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View our official FAQs for the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials below. If we’ve not answered your question, please don’t hesitate to contact us.

Horse & Country (H&C) are proud to be offering live coverage of the Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials, worldwide. Members of H&C’s premium service, H&C+, will be able to live stream all phases of the CCI4*-S and CCI4*-L, as well as the After Hours Show, from 15th – 19th September.

H&C+ is available to purchase worldwide from just £5.99*/month, with no contract. Find out more about the service, here: horseandcountry.tv/subscribe/

*Please note, pricing may vary depending on your country of residence. 

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All tickets must be purchased online here.  You can purchase Hospitality tickets online or call 01242 806570.  Read our tickets explained guide here.

Yes, you can purchase tickets on the day. Please note, they will be more expensive and get best priced tickets in advance. Book online here.

It is strongly recommended you purchase your tickets as soon as possible, in the event of a limited capacity event, tickets will be on a first-come-first-served basis.

The 2021 Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials are operated by The Jockey Club and not connected to previous event organisers.

As such, should you wish to purchase tickets you will need to create a new account with The Jockey Club when purchasing tickets for The 2021 Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials.

Tickets will be on a first come first served basis, with limited hospitality capacity we strongly recommend you upgrade in advance by calling 01242 806570 and find out more here.

You can also purchase a grandstand seat here subject to availability.

The start of the competition is on Wednesday (15 September) afternoon with the first official horse inspection in front of the Ground Jury and the Veterinary Delegate.

There will be a HiHo Silver competition for the best dressed riders so expect to see some fabulous outfits!

The grounds are not open to the public but the horse inspection will be free to air on Horse and Country TV.

Yes but you will need to purchase an additional ticket to access Blenheim Palace – these tickets can be purchased here.

We no longer have a Membership option, you can enjoy the same, exclusive experience by purchasing a Club Ticket.

No refunds can be made in respect of any lost, forgotten, unused or surplus tickets or badges.

Yes but only in the outside area and they must be kept on a lead at all times.

As the horse trials is a separate event run by The Jockey Club, you will need to purchase an admission to gain entry to the event.

All tickets must be purchased in advance.  It is very unlikely that we will accept cash at the event and all of our outlets will accept Credit and Debit cards including catering and shopping facilities.  Should you require cash, there is an ATM machine on site.

This may be because you are entering a house name instead of a house number – in this instance please contact the call centre on 0344 5793016 and they will be happy to help, we are sorry for this issue.

Seating has now sold out.

Please dress appropriately for the conditions, but wear what you are most comfortable in. It is advised that if the weather has been wet, to wear wellington boots or a similar form of waterproof shoe as the course is walked on by up to 60,000 people and therefore can become muddy. Sufferers of hay fever and horse allergies are advised to remember their antihistamines or other relevant medications.

Fancy dress is permitted as long as the outfit is not offensive, and at our discretion, we reserve the right to decline entry should the need arise. Fancy dress is not permitted in Hospitality or restaurant facilities.

You are welcome to bring a picnic to enjoy at the event, however you are restricted from taking your food into the Palace Pavilion. There are rubbish disposal facilities located all around the grounds, so please do use these when you are finished with your picnics so that litter is kept to a minimum.

View the key event timings here.

Extensive onsite parking is available in the public car parks as well as disabled parking facilities for holders of official blue disabled passes. There is a parking fee for all vehicles at the event and you must purchase the car pass in advance. There is a short walk from the car park to the heart of the event.

Click here to read our full accessibility information.

Children 17 years of age and under can enter the event for free when accompanied by an adult, they will require proof of age and will be given a ticket on the entrance.

Grandstand seats should be booked in advance for all children over 3 years of age who require a seat to observe the dressage, show jumping and cross-country.

Dogs are welcome so long as they are kept on a lead at all times, and that owners clean up any mess made.


Click here for our camping information.

Hook-up will need to be purchased separately, and all bookers are currently being contacted.

If you’re yet to purchase your camping ticket, hook up is available as an add on, please select this when booking your Camping package.

Camping has now all sold out.

The campsite will be open from 12noon on Wednesday 15 September until 12noon on Monday 20 September.  Unfortunately, early access to the campsite will not be possible.

The camping order will need to be on one order to guarantee placement together however will we do our best to accommodate specific requests.

The shopping village at Blenheim will have a extensive variety of outlets, click here for more information.

You may smoke at the event, however smoking or vaping is not permitted within tented areas of the venue or within the grandstand.

Baby changing facilities are located around the event site within our disabled toilets. These are in all key areas so you should never be too far away from one when needed.