoramic views from a range of vantage points around the show’s first class open plan layout. The open working-in is undoubtedly a highlight offering the unique opportunity to watch riders prepare for their test, whilst the covered grandstand seating at the C end of the competition arena is perfect for those who want to camp out for the day and enjoy every second of the show under protection from the elements. Covered grandstand seats are available from an additional £8 daily, find out more here.
Looking for a touch of luxury? The popular Andrews Bowen Nationals Pavilion provides the perfect setting for enjoying dressage in style. Relax, have a bite to eat and enjoy the action with friends in comfortable surroundings. We recommend booking sooner rather than later to guarantee your place, click here to buy your tickets online.
Why not make a horsey holiday of the week and stay with us for the duration? Choose from a four day or two day camping pass with caravans, horseboxes and tents welcome! The Nationals Camp Site is close to the stable area on site and is the perfect way to soak up the atmosphere and really feel part of the Championships.
General admission tickets start from £14 with BD Members’ benefiting from an advanced ticket sales discount. Don’t forget there are also a range of hospitality options on offer if you want to make your trip to the Nationals a day to remember.