Bramham celebrates 50-year milestone

This year, the Bramham International Horse Trials celebrates 50 golden years of eventing, and now, the birthday celebrations can well and truly begin with the announcement that Defender is title sponsor of the fixture.

The ‘Defender Bramham International Horse Trials’, runs 6 – 9th June in Yorkshire. CCI4*-L and CCI4*-S sections will be dedicated Defender competitions alongside the CCI4*-L U25, with a comprehensive timetable of competition running throughout the event; disciplines including the NAF Five Star BE 80 Championships, topflight jumping, Arena Eventing, Pony Club jumping and mounted games, showing and much more filling the four-day programme.

Anthony Bradbury, Marketing Director, JLR (UK) said, “Land Rover has been associated with Bramham’s eventing fixtures since 1974, and we are delighted to be part of their 50th birthday celebrations with Defender.”

Nicholas Pritchard, Event Director, Bramham continued, “Signing this milestone agreement with JLR really is the perfect way to mark our 50th anniversary, we couldn’t be more delighted to have the Defender name alongside Bramham.

“The brand, the vehicles and the support have been an integral part of the event for many years and this next evolution in the partnership is fantastic. We’re working with the Defender team to now plan a double celebration in June! We look forward to welcoming everyone to our idyllic slice of Yorkshire for what promises to be a memorable birthday year,” he continued.

The event box office is open for tickets, membership, camping and the boutique Bramham Hideaway glamping site – book before Sunday 2 June for some advantageous discounts on tickets via The website also has full timetable details covering four busy days of equestrian delights plus the information on shopping, eating and enjoying your Bramham visit – plus more on  our 2024 charitable partner, The British Horse Society.

Keep up to date on social media – Instagram, Twitter and Facebook so you won’t miss any of the news, updates and event info.

Image courtesy of Nico Morgan

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