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The organisers of the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials are grateful to our most generous sponsors, whose patronage assists us in putting on what has become one of the world's best three star three-day events.

  • SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials

    The organisers of the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials are grateful to our most generous sponsors, whose patronage assists us in putting on what has become one of the world's best three star three-day events.

  • Abingdon & Witney college

    Abingdon and Witney College offers full-time vocational courses and A-levels, part-time adult courses, apprenticeships, degrees, and short business courses. In partnership with Oxford Brookes University, they provide excellent teaching in new, purpose-built, innovative learning facilities.

  • Altodigital

    Established for over 35 years, Altodigital has grown steadily and consistently to become one of the UK’s most successful and respected office technology specialists. Today they provide a dedicated service for over 8,000 businesses and look after over 35,000 printing and copying devices and managed services.

  • Ariat

    Ariat is a long term supporter of Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials. Ariat is synonymous with quality, performance and style. Both world class athletes and riding enthusiasts rely on the innovative technology and hand crafted features of Ariat riding boots, work boots and casual footwear. Ariat products are sold in selected retail outlets nationwide.

  • Ayr Equestrian

    Since 1953, Ayr Equestrian have been an essential supplier of equestrian products for horse and pony, groom and rider. Ayr Equestrian's choice of products, as well as the benefit of experience that can only gained from a family business, has made them the first place to go to for exceptional service.

     

  • Barrus

    Cub Cadet is a premium range of garden machinery and equipment distributed by Oxfordshire based E. P. Barrus Ltd who is celebrating their 100-year anniversary in 2017.

     

    For decades Cub Cadet has been building lawn mowers, lawn and garden tractors, zero-turn mowers and utility vehicles that work harder and perform better than other products in the industry. Cub Cadet is available from a network of specialist dealers around the country offering professional advice and exceptional levels of after-sales and technical support

     

    Cub Cadet machinery is widely used in the preparation of courses at major equestrian eventing competitions. The brand has been endorsed by William Fox-Pitt, one of the most successful Three-Day Event Riders ever as part of a long-term sponsorship agreement. His team use a selection of Cub Cadet mowers and machinery to help keep his stables looking immaculate all year round.

  • Biffa

    Biffa is a UK leading integrated waste management company providing collection, recycling, treatment, disposal and technologically driven energy generation services across four operating divisions.  They control a significant proportion of waste arising in the UK which places them at the centre of a dynamic and growing sector, providing indispensable services to all UK businesses.

  • Blenheim Palace Estate

    It is with great thanks to His Grace, the 12th Duke of Marlborough for his permission to hold the SsangYong International Horse Trails at Blenheim Palace. This World Heritage Site, with over 300 years of history, 2000 acres of ‘Capability’ Brown landscaped parkland and a variety of events, tours and exhibitions each year, makes Blenheim Palace most certainly Britain’s Greatest Palace to explore. Save 50% on entrance tickets when you show your Horse Trails ticket. Terms and conditions apply.

  • British Eventing

    The governing body of the sport of Eventing.

  • Caviera Bedding

    As producers of premium quality horse bedding, Caviera Bedding ensures that their rape straw and miscanthus grass bedding meets only the highest standards. Professional yards and amateur riders benefit from their unique and natural bedding solution made from sustainable crops, providing a more cost effective and more absorbent bedding for horses than conventional straw or wood shavings.  

    Caviera Bedding's dust extracted horse bedding range includes:

    Raviera – rape straw

    Raviera Pro – sterilised rape straw

    Cavianthus – miscanthus straw

    If efficiency, absorbency and maintaining a good stable environment is important to you, visit Caviera Bedding's website or find them on Facebook and Twitter.

  • Charles Owen

    At Charles Owen, they are committed to safety and saving lives.

    Charles Owen have the largest range of helmets independently certified to three international equestrian safety standards, offering a wider range of protection in an accident. All of their safety helmets are subject to random and independent batch testing to ensure the highest level of protection is consistently met.

     

  • Cotswold Life

    Celebrating all the finer things in life including food and drink, fantastic properties, events, celebrity interviews, walks and competitions.

  • Cross Country App

    Record your course as you walk so you can study, visualise and plan your ride. No more wheeling and never miss a jump again! Used by novices to Olympians.

  • Dodson & Horrell

    Dodson & Horrell Ltd is a family run business that is proud of its heritage.  The company is Europe’s leading specialist equine feed manufacturer and a worldwide authority on nutrition and feeding. A pioneer of manufacturing methods, the company has been leading the way in equine nutrition and nutritional research for over 76 years and feeds all types of horses from performance to leisure in over 42 countries.

