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Equine Arena Hire

Bishop Burton Equine Centre has six indoor and outdoor arenas, catering for a range of activities.

All surfaces are maintained to the highest standard to ensure perfect riding for students and commercial users.

  • Bishop Burton Arena: 35m x 65m
  • Indoor Arena 1: 20m x 60m
  • Indoor Arena 2: 30m x 65m
  • Championship Outdoor Arena: 55m x 70m
  • International Outdoor Arena: 50m x 90m
  • Cherry Park Outdoor Arena: 20m x 40m

Our main indoor arena, Bishop Burton Arena, is designed to hold competitions and events, as well as lectures and practical demonstrations. The arena has a variety of range of facilities that make it perfect for clinics and demonstrations, including permanent seating for 500 (with the capacity to increase to over 1000), commentary boxes and PA system, five classrooms, therapy and demonstration rooms with viewing galleries and a VIP hospitality area.

Take a tour of our arenas with a 360° virtual tour.

Arena hire for events

The space our arenas offer is incredibly versatile. Aside from equine events, Bishop Burton Arena has been used for everything from machinery shows to graduation ceremonies.

If you're interested in hosting a non-equine event or conference with us, our hospitality team would be happy to help.

Telephone: 01964 504183


Arena hire for riding

Our equine arenas are available to hire throughout the year starting from just £35 per hour, for up to four horses. Get in touch to enquire about availability using the details below. We get booked up very quickly, so we recommend contacting us as far in advance as possible.

Please complete the form below to request a booking.

Equine Arena Hire Booking Request

If you can't see what you're looking for on this form, please get in touch and we'd be happy to help.

Telephone: 01964 553087


Preferred Arena(s)

Please only select multiple arenas if you are interested in hiring more than one at the same time.

Choose your preferred date and start time.

Hire is by the hour. Please state here how many hours you would like to hire the arena(s) for.

We allow a maximum of four horses.

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