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Gandeys Circus Comes to Bolesworth
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Gandeys Spooky Circus at Bolesworth

Gandeys Circus hits town this Friday, the 21st of October when a specially-created one-hour performance of its spooky Halloween show gets underway within the grounds of the Bolesworth Estate in Cheshire.

Gandeys is a popular family entertainment show and its striking Big Top a familiar sight in the North West. The adrenalin-packed Bolesworth creation is guaranteed to be full of surprises when a specially-selected international cast of skeletons, vampires, clowns, jack-o’-lanterns and the like, prepare to (trick or) treat, the audience.

Running alongside the Gandeys circus are a selection of small rides to keep the younger members of the family amused, while waiting for the circus doors to open.

Elsewhere at Bolesworth, during the autumn school half-term, is a low-cost haunting maize maze and free-to-enter pumpkin picking site, where visitors choose their stemmed pumpkins and only pay for the ones they pick.

The Halloween at Bolesworth season concludes with a sensational bang on Sunday the 30th of October when an array of bright and flamboyant fireworks are set to light up the Cheshire sky with a choreographed show set to music. A massive bonfire, fire pits, marshmallow toasting, toffee apples and other traditional bonfire-night fare are also on the agenda.

Halloween at Bolesworth runs at selected times from the 21st to the 30th of October with timed bookings available for the Maze and Circus. Bookings are not necessary for Pumpkin Picking.

For more information and to book tickets, visit www.bolesworth.com/gandeys-circus

Bolesworth supports sport in schools
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Bolesworth Supports Sport in Schools

Bolesworth is supporting sport in schools in its hometown of Tattenhall, Cheshire, by providing the girls netball team at Tattenhall Primary School, with a bespoke set of team kit.

The girls aged 9 to 11 train in an afterschool club and compete in a school league tournament, which they won last year.

Rory, the Bolesworth mascot, made a surprise visit to the Tattenhall Primary School today, much to the delight of the team and pupils.

Tyler Roberts, Year 1 and 2 teacher, was instrumental in working with Bolesworth and obtaining the branded kit for the girls. “In previous years, the girls simply wore bibs over their regular PE clothing. Now they’re very smart and look like a team which, when they represent the school, is very important. It has also encouraged more girls to join the team as they want to be a part of it all and wear the official Tattenhall Primary School kit.”

Nicole Lockhead Anderson at Bolesworth
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Bolesworth Champs at FEI World Breeding Championships

The FEI WBFSH Jumping World Breeding Championships for Young Horses, hosted by Domain Zangersheide, are underway at Lanaken in Belgium.

An highlight on the showjumping calendar, the 27th edition of the event will see the best five, six and seven-year-old young horses compete for prestigious world titles. It also showcases the connection between sport, breeding and trade to a worldwide audience.

The competition starts today, the 22nd of September, with first qualifying for the three young horse classes and culminates with the finals this Sunday the 27th of September.

Thirty-one British athletes are contesting the championships, with 48 horses between them. Several horses and riders took part in the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships back in August, with the winners of the 6yo and 7yo final classes, namely Nicole Lockhead Anderson on Chac Boys Centura Ps and Olivia Gent with Brownheath Bodacious, earning their passage to Lanaken directly from Bolesworth.

Lockhead Anderson has six horses out in Belgium and Gent has two, in addition to their 6yo and 7yo horses, they also have horses in the 5yo class. Other showjumpers who competed at Bolesworth, and are representing Great Britain at the FEI WBFSH Jumping World Breeding Championships, include – amongst many – Leo Lamb on 6yo Gmail, Louise Saywell with 7yo Pheline Van ‘T Hageland, Nicole Pavitt and 7yo Noble Lord, John Crippen on 6yo Bennys Kelly, and Christopher Smith with One Gem.

When Lockhead Anderson won the Windmill Farm Estate 6yo final at Bolesworth, she said, “I went as fast as I could. Tom (Williams) said just go for it but make sure you’re clear. Luckily it paid off. I’ve been with Chac Boys since April she is so careful; she jumps every fence the same she’s got a very bright future and keeps stepping up. I’m very excited for Lanaken as I’ve never been.”

Gent with her own British bred gelding Brownheath Bodacious in the Al Shira’aa 7yo final said, “It’s a fantastic feeling, the stuff dreams are made of. I just hoped I was fast enough. I’m very excited to be heading to Lanaken, especially with my own British bred horse. It will be a lot of pressure, but it will be a great experience.”

