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What’s On


Kids in the courtyard

Head to the Courtyard to see a host of activities for the whole family to get involved in. There will be a circus workshop, inflatable fun, climbing wall, face painter and much more. You might not want to leave, as you will have a range of shops, cafe and toilets within arms reach!

working dog demonstrations

It’s not just the horses who can get in on the action – you can come and watch the skills of gun dogs and trainer, Darren Kirk. Darren will be hosting a number of displays across the weekend.

Darren is an award winning Gun Dog Trainer, with a variety of spaniels, who will showcase the skills needed to find, collect and retrieve birds in the shooting line.

Hawkeye Falconry

Hawkeye Falconry UK, is one of the most sought after falconry display teams in the United Kingdom. Years of experience, dedication and a huge amount of passion, drive the team to exhibit the birds in a unique, professional manner. Our bird of prey displays have been described as “A once in a lifetime opportunity not to be missed!” and also “Spell-binding”. The displays concentrate on the natural behaviours of the birds, whilst giving everybody, of all ages, a very close encounter with the sport of falconry.

Terrier Racing

The ‘Little Nippers’ are the latest addition to the Ridgeside Family – and they can’t wait to bring real mayhem to shows and fayres all over the UK with the ‘Little Nippers Racing’.

In the arena they will race both over obstacles and at full speed chasing the electric lure. They offer a fast, action-packed demonstration with an informative and humorous commentary by Phill.

The public will have the chance to “have a go” with their own dogs – whatever their breed!

Not only great fun for the dogs – audiences love it too.


A wide selection of local and national brands will be joining us at Thoresby this year, visitors of the event are welcome throughout the weekend to browse their favourite brands and pick up a souvenir. with everything on offer from homeware to fashion to furniture.

There’s something for everyone at the Eventing Spring Carnival – treat yourself!


Have you ever watched a game of Polo? Thoresby have their very own Polo Club, which focuses on grass roots polo and introducing new players to the sport. On Sunday of the event we will be joined by their team, who will be showing off their skills in the main arena! Don’t miss this exciting game and maybe join their team!! If you are interested in joining them, head over to their stand and have a chat.

Horsepower at Thoresby

The Classic Car Show is a long-standing crowd favourite. This year we are delighted to be working with the Aston Martin Owners Club and the Porsche Club. They will be displaying their stunning cars in front of the House and along the roads around the site.

This is the perfect opportunity for you to indulge in another type of Horsepower. The owners will be there to discuss and show you their pride and joy!!

Shire Horses

Have you ever seen the majestic Shire Horse up close? Well we have that opportunity for you at Thoresby! Over the weekend you will be able to go and meet these magnificent horses, and then watch their arena display to see them in action.

British polo gin

We are delighted to be growing our partnership with British Polo Gin, which has led to the creation of Eventing Gin – perfectly curated to partner a day out in the country.

Open for business all weekend in luscious gardens with views across the arena, it’s the perfect place to unwind. This year we are delighted to be supported by Hawkstone Brewery. Hawkstone Brewery shot to fame on Clarkson’s Farm, and British Polo Gin will be serving their delicious array of drinks across the weekend.


Alongside the world class eventing competition, on Saturday afternoon, the main arena will play host to the next generation of equestrian talents, when Pairs from the local pony clubs will battle it out to show off their jumping and entertain the crowd!

Project Pony power

Alongside the international competition we are welcoming some of our smallest sporting stars to Thoresby. On Saturday 30th March, you will be able to watch our diminutive Pony riders competing in the main arena.

These pocket rockets will be jumping a 1.10m show jumping track, which is a spectacle for all