A new date has been announced for the popular HORSE magazine roadshow, which was postponed due to FMD.

Leading riders and trainers will be passing on their expert advice to visitors at Solihull Riding Club on Saturday 11 August with a full day of equestrian demonstrations and clinics.

Topping the bill at the event will be show jumper Rob Hoekstra and leading trainer Stephen Hadley, who will be hosting demos in the Baileys arena.

There will also be a chance to watch Richard Maxwell in action when he demonstrates his Ground to Saddle training technique and readers can find out more about Parelli Natural Horsemanship.

Other highlights of the day, which runs from 9.30am to 5.30pm, include:

  • A full programme of horsecare lectures on a wide range of topics in the Blue Chip arena, including feeding, alternative therapies and road safety.

  • A chance to try side-saddle on a horse simulator.

  • Prize draw to win a weekend break with Drive Ireland.

  • Riding club members try their hand at new equestrian sport working equitation, which tests a rider’s skill at freestyle dressage and tackling obstacles.

  • Take a look around HORSE magazine’s £22,000 prize horsebox, built by Wren’sHorseboxes and sponsored by Dodson & Horrell.

  • A chance to solve your equestrian problems by asking our panel of experts.

  • A spectacular grand finale by El Caballo De Espana and their highly trained Spanish horses.

  • Trade stand shopping.

    Tickets to the event are £12 for adults, £8 for students or children under 16, while children under five are free.

    A family ticket is also available at £30, which admits two adults andtwo children under 16.

    Early arrivals to the event will receive a free goodie bag.

    Tickets can be ordered by calling (tel: 01403 256255), through HORSE magazine or online by visiting www.takeoneproductions.co.uk/Horse2001.htm

    You can take advantage of a special money-saving offer by collecting two vouchers from Horse magazine which entitles you to £2 saving on one ticket.