Household Cavalry to perform at Lambourn Open Day

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  • The Household Cavalry will be performing their famous Musical Ride at the Lambourn open day tomorrow (Friday, 2 April).

    The Lambourn open day, which was established in 1990, gives racing enthusiasts the chance to see behind-the-scenes at of training yards in the Berkshire village and meet their equine heroes.

    Kingwood Stud, Chapel Forge Farriers, the racing museum and the equine veterinary hospital are also open to the public.

    And the highlight of the afternoon’s entertainment will be the Household Cavalry’s Musical Ride.

    The Household Cavalry Musical Ride consists of 28 horses and 36 soldiers including the four state trumpeters and the Queen’s drum horse, who demonstrate their skills in a stunning display.

    There will also be a parade of the Vine and Craven Foxhounds and terrier racing.

    And top jockeys past and present including John Francome and AP McCoy will be competing against the Household Cavalry in a showjumping competition.

    The day benefits the Lambourn Valley Housing Trust which works for the welfare and the Lambourn stable staff and their families and Thames Valley Air Ambulance.

    Training yards are open from 8.30am and the afternoon entertainment commences from 1pm

    Tickets cost £12 for the whole day and £6 for just the afternoon.

    For more information visit: www.lambourn.info

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