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The Rossi All Ireland Pantomime Horse Derby & Garden Fete

September 16, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm

The Rossi present the All-Ireland Pantomine Horse Derby and Garden Fete in aid of Life & Time Charity in the grounds of the picturesque Rostrevor House.

We present the first and only All Ireland Pantomine Horse Derby. Participants are challenged to enter a two person team to take part in this totally unique event. Teams will be provided a full size pantomine horse costume for the event and be challenged to take part in a range of equestrian themed heats to see who win the first All-Ireland Pantomine Horse Derby. If you or your company, club or a friend want to enter a ‘horse’ into the competiton then please pay below or get in touch if you wish to pay in person.

You will of course have the ability to name your horse for the event and if being sponsored by your company or workplace, full exposure and advertising will be facilitated before and during the event, with the ability to dipslay banners, the horse owners will also be interviewed at the event.

The event is part of a larger Family day, that will also offer a fun family day out other events such as an old time funfair, traditional games to play and win at, live local music acts will be playing, a Tug of War competition, a tossing the Sheaf, Arts and Crafts Fair, Tea Rooms and lots lots more to really make a fun filled day out.

The Pantomime Horse Derby is made up of a range of races around a short loop. There will be no jumps in these races. There is also short Dressage round where your horse will be judged on its performance to a chosen piece of music. Horses with the most points will then proceed to the final race with the winner being crowned the All-Ireland Pantomine Horse Champion 2018!!

The Tug of War Competition is a team competition, consisting of an two open categories of Male and Female. The ticket entitles the entry of an 8 person team.

T&Cs: All costumes will be expected to be returned in the condition they were supplied and any damage will be asked to be covered by the participants.


If we have confirmed a horse with you, please register your details here:


Life & Time Charity


Rostrevor House
25 Greenpark Road
Rostrevor, Down BT34 3EZ United Kingdom
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