Dodson & Horrell takes Title Sponsorship of Chatsworth International Horse Trials 2013

Date: 27th November 2012

Friday, 10th, Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th May

Europe's leading horse feed specialists, Dodson & Horrell has signed up as title sponsor of Chatsworth International Horse Trials in 2013. 
The event, which will take place on 10th, 11th, and 12th May combines fantastic equestrian sport with entertainment for all the family in the beautiful surroundings of Chatsworth Park on the banks of the river Derwent. The Chatsworth International Horse Trials are firmly established as one of the leading events in the equestrian calendar and once again the world's leading riders are expected to compete at this prestigious event.

The title sponsorship will give Dodson & Horrell the opportunity to reach a wider audience, talk to competitors and event visitors, offer nutritional advice and support local stockists by showcasing other Dodson & Horrell brands such as Chudleys and Autarky dog food.

The Duchess of Devonshire commented: "We are delighted to welcome Dodson & Horrell as title sponsor of the Chatsworth International Horse Trials.  This family owned company fits well with our Chatsworth brand, and we look forward to a great event next May."

Sam Horrell, Marketing Director at Dodson & Horrell, said: "Dodson & Horrell is delighted to be working with Chatsworth and we are thrilled to be able to sponsor the International Horse Trials in 2013".

"We work closely with riders and nutritionists at the top of their game and we know what goes in to producing a performance horse; we feel our expertise in this area is a natural fit with the Chatsworth Horse Trials and the quality of the competitors that return year-on-year to this wonderful event."

Advanced tickets for the Dodson & Horrell Chatsworth International Horse Trials are available at - an ideal Christmas present for any equestrian enthusiast.

Special attractions - something for all the family!
As well as Dressage, Show Jumping and Cross Country there are many arena attractions. On the Friday see the 'stars' of the future in the Dubarry Burghley Young Event Horse qualifiers and on the Saturday and Sunday enjoy all the favourites including: Pony Club mounted games, ferret racing, gundog displays, Dressage demonstrations and birds of prey displays. There will also be plenty to keep the children entertained - Punch & Judy, Maypole dancing, face painting and children's rides.

There will be over 100 quality trade stands and two Craft marquees selling a wide selection of country clothing, equestrian products, fashion accessories, delicious food and much more!

Membership/Members enclosure
This year the Members' package includes admission to the Horse Trials, car parking and exclusive access to the Members' area. The Membership area offers an enhanced experience with exclusive ringside access, providing relaxed surroundings where light refreshments are available with licensed bar, garden and private toilets. Member's badges must be prebooked. Friday £20; Saturday £25; Sunday £30.

For further information please contact the Director of Event - Tissie Reason on  07721 551713 or email:

For Press details contact: Rachael Morley, Press Officer on 07889 083194 or email: