If you’re looking for a great day out this summer, head to Equifest held at the East of England Showground, Peterborough from August 12 to 16.
Equifest is perfectly timed to treat everyone to a brilliant outing during the holidays with both fantastic equestrian entertainment and family fun on offer.
There is something for everyone from Heavy Horse displays, Dog Agility to Dog and Duck, Stunt Display Teams and Horse Boarding.
The 3Sixty Bicycle Stunt Team is brilliant to watch as they put on breath-taking dare devil action that will keep everyone on the edge and wanting more.
Another action packed sport that has quickly gained massive popularity is Horseboarding which makes its debut at Equifest.
The board rider is towed by holding a handle attached to a rope no longer than 10 metres length, which itself is attached to the horse’s saddle by means of a small harness, with a quick release mechanism for safety.
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.
Besides showing there will also be show jumping, driving, para dressage Olympic gold medallist Natasha Baker will be making an appearance.
Besides the fantastic competition and an array for displays and demonstrations there will be the opportunity to shop until you drop. The show hosts a huge range 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.
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.