In addition to the British riders competing over in Belgium, Al Shira’aa, title partner of the Bolesworth Young Horse Championships, has two horses entered who qualified at the August event. Abdullah Mohd Al Marri will jump with Casallcina Z in the 5yo class and Lucardo O in the 6yo.

Bolesworth’s managing director Nina Barbour added, “We are delighted that our Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships played an instrumental role in helping so many top-class British and UAE riders and horses make the journey to this huge event at Lanaken. We’re following their progress and wish each and every one of them the very best of luck – we look forward to seeing the medals!”

More information is available at www.lanaken.zangersheide.com

Santas Grotto Bolesworth Castle 2022
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Santa’s Grotto Now Free at Bolesworth

The team behind the Bolesworth Estate in Cheshire has decided to spread the yuletide cheer and give younger visitors the chance to visit Santa’s magical grotto for free this year.

People who book a general admission ticket to the event before the 31st of October 2022, can also book two slots for their children to enjoy complimentary admission to Bolesworth’s Santa Christmas Experience.*

Visits to Santa will include the chance for children to tell him what they would like for Christmas and whether they’ve been nice (or naughty…), have a picture taken with him and, of course, receive a special seasonal gift.

Christmas at Bolesworth Castle is an exceptional time as the vast grounds are transformed into a festive paradise, adorned in seasonal sparkle for a month of winter magic.

The 1.2-mile accessible Bolesworth Christmas Lights Trail, featuring an all-new extended route, will be illuminated by more than 40,000 lights. It winds through ‘enchanted’ woods, where Santa’s reindeer roam freely, runs beside the extensive lake, complete with new-for-2022 water features, before crossing over a brilliantly illuminated pontoon bridge. And, saving the best until last will be contemporary light Son et Lumiere light show projections on the Castle.

Christmas markets, sited alongside a large fairground and huge indoor Alpine Lodge, with Xmas gift shopping and mouth-watering food stands serving up a selection of indulgent goodies, from hog roast and roasted chestnuts to delicious, sweet treats, all add to the grin-inducing atmosphere of the event.

“We want families to have the best possible experience at our Christmas event this year,” said Matt Bates, Managing Director of Bolesworth Events. “A visit to Santa is a must-do on most children’s Christmas wish-list, so we decided to make it free to book, while keeping the same very-special one-to-one Santa experience, complete with free gift.”

Christmas at Bolesworth runs from the 2nd to 4th, 8th to 11th, and 14th to 24th of December 2022.

Simply put, a trip to Bolesworth could well be a perfect family way to celebrate Christmas this year.

For more information and to book tickets, visit www.bolesworth.com/christmas

*Two free Santa slots per Transaction with accompanying general admission tickets.

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Thank You CarFest…

We would like to extend a huge thank you to the CarFest team and, of course, the ever-energetic Chris Evans for five incredible years of CarFest North at Bolesworth!

It’s been a privilege to be the host venue, and to see millions of pounds raised for such great causes. CarFest has played a big part in putting us on the map as one of the North West’s best family music festival venues… so now for an exciting new beginning!

If you think CarFest was good, then just wait until you see what we’re planning for next summer, and beyond. The Bolesworth events team are hard at work behind the scenes finalising stacks of new additions to our season of events with something for everyone to love and look forward to!

From live music to sportlifestyle and equestrian to cars and bikes, Bolesworth is set to rock, roll, run and ride in 2023!

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Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championship Ends on a High Note

The 2022 edition of the Al Shira’aa Bolesworth Young Horse Championships delivered five phenomenal days of showjumping at its very best.

While the headline acts were the official British Showjumping Young Horse Championships, with qualifiers for the World Breeding Championships at Lanaken in September, the event culminated in an incredibly intense 2* Grand Prix, sponsored by Old Lodge Stud.

The final day hosted the Windmill Farm Estate 6yo and Al Shira’aa Farms 7yo Young Horse classes, which were won in tremendous style by Nicole Lockhead Anderson on Thomas Williams’ mare Chac Boys Centura Ps, and Olivia Gent on her own British bred gelding Brownheath Bodacious.

Then, saving the best ‘til last, Carmen Edwards on 10-year-old Happy Valerie, a mare owned jointly by his parents and Ian and Maddie Kellett, had a sensational last round in the Grand Prix to take the win ahead of Jack Whitaker by just half a second.

