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There are many ways to watch and support British Equestrian Teams, whether on TV or online for major international events or attending the events for yourself.

BBC Sport cover some of the major equestrian events in the calendar on terrestrial TV as well as online, find out more HERE.

For anyone with Sky satellite television, Horse and Country TV is a dedicated television channel for anything horsey. This can be found on Sky channel 253. 

The international equestrian federation (FEI) frequently stream live coverage of equestrian events across the world. For a small annual fee you can gain access to their dedicated channel enabling you to get your fix whenever you want! Find out more HERE.

If you want to see the equestrian action live, many local events offer free admission. If you would like to spectate particular sports, many of the national governing bodies have supporter, associate or non-riding memberships, which are either free or have a small annual charge and will keep you informed of all the events available. Click HERE to find out more about the different horse sports.

For those wanting to witness high level competition there are many opportunities around the country where you can spectate at major international equestrian events. Below is a list of some of the major events in the equestrian calendar in the UK this year:

Event From To Venue
West of England Game Fair 18th March 19th March Bath & West Showground, Somerset
British Dressage Winter Championships  12th April 16th April Hartpury Arena, Gloucestershire, GL19 3BE
The Mitsubishi Badminton International Horse Trials 3rd May 7th May Badminton, Gloucestershire
Royal Windsor Horse Show 10th May 14th May Windsor Castle, Berkshire
Royal Bath & West Show 31st May 3rd June The Showground, Shepton Mallet, Somerset
Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials 8th June 11th June Bramham Park, Bramham, West Yorkshire
Royal Three Counties Show 16th June 18th June Three Counties Showground, Worcestershire
The Equestrian.com Derby Meeting 22nd June 25th June The All England Jumping Course, Hickstead, Sussex
Royal Highland Show 22nd June 25th June Royal Highland Centre, Edinburgh
Great Yorkshire Show 11th July 13th July Great Yorkshire Showground, North Yorkshire
Festival of Hunting 19th July 19th July East of England Showground, Peterborough
Royal Welsh Show 24th July 27th July Llanelwedd, Builth Wells, Powys
The Longines Royal International Horse Show 25th July 30th July The All England Jumping Course, Hickstead, Sussex
The Game Fair 28th July 30th July Hatfield House, Hertfordshire
Gatcombe Festival of British Eventing 4th August 6th August Gatcombe Park, Minchinhampton, Gloucestershire
Equifest 9th August 13th August East of England Showground, Peterborough
Alexanders Horseboxes Scope Showjumping Festival 20th August 27th August Staffordshire County Showground, Stafford
Blair Castle Equi-Trek Int\'l Horse Trials & Country Fair 24th August 27th August Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, Perthshire
Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials 31st August 3rd September Burghley House, Stamford, Lincolnshire
LeMieux National Dressage Championships 14th September 17th September Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire
Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials 14th September 17th September Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxon
Horse of the Year Show 4th October 8th October NEC, Birmingham
Countryside Live 21st October 22nd October Great Yorkshire Showground, North Yorkshire
Your Horse Live 11th November 12th November Stoneleigh Park, Warwickshire
Olympia, The London International Horse Show 12th December 18th December  Olympia Halls, London

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