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10 Jun 2023

Cavendish’s Horses – The Art of Manege

Witness expert horsemen in flamboyant 17th century costume, training for art and battle to baroque music in the spectacular surroundings of the Riding School at Bolsover Castle


When: 10th June 2023, 12:00am

Behold breath-taking displays of horses in training as they refine the methods created by one of the great equestrian masters, William Cavendish.

Expert in historic horsemanship Dominic Sewell and his Historic Equitation team will reveal more about the famous training techniques of Cavendish and their majestic horses will demonstrate traditional moves and skills of the time. Suitable for all, perfect for those with an appreciation of skilled horsemanship and an interest in the history of riding as an art form. Please note that photography and filming is prohibited during the displays.

Tickets cost £5 per person for non-members and £4 per person for members. Please note this is in addition to your entry ticket to Bolsover Castle.

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