The Windmill Farm Estate 6yo final was the first big class of the day. Ninteen British-bred horses went through to the Jump-off, and Lockhead Anderson had three horses in the class, but it was Chac Boys Centura Ps who put her out front. “I went as fast as I could. Tom (Williams) said just go for it but make sure you’re clear. Luckily it paid off. I’ve been with Chac Boys since April she is so careful; she jumps every fence the same she’s got a very bright future and keeps stepping up. I’m very excited for Lanaken as I’ve never been.  Tom said we are going!”

The top British bred 6yo was Billy Mufsa, a mare from the Billy Stud ridden by Lottie Tutt.

Top four qualifiers:

1.Nicole Lockhead Anderson, GBR, Chac Boys Centura Ps (foreign)

2. Leo Lamb, GBR, Gmail (foreign)

3. John Crippen, GBR, Bennys Kelly (foreign)

4. Lottie Tutt, GBR, Billy Mufsa (British)

Olivia Gent with her own British bred gelding Brownheath Bodacious won the Al Shira’aa Farms 7yo final a stylish and strong performance. Just four British bred horses were through to the jump off and Gent was out front early in the round. “It’s a fantastic feeling, the stuff dreams are made of. I just hoped I was fast enough. I’m very excited to be heading to Lanaken, especially with my own British bred horse. It will be a lot of pressure, but it will be a great experience.

Top four qualifiers

1. Olivia Gent, GBR, Brownheath Bodacious (British)

2. Jake Saywell, GBR, Kabaya Lady (foreign)

3. Nicole Pavitt, GBR, Noble Lord (British)

4. Damien Charles, GBR, Presley OL (foreign)         

A jubilant Carmen Edwards with Happy Valerie took no prisoners as he edged Jack Whitaker on Scenletha and stormed out front in the final class of the day to be held in the Bolesworth International Arnea, namely, the Old Lodge Stud CSI2* Grand Prix.

Fifteen riders returned to the ring to ride against the clock. Four on four-faults, two on single time faults and nine on clears. Whitaker, on his dad’s mare, was the fourth of the clears to ride in the final round. He looked uber-smooth and, with a time of just 38.16 seconds, looked like a cert for the win. However, it was not to be as the partnership of Edwards and Happy Valerie was sensational. They made every line, every turn work and cleared the last fence with a Grand Prix-winning time of 37.47 sceonds. This was the first-ever 2* win for Edwards, from Dudleston Heath, and it clearly meant the world to him and his family.

“It’s the most marvellous feeling. I’m struggling for words. It’s what I’ve always wanted. The atmosphere was great. The arena’s great. The jumps were fantastic. It was just so extra special as we had family and friends here.

“We produce horses for a living so to be able to keep her, and now achieve something like this today, it means that all that hard work has paid off and I’ve accomplished something big. She’s a very sensitive mare and we just understand each other. I know what ticks and what works for her.

“I can’t thank my mum and dad enough and, finally, I’d love to say thank you to Nina Barbour, because it is a home show, and also all my sponsors and everything, but we couldn’t live our lives if it wasn’t for her. She does a marvellous job.”

Top three results:      

1. Carmen Edwards, GBR, Happy Valerie

2. Jack Whitaker, GBR, Scenletha

3. Yazmin Davis, GBR, Zanbowa Z

EVetDrug Ltd CSI2* 1.35m

1. Jessica Burke, IRL, Inpulss

2. Ali Hamad Al Kirbi, UAE, Dubai de Vie

3. Jude Burgess, GBR, Dreams of Don

Cheval Liberté UK CSI1* 1.05m

1. Sinead Cox, GBR, Valtaire

2. Elisha Simmons, GBR, Avalon du Carpont

3. Ciara Miller, GBR, Finishing Touch

Horseware CSI1* 1.15m

1. Arianna Kuligowski, GBR, Ivascalle

2. Abbie Bevan, GBR, Genius Contender

3. Holly Johnstone, GBR, Carquois du Ceve

Windmill Farm Estate 6 YO Consolation

1. Gemma Tattersall, GBR, Cinsey Blue PS

2. Christopher Burton, Aus, Chedington Azzurra

3. Angela Thompson, GBR, Billy Tropicana

Al Shira’aa Farms 7 YO Consolation

1. Phillip Spivey, GBR, NBE Jenny don’t be hasty

2. Yazmin Davis, GBR, Kate Natasja

3. Grace Shudall-Hughes, GBR, Firefly

For further information on all events at Bolesworth, visit www.bolesworth.com/events

Grease Movies at Bolesworth
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Grease is the Word at Bolesworth

Bolesworth is hosting a special showing of the pop-culture phenomenon movie Grease next Friday, the 19th of August.

