Take a seat and get comfy for some thrilling spectacles with this year’s main ring entertainment. We have action packed live demonstrations and displays featuring equestrian, livestock, ponies, hounds and our Inter Hunt relay. All activities will be taking place throughout each of the Show days which we are confident will have the crowd cheering for more! Come along and discover what main ring entertainment we have on offer and enjoy for yourself.
Bolddog Ling FMX Group
Experience the thrilling spectacle of the UK’s number one motorcycle display team demonstrate their latest heart stopping tricks. The team, who made it to the semi-finals in Britain’s Got Talent in 2014, continue to push the boundaries of FMX and lead the way for all motorcycle display teams. Performances take place twice on each day of the show, at 12.45pm & 4.50pm on Thursday, 12pm and 5.55pm on Friday and 11.30am and 5.55pm on Saturday.
Hundreds of animals will take their turn in the spotlight at our famous Livestock Display and individual showing classes. Livestock and their exhibitors come from all over the UK to compete in the Show and this year there will be over 400 different classes of cattle, pigs, sheep, dairy and pygmy goats vying for the coveted champions’ rosettes. The Parades take place mid-afternoon on Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Shetland Pony Grand National
Watch the champion jockeys of tomorrow compete to win the thrilling Shetland Pony Grand National in the Ardingly Ring on Saturday 8th June. The heats take place on Friday at 12.40pm and 5.25pm and Saturday at 12.10am with the unmissable grand finale at 5.20pm. This year the organisation is raising money for the Bob Champion Cancer Trust so place your bets and get cheering for your favourite. It’s fast, furious and fun!
Cavalcade of Hounds
Visitors can enjoy a rare chance to enter the Ardingly Ring and mingle with the hounds and huntsmen at the parade of Foot Packs at 1.25pm on Thursday; there’s also a display and parade of Hounds on Friday at 1.50pm and a display and parade of Foxhounds on Saturday at 1pm when the Cavalcade of Hounds takes its turn in the spotlight. These hounds are such a friendly bunch, so make sure you stick around to meet the pack face to face!
Inter Hunt Relay
The popular Inter Hunt Relay always draws a big crowd, so secure a seat early. The two heats take place on Thursday at 3.15pm & Friday at 3.10pm with the semi-finals and final on Saturday at 4.40pm. The teams are: Crawley & Horsham Hunt; Old Surrey; Burstow & West Kent Hunt; Southdown & Eridge Hunt; Surrey Union Hunt; Chiddingfold, Leconfield & Cowdray Hunt; Mid Surrey Farmers Draghounds; East Sussex & Romney March Hunt & East Kent Hunt with West Street Hunt