Yes again, it's booked, it's definite, it's happening - in 2017 there will again be a Chiddingly Horse Show, Gymkhana
and Fun Dog Show at Hale Farm, Chiddingly, near Lewes, East Sussex  BN8 6HQ - just as there was last year in 2016. 
Thank you to the landowners, Mr Bob Harvey with Scott and Ruth Rance.

Sunday August 6th 2017 all day 8.30am - 6pm

HORSE SHOW SCHEDULE  as a pdf document.  This is now the 2017 schedule.

ENTRY FORM as a pdf document.  This is now the 2017 entry form.

The Horse Show - a friendly fun Show for riders of all ages and abilities. To include: Jumping, Showing,
Novice Corner and Gymkhana events, Mountain & Moorland, Handy Pony, Clear Round,
Fancy Dress, Thelwell Pony, Youngstock, Coloureds and Veterans.

The Sunshine Tour 2017

Unaffiliated and Amateur Championships.  Dressage, Show Jumping, Showing & Eventers Challenge 
at All England Showground, Hickstead on September 14th - 17th.

The Sunshine Tour is a fun and exciting National Championship Series for unaffiliated and amateur 
competitors of all ages and abilities. The Championships are held on the ‘hallowed turf’ of 
The All England Showground at Hickstead from Thursday 14th – Sunday 17th September 2017.

At Chiddingly Show this year we are hosting 4 Qualifying classes:
• 5 Open Jumping
• 13 Riding Club Horse
• 22 Ridden Mountain & Moorland – Small Breeds
• 23 Ridden Mountain & Moorland – Large Breeds
• 28 Best Rider 16 years and under on day of show

To qualify: 1st to 4th placed in show jumping & showing.
Further information available at or follow us on
Facebook – Sunshinetouruk

The Fun Dog Show

The Pedigree Classes start at 1pm in Ring 1 - entry fees payable at ringside.

The Novelty Classes start at 2.30pm in Ring 2, entry fees payable at ringside.

The Berwick Obedience Association will hold a demonstration in Ring 2 at 2pm.

More information from Ruth Rance, Dog Show Secretary, Tel: 01825 872851

The Horse Show organisers' contact details are
      Tel: 01825 872401
The webmaster for this website can be contacted via

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Spectators:  car parking will cost £3 per car.  There are refreshment vans on site, an ice cream van and stalls selling various 
cakes and edibles.  There may well be also stalls selling equine and canine needs and accessories.  There are toilets on site 
including one accessible by wheelchairs. First Aid for all is also provided on site by the Red Cross.

There is also the Horse Show raffle, the First Prize is £50 cash and the 2nd prize a locally-grown free-range fresh turkey for Christmas.
Stalls, refreshments, the raffle, First Aid and toilets are all located around and close by the Secretary's marquee.

Safety:  all the Rings, the main gate, the First Aid post and the Secretary's marquee are linked during the whole of the day by walkie-talkie. 
Mobile phone coverage of the site is not very good; more info on this when we have it.

Site planthis is the 2017 provisional draft plan, an Acrobat pdf file. 

The local weather forecast is at 
If the Sunday weather forecast turns out to be really bad and you think the Show may be cancelled
(extremely unlikely) then it will be posted here but n.b. we leave home at 6.30am on the Sunday morning
so any later decision won't be posted here.  In extremis try my home phone 01825 872237.

It should never come to this but - we will have a tractor available to tow you off site if necessary.

Googlemap of the site:  similar to the site plan, but by zooming out is useful for finding the site when driving to/from.