ON THE DAY INFO
HORSES, HOUNDS & HEROES 2023
Information, Event Map and Main Arena Schedule
We hope you are looking forward to our annual summer fundraising event this Sunday. We cannot wait to welcome back all our supporters once again to our exciting family fun day! This page will give you all the information you will need on the day regarding tickets, timings, schedule for the Main Arena, our exhibitors and a handy map to use on the day!
Horses, Hounds & Heroes 2023 MAP
Tickets on the Day
Please note tickets can be bought online but please select ‘Local Store Pick-up’ for your delivery option and your name will be added on the gate. Tickets will be available to purchase on the gate on the day too. Prices are £11 per adult and £6 per concession (child 3-15, senior 66+ or disabled adults and children). If you have purchased tickets in advance online and are collecting your tickets on the day please bring your email confirmation with you.
In addition to the full schedule of Main Arena performances, our event will be packed full of activities, food and drink on the day:
The Dog Show run by our friends at Stokenchurch Dog Rescue. Classes include; Rescued Rascals, Charming Chaps, Lovely Lassies, Puppy Love, Golden Oldies, Waggiest Tail and of course Best in Show. Classes can be entered on the day for £2 per class. Please note this is cash only.
See magnificent birds of prey in the Falconry area outside the Black Beauty Tea Room
Pony Grooming will be available at a small extra cost for children on the day
Visit the Petting Zoo on the yard to meet and greet a range of small animals – perfect for the children but adults will enjoy it too!
Face painting will be available on the day with an extra charge
The Metropolitan Police, Thames Valley Police, Light Cavalry, Defence Animal Training Regiment and BEVA will have static stands you can visit and have a chat about what they do.
Enjoy live music by Aylesbury Uke Jam Group bringing you fun ukulele covers of popular songs. Plus the Glee Choir will be singing a wonderful set for us
Enter our FREE Prize Draw to win a Horse Trust hamper with a selection of goodies, including entry & a Cream Tea for two in our Black Beauty Tea Room. To enter just visit The Horse Trust stand in front of the archway and provide your contact details on one of the clipboards
See fire engines and learn all about our friends at British Animal Rescue & Trauma Care Association (BARTA)
For those daring visitors, try your luck on the Mechanical Bull and laugh as others attempt
Enjoy Tractor rides over our fields (buy tickets from our Horse Trust stand by the archway) and Carriage Rides down our drive
Greet us at The Horse Trust Merchandise stand! Purchase magnets and keyrings of your favourite residents, plus our lovely fluffy flopsies.
Visit our Sponsorship stand where we’d be delighted to tell you more about our work and you can have the opportunity to sponsor our lovely residents.
Visit Crendon Farriers on the yard for horse shoe making demonstrations
More fun activities will be available on the day, including hook-a-duck and gift stalls to browse
Food & Drink
There will be plenty of food and drink stands available on the day for visitors to purchase lunch, with all proceeds going toward our charity. Outside Sefton’s Barn enjoy burgers, hot dogs, stuffed pittas with a choice of chicken or falafel, pizza slices, and a bar. We will be selling our usual delicious cakes and sweet treats in Sefton’s Barn and our Black Beauty Tea Room will be serving up Barista Coffee, amazing flavoured shakes and sweets.
We will have a one-way system in place on the day. Please follow our Horses, Hounds and Heroes road signs and allow extra time for arrival. Parking attendants will direct you to your parking location once you arrive at the site. Blue Badge holders will be directed to a specific parking site so please mention when you arrive, or have your badge on show.
One Final Note
We will have a number of card machines available around the site on the day. However there will be some activities that are cash only. If you are able to bring cash on the day it would be greatly appreciated.
If you are bringing your dog on the day, please take them with you around the site, they are more than welcome on lead! The weather will likely be warm so please do not leave your dog in your car. There will be shade under our big trees and plenty of dog water bowls. Please use your own discretion on whether to bring your dog along if the weather is very hot and please consider your dogs welfare first and foremost.
We can’t wait to welcome our supporters to this fantastic event on Sunday! If you have any queries please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org