The Nunney International Horse Trials, now in their 13th year, are set to take place from June 14-16 at Southfield House near Frome.

Organised by Bridget Parker, this year's event promises an unforgettable experience for both competitors and spectators alike.

With the excitement of the Olympic Games Paris 2024 looming large, anticipation is high for the British eventing team to repeat their gold medal success from Tokyo 2020.

Mrs Parker, a former Olympic gold medalist herself, understands the thrill of competition, having won team gold at the Munich Olympics in 1972 riding The Cornishman.

Reflecting on her own Olympic journey, she said: “Running an event in an Olympic year is always incredibly exciting as all sports come under the spotlight, including eventing. I'm rooting for our country to bring home a good haul of medals once again.”

Under Mrs Parker's stewardship, Nunney International Horse Trials continues to thrive, attracting more than 800 competitors across three days of thrilling competition. From grassroots riders to seasoned international competitors, the event showcases the best of equestrian talent against the picturesque backdrop of Southfield House.

Speaking about her involvement, Mrs Parker said: “Organising Nunney Horse Trials is a way for me to give back to a sport I love. I'm proud to support the equestrian community and provide a platform for riders to showcase their skills.”

This year, the event is sponsored by Hopkins Estates and Kingsland Property Agents. Their contribution is invaluable in ensuring the success of Nunney International Horse Trials and enhancing the experience for all attendees.

Bridget Parker said: “We are grateful for the continued support of Hopkins Estates and Kingsland Property Agents. Their backing is invaluable for Nunney, and we are thrilled that they are both continuing their sponsorship.”

With the cross-country course designed to offer optimal viewing for spectators, this year's event promises to be even more exhilarating. Popular viewing fences the dew pond and water complex, will challenge riders and draw onlookers.

From top-tier international riders to local favourites, Nunney International Horse Trials celebrates talent within the equestrian community. With trade stands offering a range of goods and local delicacies to savour, there's something for everyone to enjoy at this premier event.

Friday’s action includes all the intermediate classes, on Saturday watch BE100 and Novice classes and on Sunday its the turn of the two star and three star international classes.

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