This open-air big-screen movie night is being brought to the world-class Cheshire venue thanks to popular demand, and to celebrate the life of star Dame Olivia Newton-John, who sadly passed away earlier this week.

The block-buster movie, which needs little by way of introduction, is one of the most successful musical romantic comedies of all time. It’s a timeless family-pleaser and has a cheerfully corny clean-cut approach. It follows the journey of wholesome exchange student Sandy Olsson meeting leather-clad ‘greaser’ Danny Zuko, before falling in love and ultimately donning black shiny spandex leggings an performing the classic ‘You’re the One That I Want’… The film also stars John Travolta, Stockard Channing, Eve Arden and Frankie Avalon.

To keep the good-feel party vibe flowing, a DJ will be playing the decks from 6pm, before and after the movie, right up until midnight on both Friday and Saturday nights.

Tickets, which are anticipated to sell out quickly, are priced at £16.50 per adult, £7.70 child (12 and under), with great-value food and drink packages available from just £19.50 per adult. 

Gates open at 6pm, allowing everyone to grab refreshments, take their places and get settled in the huge Bolesworth arena, prior to the start of the film at 7.30pm.

Other brilliant movies such as The Greatest Showroom, Encanto, Mama Mia!, Encanto and Bohemian Rapsody will be screened over the weekend.

Located just eight miles south of Chester off the A41, Bolesworth is renowned for hosting international equestrian as well as family events guaranteed to surprise, excite and thrill.

For further information and to book tickets, visit www.bolesworth.com/movies

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Bolesworth Announces Summer Events

Bolesworth estate is hosting a series of fun-packed events for all the family to enjoy over the summer holidays.

Set in the heart of the Cheshire countryside, Bolesworth promises its most exciting summer to date, offering affordable days out and the perfect spot to enjoy quality time together, in a beautiful location which is just eight miles south of Chester off the main A41.

Outdoor Movies 19 – 21 August

It’s lights, camera, action as tickets went on sale this week for a long weekend of outdoor Movies at Bolesworth from 19 to 21 August. Guests are invited to sit moat-side and enjoy a day or night out full of drinks, snacks and the latest motion pictures, including The Greatest Showman, Encanto, Mamma Mia, Bohemian Rhapsody and Rocketman.

For those looking for an extra treat, there is a VIP dome in prime location to enjoy a film and the company of family and loved ones, all whilst soaking up the breath-taking scenery.

Summer Maze 20 August – 4 September

Bolesworth also holds its first Aladdin themed Maze and Sunflower Picking Patch from 20 August to 4 September, which is set to offer stunning photo opportunities and a fantastic experience. Whilst exploring and navigating the maze, there will also be an opportunity to pick one of the beautiful varieties of sunflowers growing on the estate to take home with you.

Stroll through the bee-friendly wildflower collection and get stuck into crafts, with the opportunity to make wish catchers and bubble wands.  There will be ice creams and refreshments on site, and there is also a picnic area in a picturesque spot to relax and have your lunch or a tasty treat after completing the maze.

Spectators go FREE to Horse Show at Bolesworth 10 – 14 August

In another Bolesworth first, the world-renowned Al Shira’aa Young Horse Show will be free to attend next month. Taking place from 10 – 14 August, the event will showcase the best of British Showjumping with both top names competing in International classes, and a selection of Britain’s best young horses qualifying for their place at the World Breeding Championships. Free tickets are now available to the public via registration with a car parking fee (£5.50 per car) 

The five-day show will take place against the stunning backdrop of Bolesworth Castle, with undercover seating to watch the action, equestrian and lifestyle shopping, as well as extensive food and drink options, fully licensed bars and family activities over the weekend.

The venue is also dog friendly, with a Have a Go Dog Agility course and a family dog show on both Saturday and Sunday, with professionals in attendance, too.

Nina Barbour, managing director at Bolesworth, said: “We understand that times are hard and we would like to take this opportunity to open our doors to our existing customers, and also welcome new faces to our beautiful venue. It’s certainly going to be a summer to remember.”

Last month, visitors flocked to the Dodson & Horrell International Horse Show at Bolesworth, which saw VIP appearances from former footballer turned racehorse breeder Michael Owen and retired jockey Sir AP McCoy for a thrilling Ride & Drive performance.

