Bolesworth International Horse Show

The Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show is welcoming showing classes to the calendar for the very first time.

Set to run 7th-11th July this year’s event is anticipated to attract competitors from across the UK for the LeMieux Mountain & Moorland Direct Qualifier in the Main Arena on Wednesday 7th July, with the coveted Supreme Championship Final to be held at Liverpool International Horse Show.

Hosted in the grounds of the prestigious Bolesworth Estate against the stunning backdrop of the Castle, the Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show will feature the highly competitive Mountain & Moorland Qualifier classes, with the opportunity for the top combination to secure a ticket to the LeMieux BSPS Supreme Ridden Mountain & Moorland Championship Final, held at Liverpool International Horse Show for the first time in the show’s history. Traditionally hosted at Olympia, the final will take place on New Year’s Day at Liverpool International Horse Show, welcoming up to 40 competitors to the final, with the prize giving taking place in the afternoon performance.

Simon Richardson, Executive Member of Council, BSPS, said: “The BSPS are delighted to announce that this Championship will be moving to Liverpool International Horse Show. It is fantastic news for our Mountain & Moorland exhibitors, and we extend our thanks to Nina Barbour for her support.”

Returning on New Year’s Eve, the immersive and inspiring Liverpool International Horse Show takes place from 31st December 2021 to 3rd January 2022, bringing leading equestrian sport to the heart of the city at the M&S Bank Arena. Liverpool’s iconic equestrian spectacular showcases a line-up of accomplished horses and riders, providing a superb platform for British and Irish talent.  The show also promises unrivalled family entertainment alongside a variety of shopping outlets, and premium hospitality. 

Nina Barbour commented, “We are very excited to welcome everybody back to the Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show, and particularly proud this year to be expanding our line-up to include BSPS affiliated showing. It is yet another valuable addition to the event, providing a key fixture in the showing diary with the opportunity to secure a place in the Championship Final to be held at Liverpool International Horse Show 2021.”

The Dodson & Horrell Bolesworth International Horse Show is an unmissable event in the equestrian calendar. The show offers visitors the opportunity to get up close to riders, explore quality retailers, and enjoy daytime or evening hospitality, which will include a serious line up of evening entertainment, in line with Government guidelines. There will be additional family focused entertainment over the weekend for general admission ticket holders.  

Riders interested in competing this summer at Bolesworth can find the sports overview online at Please contact for all enquiries.