  • Event Rider Masters

    Event Rider Masters (ERM) is an exciting new CIC3* series which was launched in the UK in 2016. It has unprecedented prize money for riders and a goal of showcasing the sport of eventing to a new global audience through mainstream TV, as well as introducing new technology and reactive data to enhance the on and off-site experience for supporters of the sport. The initial series had six legs with the final being held here at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials.

  • Headway Oxfordshire

    Headway Oxfordshire (HWO) provides specialist information, advice and support to anyone in the county affected by an acquired brain injury (ABI), including stroke, traumatic brain injury and a range of other neurological conditions. There are around 4000 hospital admissions in Oxfordshire each year due to ABI. Despite this, HWO are the only organisation/charity in the county that provides long-term community-based support to those affected. The charity support around 450 people with ABI each year and also run services for family members and carers. Help HWO to help others adapt to a changed life.

  • Hiho Silver

    Country and equestrian jeweller, Hiho Silver, is delighted to be back at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials.

    The company’s show stand is seen at horse trials and county shows across the UK during the show season, acting as a beacon to anyone who loves jewellery. The company is well known for its equestrian designs, and has lots of exciting pieces on the stand this year, including The Thelwell Collection, the charity range featuring pieces for many charities including Hannah’s Willberry Wonder Pony, the Touch of Gold Collection, the exclusive Cherry Roller Collection – the list goes on. It’s a must–visit stand for anyone who loves jewellery, loves the countryside or is looking for the perfect gift for a friend or relative.

  • Horse Trials Support Group

    Founded in 1978 for private supporters committed to aiding and funding training and development of talented riders for Britain's three-day event teams.

    ​Eventing (Horse Trials) is the complete test of the all-round horse and rider. It is a tough and demanding sport – increasingly popular with competitors and spectators alike – in which British competitors are among the best in the world. 

    The sport is also costly and time-consuming and there are many talented riders, with good horses, who simply do not have the resources to carry on right to the top. These are the riders whom the HTSG targets for assistance.

  • Kubota

    Kubota UK is a market leading manufacturer of high performance machinery solutions, producing a diverse product range for the agricultural, groundcare and construction equipment industries. The company is also a world leader in the production of engines for Original Equipment Manufacturers.

    The company leads the way in tractor, gorundcare and compact machinery excellence, producing solutions that deliver outstanding power and performance and  excellent reliability. This is backed up by a first class service and after-sales proposition and a nationwide network of specialist dealers.

    For more information, please visit the Kubota website or call 01844 268000.

  • Lansdown Country

     

    Lansdown Country is back by popular demand as Official Clothing Partners to Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials.

    Based in Wales, Lansdown Country has long been renowned for its premium bespoke horse rugs.  Following the launch of their range of ladies equestrian clothing, they are now fast building a reputation for stylish, practical and sophisticated leisurewear, for both men and women. 

     2017 sees the much anticipated launch of a brand new range of official clothing merchandise, strategically designed to look cool in the spring and summer, and be warm and practical for those wet autumn/winter nights. We have added a stylish long sleeve T-shirt to the range. Perfect for layering up under your polo, for autumnal days.  And by popular demand, a sleeveless polo for those blistering hot UK summer days!!!

    All can be bought online or from stand 141 in the shopping village, at the event.

  • Martin Collins

    Martin Collins are the world’s leading manufacturer and installer of arena surfaces. By Royal Warrant to HM Queen Elizabeth II, Martin Collins provide surfaces to the most prestigious events, venues and gallops around the world. Leading riders from all equestrian disciplines choose Martin Collins including Andrew Nicholson, Zara Tindall, Ben Maher and Laura Tomlinson.

    Martin Collins are delighted to be sponsoring the SsangYong Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials and have provided all the artificial, all weather surface that covers the roads and tracks out on the cross country course to ensure the safety of the horses.

     

  • Mojo Europe

    Balance is only the beginning. Wear it, feel it, believe it.

    Performance enhancing product of the year 2010.  Trialed and tested by some of the best yards in the world. Worn by some of the worlds top athletes.  

  • Richardsons

    Richardsons is based in Thame, Oxfordshire and has been established for over 25 years. 

    As well as providing detailed tax advice and accountancy services, they are also able to offer financial planning through our links with Richardsons Financial Services.

