5-8 September 2024

Tom Crisp Libertyand Glory LRBHT PN22 41151


There’s always a frisson around the trot up, this year’s fit, gleaming contenders are presented to the Ground Jury by their stylishly dressed riders. Why not get your Defender Burghley experience off to a brilliant start with an extra special Pol Roger afternoon tea experience.

Wednesday - Timetable

14.00Gates Open
16.00First Horse Inspection

Please note: all the above times are provisional.

Tea & The Trot Up

We’re offering 100 guests the chance to make even more of Wednesday afternoon at Burghley by combining the Trot Up with a first-class Champagne Afternoon Tea, and expert insights on this year’s event and course from some Burghley legends.

14.00Afternoon Tea with a glass of Pol Roger Champagne
Cross Country Talk with Capt. Mark Phillips and Jane Holderness-Roddam
Exclusive access to the main arena to watch the First Horse Inspection
Course walk (meet at Defender Valley) to cover at least 5 key fences. Gather exclusive insights from Course Designer and Olympic Gold Medallist Capt. Mark Phillips, joined by fellow Gold Medal winner Jane Holderness-Roddam


All orders are subject to a £2.50 booking fee.

Your exclusive tea & trot up VIP pack will be sent via Royal Mail Signed For 1st Class, a £5 postage & packaging fee will be added to your order. Please allow 21 days for delivery