Are you looking for ideas for fun activities during the summer holidays? Are you trying to plan an enjoyable outing for all the family? If so, why not visit Equifest held at the East of England Showground, Peterborough from 12 to 16 August?
These five days of exciting action and entertainment is perfectly timed to treat everyone to a brilliant outing during the holidays with both fantastic equestrian performances and family fun on offer.
There is something for everyone from Heavy Horse displays, Dog Agility and Dog and Duck to Stunt Display Teams and Horse Boarding.
The 3Sixty Bicycle Stunt Team will keep everyone on the edge of their seats as they put on breath-taking dare devil action that is sure to create an electric atmosphere.
Another action packed sport that has quickly gained massive popularity is Horseboarding which makes its debut at Equifest. This hair-raising activity involves a rider on a horse towing a board ride on a mountain board. Hugely thrill-seeking this sport is sure to gain huge popularity and is not to be missed at Equifest!
For those who enjoy everything to do with horses, they are sure to be kept entertained with an action packed schedule of classes for all horses and ponies. There are a huge range of showing classes attracting an abundance of competitors.
Local young rider Karly Dixon from Farcet, will be fulfilling a dream when she makes her first appearance at Equifest this year. Karly is just five-years-old and will be riding her home produced pony Milford Honey on the lead rein.
Besides showing there will also be show jumping, driving and masterclasses from leading riders.
For those who like to shop until they drop there is a huge selection of trade stands with lots on offer, from leading equestrian retailers to cutting edge country fashion and bespoke designer items for both you and your horse. From rugs to jewellery, there is something for everyone.
There will also be plenty of places to eat and drink to keep you refreshed throughout the day. Visitors always comment on the fantastic atmosphere that greets them at Equifest and it should certainly provide a day to remember. Don’t miss out on the evening performances which show case the top equestrian combinations at the show and provide a thrilling spectacle.
For those not so interested in the horses, simply enjoy the amazing entertainment that is on offer and grab a bargain or two whilst shopping. Bring along all the family and friends to enjoy this really special day out. Equifest really does have something for everyone!
Tickets for the five day spectacular are now available, (free entry on Wednesday and Thursday), so put the date in your diary today and let’s hope for plenty of sunshine.