Experience a weekend at Burghley House for the world's greatest 5* equestrian event, the Defender Burghley Horse Trials this summer.
A key event towards the end of the summer social season, the Defender Burghley attracts fantastic crowds to witness exhilarating equestrian action alongside browsing the world-renowned shopping avenues and enjoying the many other attractions and activities on offer in this truly stunning location.
Horse Trials & Defender Experiences
The three day horse trials feature dressage, cross country and jumping - a truly comprehensive test of the all round ability of the horse and rider.
Take part in the Defender Experience during your visit over the four days, located on the south side of the lake at Burghley House. Giving you the thrill of being driven in one of the latest Land Rover vehicles over dynamic display equipment.
Plus, watch the hugely popular Dubarry Burghley Young Event Horse competition, that’s now in its fourth decade and integral to Burghley Horse Trails, acknowledged as the shop window to view potential ‘five-star’ horses at an early age.