The Longines Royal International Horse Show
23 – 28 July 2019
Showjumping highlights include the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Great Britain, the Longines BHS King George V Gold Cup, the Science Supplements BHS Queen Elizabeth II Cup and the MS Amlin Eventers’ Challenge. These historic classes attract the very best riders in the world, and there’s no better place than Hickstead for getting up close to these equestrian superstars.
Hickstead is a highlight of the West Sussex social calendar. Her Majesty The Queen is the official show patron, giving the show its Royal prefix. With more than 200 stands in the Charles Owen Shopping Village, there is plenty to tempt visitors away from the thrilling equestrian action. As well as stands selling equestrian tack and clothing, you can browse some of the country’s leading country fashion brands or check out the fabulous range of footwear, gifts and homeware on offer. Children are in for a treat too, whether they’re pony mad or not. Visit the new Family Fun Zone to enjoy the funfair or be entertained by local star Tomfoolery.
For foodies, Hickstead has plenty to tantalise and tempt your taste buds. Explore some of the local delicacies in our Food Hall, check out the myriad of stands selling delicious street food, or bring your own picnic and find the perfect ringside spot to enjoy the glorious British countryside. For a truly glamorous day, choose one of the Hospitality options, from the Members’ Restaurant overlooking the International Arena to Private Boxes, offering the perfect way to spend the day with customers, family or friends.
Hickstead is just 7 miles or 12 minutes by car from South Lodge, making it the perfect place to stay if you are entering one of the competitions or just watching the excitement!