RECORD entries from 20 countries have been received for the International Festival of Dressage at Hartpury College, which starts next Wednesday (July 9).

Some of the world’s leading riders taking part include Charlotte Dujardin and Carl Hester as well as Michael and Maria Eilberg.

All arenas have seating overlooking the competition, including a panoramic view from the Equine Restaurant. Also, there will be a large variety of trade stands selling a wide selection of country clothing, equestrian products and fashion accessories.

Entry to the Festival is free on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday with car parking free throughout.

Saturday and Sunday day entry is £5 per person and the Saturday Gala Evening tickets are priced at £16.50 in advance or £20 per person on the door.

For further details visit the website