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Olympia, The London International Horse Show
Tue, 13 Dec 2016, 09:00 – Mon, 19 Dec 2016, 23:00 GMT
. Olympia, the international horse show is the largest Horse Show in the UK and has been running for over 100 years. It welcomes the world’s best riders, including Olympians Charlotte Dujardin and Nick Skelton who have competed there in the past.
There is a wide variety of top equestrian sport but also displays from around the world – this year for the first time ever spectators will be treated to Santi Serra who is a horse whisperer and will perform with his horses and dogs – some amazing routines and they are completely adorable to. There are also dogs competing in the agility and crowd pleasers such as the Shetland Grand national and the puissance.
Also this year Frankie Detorri is set to have a go at show jumping in the jump jockey v flat jockey event! He will be taking on top female jockey Hayley Turner and competing against Richard Johnson. It is set to be a really thrilling competition.
Olympia is such a family show, and often has members of the Royal family in attendance. It also attracts an array of celebrities including Jennifer Saunders, Denise Lewis, J.K Rowling and Jilly Cooper.
Also as the Olympics has just taken place we will be welcoming the stars and will be doing a medal ceremony / parade for all equestrian medal winners.