Tickets have gone on sale for Europe's only 4 star event in 2001, the Burghley Pedigree Horse Trials, Stamford, Lincs. (30th August - 2nd September).

Already voted by competitors the world's most popular three-day event, this year's event may prove more attractive than ever.As an added incentive, innovative event director Bill Henson, is running a team competition.It is expected that the medal winning countries from the Sydney Olympics will be sending teams.

A guarantee of seeing the most talented riders in the world is combined with the knowledge that the Burghley Pedigree Horse Trials is a Mecca for shoppers and the trade stand area will be as popular as ever.

The interactive Burghley website at is the place to visit for further information on the event and also offers a comprehensive and secure online ticket booking service.Merchandise from a 4 star event in 2001 will provide an ideal gift for a friend or relative and a selection of the Burghley range can be viewed online.

A comprehensive leaflet mailing is being sent out but if you prefer to book tickets by telephone, the Box Office number is 01933 304744 or if you just need ticket information at this stage, contact the ticket information line on 01780 766868.

Children aged 12 and under can enjoy the event for free.Discounts of over 33% are available on admission purchased in advance.So seize the moment and give yourself the chance to see the best riders and shops in the world in the most beautiful setting in the world, from as little as £7.

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Updated: October 2005.