     

  • Rowen Barbary

    Rowen Barbary Horse Feeds are proud to be sponsoring Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials and will be on hand in the shopping village for the duration of the event offering friendly, impartial feeding advice. Rowen Barbary believe in personal service and offer tailored advice to suit the needs of your horse or pony, with their welfare always being paramount. 

    By keeping up to date with the latest in scientific technology Rowen Barbary are able to keep their feeds and supplements at the forefront of nutritional design and implementation.  They put this knowledge of nutritional requirements and ingredient selection to good use when developing and maintaining their high standards for Rowen Barbary Horse Feeds.

  • Saffery Champness

    Saffery Champness is an independent top-20 firm of chartered accountants with nine offices across the UK and one in Guernsey. They focus particularly on advising owner-managed businesses in a variety of commercial sectors, wealthy individuals, families and trusts, charities, other not-for-profit organisations and landed estates.

  • Shires Equestrian

    Trusted by riders for more than 45 years, Shires Equestrian
is a family owned business based in Herefordshire and one of the leading names in equestrian equipment for horse and rider across the globe. With a range that extends from rugs and saddles to rider wear and yard equipment, Shires provides the equestrian community with good quality products at affordable prices.

    Shires is proud to hold a Royal Warrant to supply Her Majesty the Queen with equine equipment, clothing and footwear since 2009 – a reflection of the company’s commitment to products that deliver performance and reliability.

  • Stormtech

    Stormtech provides cutting edge waterproof and breathable technologies.

  • The Oxford Times

    The Oxford Times is an official media partner of the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials and an essential provider of news to Oxfordshire and the surrounding areas. The Oxford Times is Oxfordshire's leading weekly newspaper, providing comprehensive news, sports and leisure services, and carry an unrivalled package of adverts for homes, jobs and cars.

  • Townfields Saddlers

    Townfields Saddlers; a family business of over 50 years who believe that quality products at the right prices combined with excellent service is a winning formula. They offer a superb selection of everything equestrian for horses and riders from beginners to professionals as well as leading brands at cutting edge prices including Ariat, Charles Owen, Dublin, Horseware, Masta and Weatherbeeta. 

  • Voltaire Design

    Producers of chic sports saddles for competition horses and the discerning rider. Founded in 2010, Voltaire Design was the first saddle maker to combine fine, handmade craftsmanship with elements of fashion and flair in a line of saddles designed for the forward thinking rider who demands style and substance. Voltaire Design is fast emerging as one of the most in-demand saddle makers in the United Kingdom and are very proud to partner with leading event riders including Oliver Townend, Tina Cook, Nicky Roncoroni and Louise Harwood to name but a few. Voltaire Design are immensely proud to be long term sponsors at the prestigious Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials and wish all Voltaire Design riders participating the very best of luck.

    In addition to eight saddle models for jumping, dressage and cross-country, Voltaire Design also offers bridles, girths, leathers and must have accessories for horse and rider. You can view Voltaire Design’s products here. Find Voltaire Design on Facebook at ‘Voltaire Design United Kingdom’ or on Twitter and Instagram @VoltaireDesUK.

    Voltaire Design extend an invitation to everyone attending Blenheim to come to their stand to be introduced to the team and to experience a beautiful handmade Voltaire Design saddle for yourself.

    To discuss a completely free, no obligation trial and fitting of Voltaire Design saddles at your home or yard please contact your local Sports Saddle Specialist:

    Mathieu Tireau 07717 507560 (South)
    Florian Sintes 07748 834686 (North & East)
    Gabbie Robinson 07799817319 (Wales & West)

  • Watson Fuels

    Fuelling home, farm and businesses since 1957. Watson Fuels now deliver to more customers and to more parts of the country than ever before. For home heating oil, road diesel, tractor diesel, a wide variety of lubricants, fuel cards and boiler maintenance, look no further for fuel and energy solutions, competitive prices and outstanding service. Official fuel supplier to Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials.

  • Woodhouse

    When organising an outdoor event, nothing can be left to chance. Success depends on meticulous planning, and anticipating every possible pitfall. Over their decades of experience, Woodhouse have developed the processes and procedures – and trained their people – to ensure your temporary structures are in the right place at the right time, and in the right condition. From marquees, to stables, to walkways, Woodhouse can cater for your event hire needs.

  • Yorkshire Clothing Company

    The Yorkshire Clothing Company has country, equestrian and leather clothing, footwear, hats and accessories for ladies, gentlemen and children. They also have a wide range of folding stools, chairs, picnic goods and gifts.