HICKSTEAD - ALL ENGLAND SHOWJUMPING GROUND.
Located on the A23 20 miles north of
Brighton , Hickstead could be called
the home of British showjumping. With
many arenas set around the main ring
[ which is huge] the number and levels
of competitions running at once can
The main arena,
although one of the few remaining
grass arenas at this level, has recently
been upgraded with a new drainage
and irrigation system to ensure the
best possible going in all conditions.
The international arena warm up is all
weather, as is one of the outside rings,
which includes areas for arena
eventing such as a drop. The other all
weather area is used as a warm up
during international events, but is also
used for polo and some events during
the close season.
many other equestrian disciplines. The
main arena is most famous for the
Hickstead Derby and includes the
iconic Derby Bank and Devil's Dyke.
The shopping , the facilities, the
parking, the eateries are top notch.
Your entrance ticket allows you access
to the covered or open grandstand in
the main arena and the outside rings.
Alternatively you can upgrade and
purchase members tickets and enjoy
the hospitality packages that are on
offer. And let's not forget the