An Evening Masterclass with Geoff Billington & Tom McEwen | Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials
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An Evening Masterclass with Geoff Billington & Tom McEwen

How do you fancy spending an evening with legendary showjumper Geoff Billington and Olympic Gold Medallist Tom McEwen?!

Watch the two top level riders in a masterclass like no other, where you will be thoroughly entertained taking place in the main arena on Friday 15th September!

Geoff Billington is a name synonymous with British Showjumping at its dizzying heights in the 1980’s and 1990’s. A veteran of two Olympic Games; Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000 with World and European Championship Bronze medals to his name Geoff continues to be a household name as one of Britain’s top riders. He has also won numerous Grand Prix’s and as a much valued member of Team GBR, he helped secure nine Nations Cup victories, appearing almost 50 times for his country. Now, as well as continuing his competitive career, Geoff does lots of coaching and clinics all-round the country, commentates at a few of the top shows, all the while producing, buying and selling horses, not to mention, his hilarious ‘Masterclasses’ and after dinner speeches.

He will be joined by five star winner Tom McEwen who currently sits in the top five eventers of 2023. Tom has represented Team GB at Pony, Junior, Young Rider and Senior Level with medal winning performances across the board including Team Gold Medal at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon in 2018, Winner of Les 5 etoiles de Pau 2019, and 2nd at Luhmühlen 5* in 2019. Not forgetting his individual Silver medal winning performance at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in addition to team Gold.

With two such shining stars of the equestrian world on show, it cannot fail to be a night to remember.  So, bring a blanket just in case it’s chilly and settle down for an evening of amazing skill and a whole load of laughs against the stunning backdrop of Blenheim Palace, courtesy of Geoff and Tom!

Tickets are available to purchase for the evening for £35 (or for just £25 if you already have a Friday ticket!) which will give you a grandstand seat and access to the event from 4pm. You can also upgrade to an exclusive ringside dining experience in the Palace Pavilion’s Billington’s Brasserie for £95. With a delicious menu including Blenheim estate short rib, horseradish mashed potatoes and Jus, Free range Chicken, wild mushroom fricassee, and pilaf rice and Pumpkin and sage tortellini with vegan basil pesto it’s guaranteed to leave your tastebuds tingling. Spaces are limited for this exclusive experience so get your tickets quick!