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Eventing Experiences 

We are excited to be launching our eventing experiences with the biggest events of 2023!  

 

From Badminton, Burghley, Blenheim as well as a limited number of spaces available for the FEI European Eventing Championships we have the highlights of the season covered!

We are now LIVE with our Badminton Horse Trials experiences! 

All bookings which include Saturday receive a complimentary invite to our course walk with William Fox-Pitt!

Register your interest and we'll make sure you're the first to know about our new experiences for future events! 

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Badminton Horse Trials

Badminton Estate, Gloucestershire

Thurs 4th May - Mon 8th May 2023

Experience Includes:
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  • Two nights accommodation at one of our hand-picked hotels

  • Return coach transfers to the event

  • Tickets to Badminton Horse Trials

  • Access to exclusive experiences with leading riders, including meet and greets and previews! 

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Burghley Horse Trials 

Burghley Estate, Lincolnshire 

Wed 30th Aug - Sun 3rd Sept 2023

Experience Includes:
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  • Two nights accommodation at one of our hand-picked hotels

  • Return coach transfers to the event

  • Tickets to Burghley Horse Trials

  • Access to exclusive experiences with leading riders, including Meet and Greets and Previews! 

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Blenheim Palace Horse Trials

Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire

Thurs 14th - Sun 17th September, 2023

Experience Includes:
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  • One nights accommodation at one of our hand-picked hotels 

  • Return coach transfers to the event

  • Tickets to Blenheim Palace Horse Trials

  • Access to exclusive experiences with leading riders

Badminton

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Badminton Horse Trials:
Ultimate Badminton Experience

From:
£1,099pp

Our 5 night ultimate Badminton experience which ensures you witness every moment, from the first horse at the trot up to the final show-jumping round. Staying at The Bear of Rodborough, in the heart of the Cotswolds, this hotel is perfectly located just 15 miles from Badminton. 
 

Example Experience includes: 
 

  • Five nights at The Bear of Rodborough

  • Breakfast each morning and dinner on two nights

  • Return transfers to each day of Badminton Horse Trials 

  • General admission ticket to each day from Thurs-Mon 

  • Exclusive Eventing Breaks Course walk and drinks with William Fox Pitt on Saturday 

  • Grandstand Seat Ticket on Friday, Saturday and Monday

Badminton Horse Trials

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Badminton Horse Trials:
Mercure Bristol North, The Grange

From: 
£299pp

An elegant 4-star hotel set amongst 18 acres of landscaped gardens. A stylish blend of traditional and contemporary design creates a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere throughout this stunning country house Bristol hotel. 

The Brasserie offers traditional dishes, with views of the beautiful garden. There is also a Conservatory Bar terrace where you can relax after a long day on your feet.
5 minutes from the M4 & M5 motorways and 20 minutes from Bristol train stations, this hotel is in a great location for Badminton Horse Trials!

Example Experience includes: 
 

  • Two nights at the Mercure Bristol North, The Grange

  • Breakfast each morning

  • Free Drink on arrival at the hotel

  • Return transfers to Badminton Horse Trials 

  • General admission Ticket to a day of your choice

  • Exclusive Eventing Breaks Course walk with William Fox Pitt when booking Saturday 

  • Grandstand Seat Ticket on Fri/Sat/Mon

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Badminton Horse Trials:
The Bear of Rodborough

From:
£389pp

This hotel provides a warm welcome for all. All bedrooms are homely and charming and many boast spectacular views over the Cotswolds and beyond.
There is a number of restaurants to choose, from The Library which serves AA Rosette-awarded dishes in a relaxing environment to the Pavilion Garden Bar, where food and drink can be enjoyed alongside the fun additions of popcorn, slushies, table tennis, and table football!

Just 15 miles from Badminton, this country style inn provides the perfect place to relax after a long day out at the event! 

Example Experience includes: 
 

  • Two nights at The Bear of Rodborough

  • Breakfast each morning and Dinner on one evening

  • Return transfers to Badminton Horse Trials 

  • General admission Ticket to a day of your choice 

  • Exclusive Eventing Breaks Course walk with William Fox Pitt when booking Saturday 

  • Grandstand Seat Ticket on Fri/Sat/Mon

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Badminton Horse Trials:
Francis Hotel Bath

From:
£389pp

Francis Hotel Bath is located in the heart of the historic city of Bath and has everything you need for a stay away! The Hotel features a bar/lounge which serves light snacks all day. There is also a restaurant, the Boho Marché, which has a Moroccan theme. Breakfast includes a range of international and traditional English classic options.

The Classic Rooms are the perfect home away from home. Each bed has Egyptian cotton linen, a flat screen TV, air conditioning, minibar and in-room iron. The en-suite bathroom boasts eco-friendly toiletries from 100 Acres.

