Blair Castle International Horse Trials & Country Fair

A world class sporting event in the heart of the Scottish Highlands

What is it?

Renowned the world over as one of the leading events in the equestrian world, and as a highlight of Scotland’s packed sporting calendar, the Blair International Horse Trials and Country Fair provides plenty of fun for children and adults of all ages.

Whether it’s part of your horse riding holiday in Scotland or simply part of your relaxing Scottish break, this annual event is one not to miss.

Each year, Olympic champions and elite riders alike compete alongside amateurs in the four International event classes including cross country, Show Jumping and dressage.

When you’re not busy marvelling at the majestic horses, and at the discipline, dedication, and undoubted skill of the riders, there’ll be plenty to keep both you and your young ones entertained.

As part of the festivities, you’ll also be able to enjoy the Blair Horse Trials associated Bruadar Country Fair, which features a Children’s Pony Club, traditional Scottish music and dancing, and a host of displays and activities that make this event a welcome addition to your family friendly holiday in the Scottish Highlands.

Where is it?

The International Horse Trials take place each year at the historic Blair Castle, which is easily reached from the Dunalastair Hotel Suites, Kinloch Rannoch via a short, 35 minute drive through the breathtakingly beautiful Perthshire countryside.

When is it?

This mainstay of the Scottish sporting calendar lasts for four days in late August. For full details, tickets, and enquiries, visit:

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