EVENT SCHEDULE

A great day of country sport and fun for all the family

Along side our usual country fair favourites the 2018 fair will feature some fantastic events taking place during a day of of country sport and fun for all the family.

Please check back for our complete schedule that will be released nearer to the event.

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THE SCHEDULE

What is on and when to see it

TimeEventVenue
08:30 to 11:15Working Hunter CompetitionThe Whitfield Ring
11:15 to 11:20Blessing of the Fair by The Reverent Neil PattersonThe Whitfield Ring
11:20 to 11:35Parade of HoundsThe Whitfield Ring
11:35 to 13:00Inter Hunt Jumping RelayThe Whitfield Ring
13:00 to 13:30Stunt World Live The Whitfield Ring
13:30 to 14:00Calvary of the HeroesThe Whitfield Ring
14:00 to 14:20Act of Remembrance dedicated to the role of animals in WW1The Whitfield Ring
14:20 to 14:50Stunt Riders LiveThe Whitfield Ring
14:50 to 15:10Parade of HoundsThe Whitfield Ring
15:10 to 15:35Terrier Racing The Whitfield Ring
15:35 to 16:00Herefordshire Federation of Young Farmers ChallengeThe Whitfield Ring
16:00 to 16:30Cavalry of the Heroes The Whitfield Ring
16:30 to 17:00Riding for the disabledThe Whitfield Ring
17:00Closing Prayers & Hymns from St. Tysilio's Church, Sellack The Whitfield Ring

ABOUT THE EVENTS

More about the fantastic events taking place on the day

Working Hunter Competition – 08:30 to 11:15

2 Classes, Open Show Hunter and Open Working Hunter. Both incorporating sections for Retrained Racehorses plus championship

Kindly Sponsored by: TBC

Blessing of the Fair by The Reverend Neil Patterson – 11:15  to 11:20

Parade of Hounds – 11:20 to 11:35

A Mounted parade of the Ledbury Foxhounds. Come and meet the Hounds, Horses and the Hunt Personnel, along with learning more about this old tradition.

Kindly Sponsored by: TBC

Inter Hunt Jumping Relay – 11:35 to 13:00

Probably our most exciting and popular Main Ring event. 12-14 Local teams complete against the clock to gain a place in the quarter finals. Seriously competitive, high speed galloping over a mirrored course of Jumps, gates, ditches and various surprise obstacles. The excitement is awesome in this thrilling event.

Kindly Sponsored by: TBC

Stunt World Live – 13:00 to 13.30

The Stunt Riders Show features some daredevil stunts including Pit Bike stunts and comical racing, bike wheelies, endos, the burnout bike (featured on the Young Knives album cover), 4 up Quad Wheelies that always gets the crowd laughing, side by side quad two wheel driving and the heated drive through firewall performed on a bike and quad!

This display also consists of high flying ramp to ground bike jumps performed by one of the UK’s youngest and one of the top motocross jumpers that will leave everyone watching on the edge of their seat!

The show is lead by Brandon Baily who is one of the best car two wheel drivers in the UK if the arena is big enough, he will perform two wheel driving while attempting to multitask and tackle a few other challenges at the same time. He performs the whole show while giving a charming and funny commentary and interacting with the crowd via a in-helmet mic. The commentary also features comedy when Brandon and the shows pre recorded narrator try and work together to entertain.

Kindly Sponsored by: TBC

Calvary of the Heroes – 13:30 to 14:00

Medieval Jousting.Watch the crowds cheer as they support their favourite Knights jousting for their lives against our infamous Dark Knight Lord Pendragon. Fun shows full of stunts, tricks, laughter and action, with skilled performances from our stunning horses and Knights in shining armour.

Kindly Sponsored by: TBC

Act of Remembrance dedicated to the role of animals in WW1 – 14:00 to 14:20

The Reverend Crispin Pemberton who is Rector for the StowCaple Benefice will lead an Act of Remembrance to commemorate the role of animals, and how this contributed to the eventual Victory of WW1. The audience will be invited into the ring with their dogs and horses to a blessing.

Stunt Riders Live – 14:20 to 14:50

Kindly Sponsored by: TBC

Parade of Hounds – 14:50 to 15:10

A Mounted parade of the North Hereford Foxhounds. Come and meet the Hounds, Horses and the Hunt Personnel, along with learning more about this old tradition.

Kindly Sponsored by: TBC

Terrier Racing – 15:10 to 15:35

Always a popular event and a true come and have a go by entering your terrier into a series of heats, leading to a grand finale. Always a chaotic but thoroughly good fun competition. Two Classes – Owners 16 and Under & Owners over 16. Paul Ellery of Sunshine Radio will start the races.

Kindly Sponsored by: TBC

Herefordshire Federation of Young Farmers Challenge – 15:35 to 16:00

A series of agriculturally related obstacle course challenges for many of the regional Young Farmer Clubs to compete against one another, along the whole length of the main ring, whilst against the clock. A test of skill, strength and stamina!

Kindly Sponsored by: TBC

Cavalry of the Heroes – 16:00 to 16:30

Limited Edition: WW1 – Horses and Heroes

An action packed display of horses and heroes from WW1 featuring trick riding, stunts, a great music score and a final cavalry charge, all to commemorate 100 years of the end of The Great War. Respectfully remembering the event through entertaining story telling.

When not performing in the ring, there will be opportunity for our visitors to meet and greet the riders and learn more about the fascinating history of Military Cavalry.

Kindly Sponsored by: TBC

Riding for the disabled – 16:30 to 17:00

Ride 2 Achieve RDA seeks to provide bespoke support to disabled horse riders who wish to achieve their full horse riding and therapeutic potential.

They operate as a non profit organisation, and are a Group Member of Riding for the Disabled National.
To achieve our aim each rider is provided with support and mentoring designed to fit with their own individual needs.
From their base at Hoarwithy, Hereford, they are able to offer varied and interesting horse riding lessons and associated activities. The site is equipped with an outdoor riding school, as well as many opportunities locally for riding outside of the school on country tracks and fields.

Kindly sponsored by: TBC

Closing Prayers & Hymns fromSt. Tysilio’sChurch,Sellack – 17:00

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