Example Experience includes: 
 

  • Two nights at the Francis Hotel Bath

  • Breakfast each morning

  • Return transfers to Badminton Horse Trials 

  • General admission Ticket to a day of your choice 

  • Exclusive Eventing Breaks Course walk with William Fox Pitt when booking Saturday 

  • Grandstand Seat Ticket on Fri/Sat/Mon

Other Information

Transfers

Experiences include return transfers. These are included on everyday that you book to attend the event. Transfer timings will be confirmed closer to your date of travel. Clients can make their own way to the event, however parking will have to be paid for at your own expense. Please let us know if you do not wish to include transfers. 

 Badminton: Grandstand Tickets

Grandstand Tickets for Friday, Saturday and Sunday are included as standard. These can be removed on request, if looking to purchase just general admission.

 

Badminton: Additional Days

Additional days can be added to this package for the advertised ticket and transfer price.

 

Badminton: Additional Nights

Add an additional nights accommodation from £80.00 per person

Badminton: Course Walk with William Fox Pitt

All bookings which include tickets on Saturday also include an exclusive Eventing Breaks course-walk with William Fox-Pitt. 

This will be held after the dressage and will start and end at the lake.

Badminton: Payment Information

All experiences can be booked with just a £100 per person deposit to secure your accommodation.

Please note this is a non refundable deposit. The final balance is then due on Tuesday 28th February 2023.

Additonal Information
Example Experiences

FEI European Championships - Haras du Pin  

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Tues 8th Aug - Mon 15th Aug 2023:
Hotellerie de la Renaissance

From
£1,999pp

Join us as we travel to the “Versailles for Horses” located in the heart of the Normandy home to some of the largest eventing competitions in France. Travel with us to Paris, before heading to Normandy where will stay just 15 minutes from the event. 

 

Example Experience Includes:
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  • Return Eurostar or Flights to Paris

  • Six nights bed & breakfast accommodation at the Hotellerie de la Renaissance

  • Daily transfers to the event

  • Tickets to each day of the European Championships 

  • Tour of Haras du Pin National Stud

  • RB Staff for an escorted experience

Blenheim

Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials

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Blenheim Horse Trials:
The Bear, Woodstock

One night experience from
£199pp

Located just a 15 minute walk from the horse trials site this hotel offers the ultimate experience for the horse trials.

Formerly a 13th century coaching inn, The Bear Hotel is full of period features, oak beams and rich interiors, it’s a hidden gem where the combination of history, culture and exceptional facilities make it one the finest 4-star hotels in Oxfordshire.

The traditional bedrooms have en-suite bathrooms, satellite TVs, mini bars and bathrobes while the atmospheric restaurant serves an innovative British menu using fresh, seasonal produce., while the bar and courtyard offers fine wines, malt whiskies and real ales, and serves light lunches and snacks. 

Burghley

Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials

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Peterborough Experience:
Holiday Inn Peterborough - West

Two night experience from:
£299pp

This modern AA 4-star hotel has a gym, a spa and an indoor pool, just 5 minutes from Peterborough city centre. There is free private parking.

This Holiday Inn offers air-conditioned bedrooms with satellite TV and tea/coffee facilities. The refurbished bar and restaurant offers fine dining in a relaxed and informal atmosphere.

The superb leisure centre is one of the best equipped in the area and is available free of charge to guests. There is a sauna, hot tub and steam room.

Just 20 minutes from Burghley, this hotel is always a hugely popular choice for the week! 

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Ultimate Three-Day Experience:
Orton Hall Hotel and Spa

From
£749pp

Set in a 17th-century manor house, Orton Hall Hotel & Spa is nestled in 20 acres of mature parkland in the conservation village of Orton Longueville. With a fascinating heritage, the award-winning Orton Hall Hotel boasts elegant rooms, a choice of dining plus an on-site spa.

Example Experience Includes:
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  • Three nights bed and breakfast accommodation

  • Return coach transfers to the event

  • General Admission Tickets to Burghley Horse Trials

  • Grandstand seats on Thurs, Fri and Sun 

 

About us

Why choose us? 

Flexibility:

Whether its flexible payments or tailored packages, we pride ourselves on flexibility.

Exclusive Access to Equestrian Celebrities:

Q&A’s with leading riders, previews and course walks at all the
largest events

Complete Service:

Fully inclusive service with expert hosts to take care of you every step of the way

Experience:

Over 80,000 people have used our services to events in the UK and abroad

Racing Breaks are a one-stop shop for all offering tickets, accommodation, travel, hospitality, and much more to all major national and international horse racing and equestrian events.

Our new eventing experiences - headed up by broadcaster, Aly Vance, who has covered equestrian events at the Olympics, World Equestrian Games, and all the top UK events - include a range of travel, accommodation and ticketing options.

Our team is led by eventing and travel experts who’ve got first-hand insight and years of experience in attending these events around the world, and will help craft the perfect event-going experience.

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