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Top equestrian events in and around Derbyshire

PUBLISHED: 00:00 04 January 2018 | UPDATED: 15:57 05 January 2018

Gemma Tattersall and Quicklook V, CIC*** Chatsworth 2015 - Copyright Fiona Scott-Maxwell

Gemma Tattersall and Quicklook V, CIC*** Chatsworth 2015 - Copyright Fiona Scott-Maxwell

Copyright Fiona Scott-Maxwell

From world class eventing, a day at the races, or even a country show, horse lovers will have plenty of opportunity to enjoy themselves in the local area.

17th March

Betfred Midlands Grand National

The second longest steeplechase in the country and one of the most spectacular sporting days out in the region’s calendar.

Uttoxeter Racecourse, www.uttoxeter-racecourse.co.uk

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5th May

Jump Season Opener Featuring The Staffordshire Plate

The new Jockey and Trainer Championships for 2018/19 gets under way with the first fixture at Uttoxeter Racecourse that comprises of seven races.

Uttoxeter Racecourse, www.uttoxeter-racecourse.co.uk

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11th-13th May

Chatsworth International Horse Trials

World-class equestrian sport, from elegant dressage and exciting show jumping to gripping cross country, combined with family entertainment and a shopping village with over 100 quality trade stands.

Chatsworth, near Bakewell, www.chatsworth.org

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16th-17th June

Catton Park Horse Trials

Top riders compete in the disciplines of dressage, show jumping and cross country.

Catton Hall, Walton-on-Trent, www.catton-hall.com

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24th June

Derbyshire County Show

Competitive classes for cattle, sheep and horses plus beautiful floral and craft displays.

Locko Park, near Spondon, Derby, derbyshirecountyshow.org.uk

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8th August

Ashover Show

A traditional agricultural show with classes for livestock, light horses and horticulture plus a dog show, vintage cars and tractors.

The Rectory Fields, Ashover, www.ashovershow.co.uk

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11th August

Manifold Show

A showcase for the best local produce and livestock, with classes for heavy horses, rare breeds, cattle and pets.

The Arbour, Casterne Hall, Ilam, www.manifoldshow.co.uk

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1st September

Turnditch and Windley Show

Horse and pony show, pet show, vintage tractors and classes for flowers and produce.

Wirksworth Road (B5023), Windley, turnditchandwindley.co.uk

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