Plan your 'Nationals Experience' here
LeMieux, the leading UK brand of luxury dressage essentials, once again joins us in celebrating all that is great about British dressage at this year’s National Dressage Championships, 14 - 17 September. Britain’s best will make the journey to Stoneleigh Park in Warwickshire for four full days of thrilling competition.
Dressage has never been more popular and this show guarantees a feast of sport for both knowledgeable fans and newcomers alike. Championship titles from Prelim to Grand Prix are there for the taking, including the crowning of the LeMieux National Dressage Champion, won for a sevent time last year by dressage icon, Carl Hester and Wanadoo. Carl is always a regular visitor and his protege Charlotte Dujardin is currenly qualifying a number of her young stars so, if all goes to plan, you'll get the chance to see them in action. Names like Michael & Maria Eliberg, Spencer Wilton, Gareth Hughes and Lara Griffith usually rank amongst the entry list.
The spectator-friendly layout of the show means you can get up close to watch your favourite horses and riders and, when you fancy a break, there’s a tempting choice of food outlets and an even more tempting shopping village! And, for a touch of luxury, why not treat yourself to a ticket for the Nationals Pavilion. This popular ringside pavilion is the perfect place to spend time and eat with your friends and family, whilst not missing a minute of the action.
Why not get even closer and become a part of the show with a camping pass? With four day or weekend passes available, you can set up your tent. caravan or lorry and stay on site and not miss a thing.
Amongst the competition, Olympic gold medallist Laura Tomlinson is your host for this year’s LeMiuex master class. Laura Tomlinson has a training ethos built on classic principles instilled by her father Wilfried Bechtolsheimer and dressage maestro Klaus Balkenhol which results in a great affinity and bond with her horses. Add to that her excellent delivery and natural wit, these sessions promise a user-friendly window into the training systems of a world class dressage rider.