The estate is currently ramping up preparations for CarFest North which takes place 22 – 24 July. Those attending can expect a full-throttle festival weekend featuring performances from Steps, Richard Ashcroft, Melanie C and Sister Sledge as well as workshops, experiences and activities.

Bolesworth also has a series of treats in store during the autumn months with a spooktacular maze full of pumpkins to pick, whilst Gandeys Halloween Circus will also see a cast of 30 international artists thrill visitors with live entertainment.

Ending with a bang, Bolesworth will then be lighting up the Cheshire sky with bright and flamboyant fireworks on 30 October in a stunning display not to be missed.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: www.bolesworth.com/events or email Natalie Collins if you would like Corporate tickets

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Day 5: Sporting Finale at Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show

The final day at the Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show delivered plenty of intense action across all classes, from the ultra-competitive big-money Dodson & Horrell CSI3* Grand Prix to the fun Fancy Dress Mini Major pairs relay.
 
Dodson & Horrell CSI3* 1.50m Grand Prix
The climax of the week came when title partner Dodson & Horrell’s 1.50m Grand Prix took to the ring and was won by Louise Saywell with Kingsborough Kasper, second was Angelie Von Essen on Daniel and third, Robert Murphy on How Easy.
 
This highly-revered event has been developed for the best of the best, it’s the one the riders aspire to win and is a huge test for both horse and rider. After a two-phase qualifying, 50 riders were seeded through to the main event to tackle the tightly-timed course, with its big and bold, yet delicate jumps.
 
The top 13 riders went through to a jump-off where the only three to go clear in the main event, put in faultless performances to fill the podium.

Nina Takes Home Win

Bolesworth’s managing director Nina Barbour donned her riding boots this morning to win the opening class of the day on home turf. She won the Röwer & Rüb Amateur 1.25m Grand Prix on her 12-year-old mare Ardis. “I’m delighted with my horse Ardis,” said Nina. “She is actually owned by my mum Diana Barbour. She’s back from injury which has taken a few years. She’s a little star and I’m really happy with her.”

Mini Majors at Bolesworth

The Le Mieux CSI3* Mini Major is a firm favourite at Bolesworth. All kitted out in fancy dress, pony riders pair up with a top international rider in a thrilling competition to each complete a showjumping round in the quickest time, with the fewest faults. The youngsters delighted the Bolesworth crowd with their skill and determination. Guy Williams with team-mate Alex Leggott won the class in convincing style.

Edwards Wins First-Ever Puissance

Saturday evening, the 2nd of July, nine riders lined-up for the Bolesworth eVetDrug CSI3* Puissance, where first-timers Mark Edwards with Montreuxs Tale took the win jumping to an impressive 2.19m. “It was the first time for both of us. A new experience, and what a way to do it. This horse has jumped Nations Cups and he won the Queen’s Cup last year. He’s a really good Grand Prix horse,” said Edwards.

Sunday Day 5 Results Roundup

Dodson & Horrell CSI3* 1.50m Grand Prix
1. Louise Saywell/Kingsborough Kasper, 2. Angelie Von Essen/Daniel, 3. Robert Murphy/How Easy, 4. Adrian Speight/Millfield Balony, 5. Anna Power/McQueen, 6. Yazmin Davis/Zanbowa Z, 7. William Funnell/Equine America Billy Diamo, 8. Anthony Condon/Sfs Vincomte, 9. Annabel Shields/Creevagh Carisma, 10. David Simpson/Medoc de Toxandria.
 
Röwer & Rüb Amateur 1.25m Grand Prix
1. Nina Barbour/Ardis, 2. Tony Pearson/Berlin, 3. Dafydd Watkin Jones/Quando de L’Ecuyer
 
Le Mieux CSI3* Mini Major
1. Guy Williams/Alex Leggott, 2. Jay Halim/Summer Weirzbicki, 3. Robert Murphy/Annabel Widdowson.
 
Cavago CSI3* 1.35m
1. Harry Wainwright/Pinheiro Beech, 2. Louise Saywell/Sharp Image, 3. Mark Edwards/Ede Peasy.
 
Al Shira’aa CSI-YH 7-year-old Final
1. James Whitaker/Just Call Me Henry, 2. Louise Saywell/King Blue, 3. James Smith/Wicked Vancouver.
 
Beaverbrooks CSI YH 5-year-old Final
1. Emma Stoker/Comme Ci, Comme Ca, 2. Drew Walton/Solid Gold Hs Z, 3. Carmen Edwards/Escape The Gossip.
 
