Chatsworth International Horse Trials is an annual equestrian event held at Chatsworth House, a stately home in Derbyshire, England. The event typically takes place in May and attracts top-level riders and horses from around the world.
The event consists of three phases: dressage, cross-country, and show jumping. The dressage phase involves a series of movements performed in an arena, while the cross-country phase requires riders and horses to complete a course of natural obstacles such as ditches, water jumps, and banks. The show jumping phase is held in an arena and requires riders and horses to jump a series of fences in a set order.
The Chatsworth International Horse Trials also includes a range of other activities, such as trade stands selling equestrian products and services, food and drink vendors, and children’s entertainment.
The event is known for its stunning setting, with the Chatsworth House and its surrounding parklands providing a picturesque backdrop for the competition. It attracts thousands of spectators each year and is considered one of the premier equestrian events in the United Kingdom.
Zara Tindall won the Advanced Class riding Gleadhill House Stud’s Class Affair
Oliver Townend won the flagship CCI4*-S at Chatsworth on Dreamliner