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Horses

We bet you can't remember a Sydney Royal Easter Show without spotting a horse. No matter who you are, the Show wouldn't be the same without the spectacular variety of attractions, displays and activities that showcase some of Australia's finest horses and horsemanship.

Showjumping
An icon of the Sydney Royal Easter Show and a spectacle of skill, thrill and grace.
When: Thursday 10 April – Thursday 16 April, daily. Returning Saturday 19 April – Tuesday 22 April, daily.
Where: Spotless Stadium
  • Section 1 jumping at this year’s Sydney Royal Horse Show has undergone a radical overhaul, with the result being a record $60,000 in prize money on offer, as well as FEI ranking points. For more information, click here.
  • All four Section 1 classes, as well as the Sydney Royal Grand Prix (previously a World Cup qualifier) will now be rated as FEI 2-star events.
  • The increased prize money means three Section 1 classes will offer a total of $10,000 each, the fourth, the EFA Cup will be worth $12,000 and the Grand Prix a whopping $18,000. 
  • As well as more cash, the granting of FEI 2-star status to each of these classes means riders will be able to earn valuable global ranking points.
Rodeo
When: 6.35pm - 7.30pm, daily
  • 10th – 13th April – International Rodeo
  • 14th – 17th April – Young Guns
  • 18th – 23rdApril – State of Origin
Where: Spotless Stadium

There's always all your old favourites to see - Campdrafting, Grand Parades and the gorgeous Clydesdales in the RM Williams Stables.

Did you know?
• Horses can sleep both lying down and standing up.
• Horses have bigger eyes than any other mammal that lives on land.
• Horses have around 205 bones in their skeleton
Ref: www.sciencekids.co.nz

Showjumping Live Streaming - 10 April 2014 @ 3.10pm

Class 814 – FEI 2 Star One Round Speed Event

The live streaming of this event runs from 3:10pm-4:20pm on 10 April 2014.

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