Cavendish Horses

DATE

Sat 6 April - Sun 6 October 2019, Weekends only 

TIME

11.30am - 3.30pm

LOCATION

Bolsover Castle 

SUITABLE FOR

Everyone

A spectacular horse display at Bolsover Castle's Cavendish's Horses

Witness expert horsemen in flamboyant 17th century costume training for art and battle to baroque music in the spectacular surroundings of the Riding School at Bolsover Castle. Behold breath-taking displays of horses in training, as they refine the methods created by one of the great equestrian masters and former Bolsover inhabitant, William Cavendish. 

There are three groups of performers (see separate dates below.) Shows take place every Saturday and Sunday at 11.30am, 1.30pm & 3.30pm. Please note there are no shows on May 25-26th, 8-9th June, 13-14th July and 24-25th August.

Please note that photography and filming is prohibited during the displays. 

Expert in historic horsemanship Dominic Sewell and his Historic Equitation team will reveal more about the famous training techniques of Cavendish and their majestic horses will demonstrate traditional moves and skills of the time. 

Dates:

Sat 6 & Sun 7 April 2019

Sat 13 & Sun 14 April 2019

Sat 20 & Sun 21 April 2019

Sat 4 & Sun 5 May 2019

Sat 18 & Sun 19 May 2019

Sat 6 & Sun 7 July 2019

Sat 31 August & Sun 1 September 2019

Sat 7 & Sun 8 September 2019

With their elegant Spanish horses, the Atkinson Action Horses will amaze you with a demonstration of skilled horsemanship displaying the complicated movements of Cavendish’s time which are also as relevant today.  Atkinson Action Horses are one of the leading trainers of horses for film and TV, having featured on Poldark, Peaky Blinders and many more.  Benjamin Atkinson is trainer to the Royal Equestrian Club of Dubai.  Please note that photography and filming is prohibited during the displays.

Dates:

Sat 11 & Sun 12 May 2019

Sat 15 & Sun 16 June 2019

Sat 22 & Sun 23 June 2019

Sat 29 & Sun 30 June 2019

Sat 27 & Sun 28 July 2019

Sat 14 & Sun 15 September 2019

Sat 28 & Sun 29 September 2019

Be amazed as Peter Maddison Greenwell and the Spanish horses of El Caballo de Espana demonstrate classical horsemanship and the heritage behind the long-held tradition of displaying horses. Peter will explain in this fascinating demonstration why these classical methods are still relevant today. International trainer, Peter, believes correct classical training promotes welfare and longevity in horses.

Dates:

Sat 27 & Sun 28 April 2019

Sat 1 & Sun 2 June 2019

Sat 20 & Sun 21 July 2019

Sat 3 & Sun 4 August 2019

Sat 10 & Sun 11 August 2019

Sat 17 & Sun 18 August 2019

Sat 21 & Sun 22 September 2019

Sat 5 & Sun 6 October 2019

Prices

Type Price
Member (Adult) £2.50
Member (Child) £1.50
Adult £4
Child, 5-17 years £3

Price Notes

Normal admission prices to Bolsover Castle applies. 

How to book

Purchase your tickets today by calling our dedicated Ticket Sales Team on 0370 333 1183 (Mon – Fri 8.30am – 5.30 Sat 9am – 5pm). Tickets will also be available to purchase at the event site on the day.

How to find us

Property: Bolsover Castle
Address: Castle Street, Bolsover, S44 6PR
Location: Bolsover, Derbyshire, East Midlands

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