Equitop GLME CSI1* 1.25m
1. Simon Crippen/Billy Kvitfell, 2. Corinne Collins/Dolores P, 3. Charlene Bastone/Jacpot
 
Horseware Ireland CSI1* 1.35m
1. Joanne McGlory/G. Zara Zing, 2. Eve McCoy/Ella, 3. Ella Quigley/One To Go
 
JCL Insurance Brokers CSI-P 1.30m
1. Dafydd Watkin Jones/Trevor, 2. Phoebe Farlan/Teach More Joey, 3. Eve McCoy/Moores Pride
 
Saturday, Day 4 results:
eVetDrug CSI3* Puissance:
1. Mark Edwards, Montreuxs Tale, 2. Guy Williams, Mr Blue Sky, 3. Daniel McAlinden, Chapristi.

Coming Up At Bolesworth

Sunflower Picking Patch and Aladdin Maze, 20 August – 4 September

Summer at Bolesworth will see the venue stage its very first Summer Sunflower Maze, providing a day out to remember. In partnership with Maize Maze experts Picking Patch, daytime activities will delight all ages as the glorious sunflowers provide a happy picking-place and a lovely backdrop to Bolesworth’s bee-friendly wildflower collection.

Keep an eye on our website for more information at bolesworth.com/events!

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Day Four: Crowds Flock to the Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show

Day 4 Results Roundup:
 
Bloomfields Horseboxes CSI3* 1.40m: 1st James Smith, Holly, 2nd Anthony Condon, Creevyquinn Pearl, 3rd Oliver Fletcher, Garande
 
Horseware Ireland CSI1* 1.35m: Anna Power, Oxford V/D Witte Driesenddijk
Bolesworth CSI1* 1.30m: 1st Red Morgan, True Blue III
Windmill Farm Estate CSI 6-year-old: 1st Leo Lamb, Gmail
Equitop CSI1* 1.25m: 1st Tillie Davies, Croft C.V
Hunter Woodshaving CSI-Amateur 1.15m: 1st Rachel Gredley, Jalanna
Blossom Home Care CSI P 1.15m: 1st Eve McCoy, Moores Pride
Recycling Lives CSI-Amateur 1.05m: 1st Louise Mcdonald, Fanta-Astic

Elite A-List Auction

The Bolesworth Science Supplements Elite A-List Auction was presented to an enthusiastic audience last night. The superb line-up of Ridden and Yearling Lots attracted intense bidding.
 
In the Ridden horses, the top Lot was Amazing Luck Z. An Aganix gelding out of the full sister to Cian O’Connor’s top ride Good Luck. She was sold to Ireland for £105,000. The top Lot on the Yearling front was Chacornwall JHH Z, a stunning Chacco Blue colt who turned heads at the Auction. Out of 1.50m GP-winning mare Muna Van Den Bisschop (Cornet Obolensky x Nabab de Reve). The hammer dropped at £36,000. Sold in the UK.
 
For the full details visit www.boleswortheliteauctions.com

Family Fun

Today’s event featured dog shows, dog agility, pony rides and a Dressage horse simulator among the non-equestrian activities. More of the same tomorrow…

Ladies Day

It was Ladies Day at Bolesworth today and many guests took the opportunity to put on the glam rags. The sun shone brightly, and we hear that a good time was had by all!

Dodson & Horrell at Bolesworth

Title partner Dodson & Horrell is a firm supporter of Bolesworth. Managing Director Sam Horrell said; “It has been a great day here at Bolesworth, and we’re looking forward to the action tomorrow, especially the Dodson & Horrell CSI 3*Grand Prix. It looks like we are in for some top-class competition. Bolesworth provides a unique backdrop for this special event, and we are extremely proud to be a part of it.”
 
The Dodson and Horrell team will be on hand all day tomorrow to meet visitors and discuss their horses’ nutritional needs. For more information visit www.dodsonandhorrell.com

Events at Bolesworth

Halloween Spooktacular, 8 – 30 October

The Halloween adventure gets underway on the 8th of October in the Bolesworth grounds when the Picking Patch Aladdin Maze opens to the public during the day. Brave the maze and discover its secrets…

Keep an eye on our website for more information at bolesworth.com/events!

Last Day Tomorrow

The final day of the Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show opens at 8am tomorrow, Sunday 3 July. Champions will be crowned!

www.bolesworthinternational.com