Royal Windsor Horse Show is the UK’s largest outdoor premier Show and takes place in the private grounds of Windsor Castle. The Show hosts 5* International Show Jumping (which is the highest level possible) as well as 4* International Dressage and 4* International Carriage Driving. There are also national classes in Show jumping and Windsor is one of the UK’s premier Showing events.
There are numerous exciting displays which take place at the Show including The Musical Ride of the Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment, The Musical Band of the Household Cavalry, The King’s Troop Royal Horse Artillery, DAKS Pony Club Mounted Games and The Shetland Pony Grand National.
The site itself includes an extensive shopping village which hosts over 250 stands and there are many different places to sit and eat. It is the only time of year the public can access the private grounds of the Castle.
During the day there are 5 different arenas in operation, housing the many varied equestrian classes. Access to the arena is included in a general entry ticket. The main Castle arena has grandstand seating which can be reserved for the dressage competitions on Thursday and Friday and the weekend daytime performances.
On Thursday, Friday and Saturday evenings The Pageant will take place. For this performance all seating is reserved and requires a separate ticket.
Provisional Highlights and Times
Friday 10th May Daytime - 5* Showjumping, International displays, CDI4* FEI Dressage Freestyle to Music
8.00 - 20.30