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Current Sponsors

The organisers of 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.

  • A & E Fire Equipment

    A & E are fire equipment specialists and have been in the fire protection services industry for over 40 years. Their head office and trade centre is based in Gloucestershire and they offer a vast range of services including fire safety equipment products, fire protection systems and specialist fire safety consultants. A & E also deliver on-site fire awareness training courses and offer practical fire fighting equipment demonstrations.

  • 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.

  • Biffa

    Biffa has been servicing the waste management needs of the UK since 1912 and are now the UK's leading integrated waste management company. 

  • Blenheim Palace Estate

    The most important supporters of the Horse Trials at Blenheim are His Grace, the Duke of Marlborough and the Blenheim Palace Estate, who each year allow this fantastic event to run in the spectacular grounds.

  • 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.

  • Cotswold Life

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

  • Cub Cadet

    Cub Cadet is a premium range of garden machinery and equipment distributed by Oxfordshire based E. P. Barrus Ltd.

    For decades Cub Cadet has been building lawn mowers, lawn and garden tractors, zero-turn mowers and utility vehicles that are tougher and stronger, turn tighter and cut sharper.

    Cub Cadet offers the widest range of ride-on mowers from the 700 series value range to the premium 1000 and 2000 series high end models right through to the revolutionary zero-turn machines. Miniriders and robotic mowers are part of the line-up plus other outdoor powered equipment including tillers, scarifiers, leaf vacuums and shredders.

    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.

  • 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.

  • Elite Horse Owners

    Elite Horse Owners (EHO)  has been established to revolutionise competition horse ownership.

    Drawing from established principles in racing, the intention is to develop horse ownership syndicates in eventing with professionally managed syndicates and amazing benefits for syndicate members. This initiative will help promote the growth of the sport.

    Become a syndicate member and join the ownership emotional roller coaster. The high costs and significant risks will be absorbed and diluted in the syndicate model allowing EHO owners to just enjoy being owners. You will never tire of cheering your horses on and toasting them win or lose. 

  • 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.

  • Fairfax Saddles

    Fairfax Saddles took the equestrian world by storm with its revolutionary Performance Girth which is proven to improve the horses range of movement and joint extension. Since the launch of the girth in 2012, Fairfax has continued its mission to improve a horse's performace by adding scientifically-proven saddles and bridles to its range.

    The company's success is built on a winning combination of tradition, technology and testing. Each item they develop is scrutinised using the latest pressue mapping and gait analysis systems available. This ground-breaking approach to combined diagnostic testing makes them unique.

    All Fairfax products are handmade in England by highly skilled craftsmen and Master Saddlers using the finest English and Italian leather. The Fairfax range- including the new performance Bridle- is on display at stand 99 at Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials or try them for yourself at stockists nationwide. 

  • Haygain

    Haygain is the only scientifically proven method for purifying hay and haylage. 

    Haygain offers a range of scientifically proven hay steamers that eliminates respirable particles in forage, aiding the prevention and treatment of equine respiratory disorders such as Recurrent Airway Obstruction (RAO).

    Haygain’s unique manifold system distributes high-temperature steam evenly throughout the forage, killing harmful mould, fungal spores, bacteria and dust mites. Steaming in a Haygain produces highly palatable, hygienically clean forage, contributing towards improved respiratory health in all horses.

    Available in a range of sizes to suit every yard, make Haygain steamed hay part of your daily feeding routine.

    Cleaner hay means healthier horses – that’s pure horse sense!

  • 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.

  • Hope Valley Saddlery

    Hope Valley Saddlery is a leading independent equestrian retailer with shops at Somerford Park Equestrian Centre in Congleton and Beaver Hall Equestrian Centre near Leek plus an extensive website and a tradestand at every major equestrian event in the country. Their business is backed by well trained knowledgeable staff at the head office and in the shops from sales to customer service.

    Hope Valley stocks a full range of equestrian products and quality brands include Horseware, Pikeur, Shires, Ariat, Charles Owen, Mark Todd, Musto, Woof Wear, John Whitaker, Joules and many more.

  • Kent and Masters

    Kent & Masters Saddlers takes pride in the fact that all its saddles are handmade in England by skilled craftsmen. The company combines these traditional techniques with in-depth research, scientific testing and saddle-fitting expertise to develop designs that offer fitting solutions for even the trickiest conformation.

    So whether you have a beautifully rounded cob, a slender high-wither Thoroughbred, or anything in between, a Kent & Masters saddle will offer the answer.

    What makes Kent & Masters so desirable among competitors who like to ride in more than one discipline is that the prices make it affordable to have a bespoke saddle for each one that’s made England without any compromises on quality, design or fit.

  • 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 for 2016 – 2018.

    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.  2016 sees the much anticipated launch of a brand new range of official clothing merchandise, comprising a polo shirt, rugby jersey, hooded sweatshirt, a fantastic quilted gilet, and newly developed, showerproof stable jacket. All can be bought online or from stand 164 in the shopping village, at the event.

  • Metro Rod

    Metro Rod are your local drainage contractors, providing total drainage solutions including blockage clearance, high pressure water jetting, CCTV surveys, drain lining and localised repairs, excavations and replacement tanker works, preventative maintenance and metrovac gutter clearances.

    Metro Rod have been repairing and mantaining oxfordshire's drains for 17 years.

    2016 has seen the launch of our new sister-company Metro Plumb for reactive plumbing maintenance involving waste trap replacement, toilet repair and replacement, tap repair and replacements, pipework leak repair and radiator replacement.

  • 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 Chartered Accountants

    Richardsons is a flexible, approachable firm of business advisors. The team will listen to your unique requirements and provide you with whatever you need from their full spectrum of accounting, tax, management reporting and support 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

    At Voltaire Design their mission has always been to help everyone achieve their full potential. Their goal is to not only sell high-end products, but to work with each rider to craft a product that will help improve their riding and work in harmony with their horses. They don't tell their suppliers what they need; they work with them to get the best out of what they have to offer, so they provide an unparalleled service and products nobody else asks for. Voltaire Design believes that humility and ambition can go together, kindness and simplicity are very important to them. As horse lovers, the sport spirit and nature are part of them. Innovation is Voltaire Design's daily engine. 

    Voltaire Design relies on the long French tradition of saddle making. Uniquely, Voltaire Design was also the first saddle maker to utilise techniques from the fashion industry in the designing of thier products. They have strived to be the most environmentally friendly saddler and caring for the environment is embedded in their practices.

    Voltaire Design are immensely proud to be sponsors at the prestigious Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials and wish all Voltaire Design riders the very best of luck. They extend to all riders, owners, grooms, officials and spectators an invitation to come to their stand to be introduced to the team. To try a beautiful handmade Voltaire Design saddle for yourself, contact UK sports saddle speciaist Mathieu Tireau on 07717507560. 

  • 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.

  • 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.