Yorkshire Dales Country Shows Part 1

Visiting the Yorkshire Dales during the summer?

If you are in the Dales in late summer, then visiting one of the popular country shows is a must.

Gargrave Show takes place in August in the grounds at Eshton Hall and starts from 9am with equestrian events and the rest of the day is packed with shows and events, including terrier racing.

This was the line up for the 2012 show to give you an idea of timing

Time

Event

09.00 – 2.00 CLEAR ROUND SHOW JUMPING
8.30 HUNTER JUDGING IN MAIN RING
9.30 PONY SHOW JUMPING
9.30
SHETLAND PONY JUDGING IN SHETLAND RING followed by
JUNIOR’S RIDING CLASSES
10.00
JUDGING of HANDICRAFTS, HORTICULTURE AND POULTRY IN TENTS
CATTLE JUDGING IN CATTLE RING SHEEP JUDGING
11.00 JUDGING OF CROPS IN CATTLE TENT
11.30 SHIRE HORSE JUDGING IN MAIN RING
12.00 FELL RACES START FROM MAIN RING
1.30 HORSE SHOW JUMPING (IN SHOW JUMPING RING)
1.30 EXEMPTION DOG SHOW JUDGING IN DOG RING
2.00
CHILDREN’S MOUNTED FANCY DRESS IN MAIN RING followed by
CHILDREN’S SPORTS IN MAIN RING
2.00 INTERBREED SHEEP CHAMPIONSHIP IN SHEEP PENS
2.30 VINTAGE CARS AND CLASSIC TRACTORS ON PARADE
3.00 GRAND PARADE AND PRESENTATION OF CUPS
4.30 TERRIER RACING TO CLOSE

Gargarve is less than 15 minutes from Thisledo Holiday Cottage

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