From: January News 2012
Mitsubishi Motors Renew Sponsorship
Badminton Horse Trials is to continue to be sponsored by Mitsubishi Motors for a further three years until 2015.
The prestigious international horse trial which is held in Gloucestershire each year attracts thousands of spectators to the grounds of the Duke of Beaufort's estate which is considered one of the toughest 4* events in the eventing calendar.
Mitsubishi who have been sponsoring Badminton since 1992 is well known for the spectacular feature fence at the horse trials whereby horses jump over two pickup trucks which are set up next to the formidable water complex close to Badminton house.
Over 500 trade stands fill the grounds with a multitude of products ranging from clothing and horse products to antiques and art work and with the Olympics just around the corner and the winner taking home £65,000 it is going to be an exciting and hotly contested competition for all those taking part.
Date Of Badminton Horse Trials
This years competition will once again take place over the Bank Holiday weekend from the Thursday the 3rd to Monday the 7th of May.
The Duke of Beaufort's estate where Badminton Horse Trials takes place is located approximately 15 miles from Bath and from Bristol and is often well sign posted from off the M4 around junctions 17 and 18.