A fun filled evening of entertainment is on offer at the hugely popular Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials (14-17 September). Get ready for an exclusive Masterclass evening with renowned showjumper and showman Geoff Billington, alongside Tokyo Olympic Eventing Team Gold medal winner Tom McEwen on the evening of 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 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, spaces are limited for this exclusive experience so get your tickets quick!
Full details and tickets can be purchased here.