9 Fabulous family activities to enjoy at the inaugural Osborne Horse Trials

Something new is coming to the Isle of Wight, bringing with it fun for all the family. On 25th & 26th July, Osborne House will be host to the inaugural London Capital & Finance Osborne Horse Trials.

1.Explore the House
Take a look inside the holiday home of the Royals. There is so much to see in this
beautiful house you can even take a peak in Queen Victorias bath tub! This trip back in
time is sure to inspire your little Princess and Princesses! How many horses can you spot
on your adventures?

2. Discover Swiss Cottage
Can you find the little cottage in the woods? Explore this museum of treasures collected
by the royal children, rumour has it there is a 5 legged deer! Head out into the garden
and follow the adventure trail to the playground, look out for a royal Chihuahua on your

3. Feel the Sand Between your Toes
Is there any better feeling than walking along a beautiful beach ice cream in hand?
Come armed with bucket and spade, can you recreate Osborne House in sand? Cool off
little feet with a paddle in the crystal waters and maybe skim a stone or two!

4. All the Fun at the Fair
Up up and away in the Chair o’ Plane for all the family! The vintage fun fair has lots to
offer including the ultimate challenge of skill and accuracy, Hook a Duck! The perfect
way to keep the children (and adults) entertained!

5. It’s A Dogs Life
Our four legged family members are more than welcome at the London Capital &
Finance Osborne Horse Trials! Watch the experts spin around the agility course and don’t
forget to enter your young handlers in the fun dog show! You can also take the family to
meet some VIP guests, Hounds from the Isle of Wight Hunt. They can’t wait to meet you
and have lots of cuddles!

6. Horses Galore
It goes without saying there will be plenty of horse action available over the two day
event but we don’t just have Eventers on the Island! Take a seat at the main arena and
watch the magic of classical dressage or the excitement of fast paced Pony Club games!

7. A Little Tipple
Especially for the grown ups we have the famous Gin Den run by Goddards brewery or
why not try one of their stunning real ales, perfect for a refreshing arena side drink!
There will also be a SlimLine Wine Bubble Bar to quench your thirst without the calories,
sneak a guilt free bottle home too!

8. Feathered Friends
Swooping into the main arena throughout the two days will be the brilliant Falconry
display team. Watch these magnificent birds fly around the stunning setting of Osborne
House and learn more about these amazing creatures!

9. On Course for the Win
Throughout the London Capital & Finance Horse Trials you can walk the amazing cross
country course in the parklands of the estate. See just how big the fences are and watch
the horses & riders tackle the challenging course! Can you spot the winners on your

To join in the fun at Osborne House, visit www.bede-events.co.uk for further information and tickets.