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The country’s leading names

Spectators will witness some of the country’s leading names including the legendary Charlotte Dujardin and Carl Hester.

We will host several Dressage classes up to CDI3* level. One of the highlights is for sure the Freestyle Dressage Class.

Dressage to Music brings together the rider and the audience in a way that no other form of dressage can do or arguably other equestrian discipline. It is a fun way to compete in dressage competitions having put together the test of the rider itself including the movements they think suits best for the horse and the chosen music. It is also a great crowd puller and people who don’t have a lot knowledge about dressage can fully appreciate and enjoy Freestyle Dressage to Music.

The horses you will be seeing are all on their way up to the ladder to Grand Prix, and so they really are the stars of the future.

In addition, we will host the Dressage viewing trials for the World Championships of Young Horses.

2019 Highlights


PSG Class


Viewing Trials for 5YO, 6YO & 7YO
Big Tour Grand Prix
Small Tour Inter I


National PSG Class
Big Tour PSG & GP Free Style to Music

Last year, Carl Hester concluded a memorable dressage programme at the Equerry Bolesworth International Horse Show by being crowned grand prix freestyle to music champion. Carl, winner of 10 major championship medals and a British dressage statesman during his illustrious career, thrilled a capacity crowd that basked in the Thursday afternoon sunshine with 10-year-old gelding Hawtins Delicato. Bolesworth's dressage programme was dominated by double Olympic champion Charlotte Dujardin, who won six classes on an exciting selection of her young equine talent, but Carl - Charlotte's trainer and mentor - took centre-stage in the finale.

Please view the provisional schedule here.

Start Lists and Results coming soon.

Start Lists and Results 2018

Start Lists and Results 2017


Bolesworth has an allocation of rooms reserved at the Mercure, Chester (Whitchurch Road, Christleton, Chester, CH3 9HQ) for Riders, Owners and connections to book, at our preferential rate (from £120p/night for single occupancy). Includes bed and breakfast.

To make a reservation, please call 0844 815 9001, quoting the reference code “BOLE100619”. Rooms are available on a first come basis, and may be released for general sale by the Hotel from 1st June 2019.


All horses on site (International and National) must have current, up to date Equine Influenza Vaccinations. Vaccinations will be check in accordance with FEI regulations – horses must have had a booster vaccination within 6 months, but more than 7 days before the competition.

Passports will be checked on arrival. Horses with non-compliant vaccinations will not be allowed to unload.