Sledmere House gets set the Festival of the Horse 2017

Final preparations are being made for Sledmere House’s Festival of the Horse which takes place on Sunday (10th September 2017) with over 2,000 people expected to attend the event, which takes place in the grounds of the stately home.

Having been successfully organised for the first-time last year, the Festival of the Horse is set to be bigger and better in 2017 with lots of demonstrations showing off every aspect of the equine animal. This year’s event will also include the Wagoners Open Day for the first time.


Sledmere ‘Festival of The Horse’ 2016


Here’s a flavour of what those in attendance can expect to see at Sunday’s event:

Main Arena

  • RDA Driving Demonstration
  • Wagoners Parade
  • Highmoor Bloodhounds
  • White Rose Polo Club Exhibition Match
  • Dressage Displays
  • Breed Parade
  • Side Saddle Demonstrations
  • Retraining Racehorses Parade
  • Bale Loading Team Challenge

Show Jumping Arena

  • Pony Club Junior Show Series Show Jumping Competition

Afternoon Finale

  • Prince Philip Games


Sledmere ‘Festival of The Horse’ 2016

Throughout the day, there will also be exciting shopping opportunities for people to buy all kinds of items for the home, horse, stable and rider.

Meanwhile, The Wagoners Rest Sledmere House Café will be on tour, providing refreshments for the public, whilst there will also be a licensed bar serving alcoholic drinks. All parking is free of charge.

Tickets for the Festival, which takes place from 9:30am – 5pm, can be purchased online at and for more information call on 01377 236637, email or follow Sledmere House on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.

If you would like more details please visit:-

🔗 Sledmere House Website
🔗 Sledmere House Facebook
🔗 Sledmere House Instagram
🔗 Sledmere House Twitter


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