Olympia Horse Show Programme: Friday 21st December 2018
8:45am – Doors Open (Grand Hall)
9:00am – The Kennel Club Large Novice Dog Agility Semi Finals
10:00am – Shopping Village Opens
10:15am – The Voltaire Design Under 25 British Championships Final
12:45pm – The FEI Driving World CupTM presented by Dodson & Horrell
1:40pm – The Kennel Club Large Novice Dog Jumping Grand Prix
2:00pm – Osborne Refrigerators Shetland Pony Grand National
2:15pm – La Garde Républicaine – Reprise des Douze
2:30pm – Azerbaijan – ‘Land of Fire’
2:40pm – Interval
3:10pm – The Keith Prowse Father Christmas Stakes
4:10pm – Christmas Finale supported by The Hilton London Olympia
4:20pm – Performance Ends
Evening – ‘Race Night’
6:45pm – Markel Champions Challenge in aid of the Injured Jockeys Fund
7:15pm – The Kennel Club Large Novice Dog Agility Finals
7:40pm – Osborne Refrigerators Shetland Pony Grand National
7:55pm – La Garde Républicaine – Reprise des Douze
8:10pm – Azerbaijan – ‘Land of Fire’
8:20pm – Interval (Shopping Village closes after this interval)
8:50pm – The Longines Christmas Cracker
10:20pm – 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.
The Voltaire Design Under 25 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 Driving World CupTM – 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 Keith Prowse 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 Longines Christmas Cracker – The leading riders on equal faults go through to a jump off against the clock.