Olympia Horse Show Programme: Friday 21st December 2018

For more details on these classes please scroll to the bottom of the page.

Morning

8:45am – Doors Open (Grand Hall)
The Kennel Club Large Novice Dog Agility Semi Finals
10:00am – Shopping Village Opens
Under 23 British Championships Final

Afternoon

12:45pm – Performance Starts
FEI World CupTM  Driving Leg presented by Dodson & Horrell
The Kennel Club Large Novice Dog Jumping Grand Prix
Osborne Refrigerators Shetland Pony Grand National
International Displays
Interval
The Shelly Ashman International ShippingL Ltd, E M Rogers (Transport) Ltd Father Christmas Stakes
Christmas Finale supported by The Hilton London Olympia
4:20pm – Performance Ends

Evening – ‘Race Night’

6:45pm – Performance Starts
Markel Champions Challenge in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund
The Kennel Club Large Novice Dog Agility Finals
Osborne Refrigerators Shetland Pony Grand National
International Displays
Interval
The Christmas Cracker
Christmas Finale supported by The Hilton London Olympia
10:30pm – Performance Ends

Please note all timings are subject to change. Due to timetabling, the performances can start earlier than these times so please check the website near the show for exact timings. The shopping village will close after the evening interval.

Under 23 Championships Final – the top ten riders from the first round go forward to the second round. Any penalties gained in the first round are carried over.

The FEI World CupTM Driving Leg – A class where a team of four horses and one driver drive a carriage around, through and over a set of obstacles against the clock, with two grooms also on the carriage. Faults are gained if an obstacle is knocked or the incorrect route is taken, the top score with least faults wins.

The Shelly Ashman International Shipping Ltd, E M Rogers (Transport) Ltd Father Christmas Stakes – An accumulator class where a different number of points are allocated for each fence jumped. The joker fence, which is also the highest fence, carries the highest score.

The Markel Champions Challenge in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund – Two teams of champions jockeys compete in a relay race over show jumps. Fast and furious, this is one not to be missed.

The Christmas Cracker – The leading riders on equal faults go through to a jump off against the clock.