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HOrseland cross country day
demos & XC masterclass

Working Equitation Demonstration

Saturday 22 April



Main Arena, Victoria Park

Come and see Working Equitation in the Main Arena as members of the Marion Riding Club and their special guests take on the specially created Working Equitation course.  See Olympian, Wendy Schaeffer try her skills, as well as 4* Eventer Steph Hann and top Western Rider, Liam Marshall.

Working Equitation is often referred to as “Dressage with a purpose, Working Equitation centres around classical dressage principles with a focus on versatility and agility. 

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Mounted Games Demonstration

Saturday 22 April



Main Arena, Victoria Park

A series of very fast races, the Mounted Games Demonstration in the Main Arena will showcase the riding skills of the South Australian Members of the Mounted Games Association.


Come and see riders of all ages race the Mounted Games course in pairs, as part of a team, or as an individual.

Stuart Tinney Cross Country Masterclass 

presented by Horseland

Saturday 22 April


Main Arena, Victoria Park

Stuart has been competing at the top of the sport of eventing for many years & has campaigned numerous horses to represent Australia at the Olympics & World Championships.

Stuart was part of the Gold medal winning team at the Sydney Olympics, as well as Team Bronze at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

With such vast experience training horses of all levels cross country, this will be a masterclass not to miss.




Available as single day passes or a 3-day pass (Friday – Sunday)

General Admission tickets provide access to Victoria Park, the heart of the festival, which includes the Main Arena, home to all the competition action, as well as the Market Place Shopping Village. On Cross Country day, the action extends across a number of the other parklands, and General Admission provides you with up close viewing from wherever you choose to be.

Available as single day passes or a 3-day pass (Friday – Sunday)

These passes allow you access into the comfort of the City of Adelaide Heritage Grandstand where you’ll enjoy the best vantage point overlooking the action of the Main Arena in Victoria Park. With an elevated, shaded position, these passes provide general admission entry plus grandstand seating.

Take the hassle out of planning your time at the AEF and book one of our hospitality packages. Choose the between the Giddy Up Club, the Peppermint Grove Lounge or Saturday's Barrister's Block Blush Bar.

Tickets are on sale now



hospitality packages

giddy up club

Available as a 4-day pass (Thursday – Sunday)

The Giddy Up Club is an exclusive marquee ringside to the Gillian Rolton Main Arena in Victoria Park for dressage and jumping day, and adjacent the popular Rymill Lake water complex on Rymill Island for cross country day. This package is perfect for the eventing enthusiast as it provides up close and personal views of both the main and warm up arenas. Food and drink is available for purchase in the marquee, so you can skip the queues and not miss a minute of the action!

Giddy up Club Inclusions: general admission entry to the Festival plus entrance to the Giddy Up Club.

Hospitality Pkgs


  • Concession tickets will be required to show identification at the gate when entering. Those that qualify for a Concession ticket include Children, Senior Card holders, as well as those holding a Student ID card.

  • Admission to the public is free on Thursday’s Dressage Day; the Giddy Up Club will be open to GUC ticket holders only.

  • Children 5 years and under are free on Friday’s Dressage Day and Sunday’s Jumping Day.

  • Children under 12 years are free on Saturday’s Cross Country Day.

  • There will be no refund of tickets unless the event is cancelled.

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