Hooves to thunder at Royal Gatcombe
HOOVES will thunder across Royal Gatcombe Park again this weekend for the annual autumn horse trials.
Royals, celebrities and equestrian enthusiasts head for the Minchinhampton estate today for three days of competition.
Organiser, the Princess Royal and her team, will welcome a full entry of 600 riders to the Whatley Manor sponsored event.
The action includes international dressage, show-jumping and cross country and the competitions and ringside attractions will run all three days, with Princess Anne expected to present the prizes.
Gents, come in to Earl's & Co and enjoy a haircut and finish, glass of whisky and a shoeshine for £18.50
Terms: Later and earlier appointments available upon request
Contact: 01242 504887
Valid until: Tuesday, December 31 2013
Riders from all over the world are attracted to the event.
As well as the competitions, there are also trade stands and food stalls to browse around, including fashion, garden items, cars and organic produce.
The action starts at around 9am each day and admission is available on the day only, at £6 for a car and its occupants or £10 with a programme.