🐴 A Christmas treat for equestrian fans the London International Horse Show returns for five days of performances. Tickets are on sale here.
A 90,000 strong audience is expected to attend ExCel London which hosted the London International Horse Show to much acclaim for the first time in 2021 (highlights below). The famous Christmas horse show having moved from Olympia London – its home for 49 years – while the venue is undergoing a redevelopment plan.
Taking place from Thursday 15th December to Monday 19th December equestrian competition at its very best is guaranteed with international competition featuring three FEI World Cup Qualifiers in dressage, showjumping and driving. Alongside the FEI World Cup action each daily performance will include the usual mix of equestrian displays, The Kennel Club Dog Agility, The Shetland Pony Grand National and Christmas Finale (see link to the full daily programme below).
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The world’s best riders are expected to attend the London International Horse Show with highlights including FEI Dressage World Cup Grand Prix on Thursday morning and FEI Dressage World Cup Freestyle to Music on Friday evening. On Thursday evening all eyes will be on the Lemieux Puissance while on Friday afternoon the FEI Driving World Cup takes centre stage. The FEI Jumping World Cup takes place on Sunday afternoon with the ever-popular Shetland Pony Grand National on Sunday evening. Monday’s final day concludes with the unmissable London Grand Prix.
Alongside the equestrian action there’s also the famous Shopping Village to enjoy. Selling a wide range of goods from all things equestrian, to fashion, jewellery, wines, gifts, novelty items, and fine art, the village will have something for everyone.
🗝️ Doors open: Opening hours vary, the times for each day can be viewed here.
🐴 Show starts: Daily morning, afternoon and evening performances timings, together with full content, for the London International Horse Show can be viewed on the the daily programme.
🎟️ Tickets are available via the ‘Get Tickets’ link.
🚊🚗 Travel tips: ExCel London has its own dedicated station – Custom House – on the Elizabeth line with connections to Canary Wharf, Liverpool Street, Farringdon, Paddington and Heathrow taking 3 minutes, 10 minutes, 12 minutes, 20 minutes and 43 minutes respectively. ExCel is also served by two stations on the DLR – Custom House for the west entrance and Prince Regent for the east entrance. If driving the venue is easily accessible from major routes including the M11 and A406 with onsite parking for over 2,000 vehicles. For more information see this Excel London ‘Getting here’ guide.
👀 For lots more great spectator action coming right up in London visit our ‘What’s On’ page here.