Three days of Hickstead to be shown live on Sky Sports

July 24, 2018
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Photo by Craig Payne

Three days of the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Great Britain at the BHS Royal International Horse Show will be shown live on Sky Sports Action.

The live broadcasts will include the action on the afternoons of Friday 27, Saturday 28 and Sunday 29  July, including international showjumping highlights such as the Longines BHS King George V Gold Cup, the BHS Queen Elizabeth II Cup, the British Speed Classic and the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup of Great Britain. Sky’s coverage will be produced by renowned sports broadcasters IMG.

Viewers will have another chance to watch the feature classes of each day when they are repeated at midnight. In addition, highlights of the BHS Queen Elizabeth II Cup will be broadcast on Sky Sports on Wednesday 1 August.

Photo by Craig Payne

“This is the ninth year that Sky Sports has shown showjumping from Hickstead, and we’re delighted to welcome them back as host broadcasters of our international five-star event next week,” said Hickstead Director Lizzie Bunn.

Photo by Craig Payne

As well as live TV coverage, the feature classes on Friday and Sunday afternoon will also be streamed round the world on FEI.TV.

The Wednesday and Thursday of the BHS Royal International Horse Show will also be streamed on ClipMyHorse.TV and Hickstead.TV, with highlights such as the MS Amlin Eventers’ Challenge being shown alongside some of the other international showjumping classes.

The British Horse Society Supreme Ridden Horse Championship and the De Le Hey Family Supreme Pony Championship will be streamed across both platforms. Highlights of the Supreme Horse will also be shown in August on Horse & Country TV, along with a number of other showjumping classes.

Classes held in the ClipMyHorse.TV Ring Three will also be streamed live throughout the show, and will be available to view later on demand. Hickstead.tv will be available throughout the event.

For tickets and more information, visit www.hickstead.co.uk