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A perennial crowd-puller; the Main Ring action includes Private Driving, Pony Club Games, the Inter-Hunt Relay and the ever popular Livestock Tug of War on Thursday evening

All new for 2018 is the Farmers Big Ball Challenge sponsored by Redlynch Agricultural Engineering Ltd supporting Child Bereavement UK; a magnificent display of farming machinery and the prowess of the drivers – this one is a must see!

The Main Ring is also home to the iconic Grand Parade of Livestock

Wednesday – 30th May

9.30       Private Driving – Hackney Horse sponsored by Victoria Foods Company

9.40       Private Driving – Non- Hackney sponsored by Victoria Foods Company

10.00     Private Driving – Hackney Pony + Hackney Championship sponsored by Victoria Foods Company

11.00     Parade of Blackmore & Sparkford Vale Hunt sponsored by Foxdenton Estate Company

11.30     Farmers Big Ball Challenge sponsored by Redlynch Agricultural Engineering Ltd supporting Child Bereavement UK

12.15     Inter Hunt Relay sponsored by Cowsfeet.co.uk

1.00       Private Driving –  Concours d’Elegance     + Championship sponsored by Victoria Foods Company

2.15       Show Jumping – Tom Yeoman National 1.30m Open Championship.

3.15       Show Jumping – Bath Gin National 1.40m Open

4.30       Pony Club Games sponsored by Commercial Recycling

Thursday – 31st May

10.30     Inter Hunt Relay sponsored by Toomer Farm

11.15     Parade of the Wilton Hunt sponsored by Foxdenton Estate Company

12.15     Show Jumping – Hazelgrove National 1.40m Open Championship

1.30       Show Jumping – All Hallows “Take Your Own Line”

2.20      Farmers Big Ball Challenge sponsored by Redlynch Agricultural Engineering Ltd supporting Child Bereavement UK

3.05       Pony Club Games sponsored by Commercial Recycling

4.05       Grand Parade of Livestock sponsored by Taunton Cider

6.30       Livestock Tug of War

 

Friday – 1st June

10.00     Heavy Horse Pairs Trade Turnout sponsored by Graham Walton Publishing

10.40     Osborne Refrigerators Double Harness Scurry

11.25     Jockey Challenge Relay sponsored by Paul Nicholls Racing

12.30     Farmers Big Ball Challenge sponsored by Redlynch Agricultural Engineering Ltd supporting Child Bereavement UK

1.15       Parade of Mendip Farmers Hunt sponsored by Foxdenton Estate Company

1.45       Ladies Cart

2.15       Pony Club Games

3.15       Grand Parade of Livestock

4.00       Show Jumping – LX Trix Ltd Area Trial

5.15       Show Jumping – Hydropool Devon “Twist or Stick Stakes

 

Saturday – 2nd June                                                                

10.00    Inter Hunt Relay sponsored by Cowsfeet.co.uk

10.45     Osborne Refrigerators Double Harness Scurry

11.15     Parade of Weston & Banwell Harriers sponsored by Foxdenton Estate Company

11.55     Show Jumping – Port Regis National Accumulator

12.40     Show Jumping – The Champagne Cave Royal Bath & West Grand Prix

1.45       Osborne Refrigerators Double Harness Scurry Championships

2.15       Grand Parade of Livestock sponsored by Taunton Cider

2.45       Heavy Horse Agricultural & Trade Turnout & Parade of Heavy Horses sponsored by Graham Walton Publishing

3.15       Pony Club Games sponsored by Commercial Recycling

3.55       Farmers Big Ball Challenge sponsored by Redlynch Agricultural Engineering Ltd supporting Child Bereavement UK

5.05       Close of show ceremony by the Band of the Brigade of Gurkhas