How to watch Olympia 2019

Thursday, 12 December 2019

Every equestrian knows that the start of Olympia, The London International Horse Show, truly heralds the beginning of the festive season. There are a whole host of British riders in action this year, including the Europeans dressage quartet of Carl Hester, Charlotte Dujardin, Gareth Hughes and Lottie Fry, plus European team bronze medallists Ben Maher, Scott Brash and Holly Smith will be competing in the jumping classes. 

If you aren't lucky enough to be attending, or simply fancy watching some top equestrian from the comfort of your sofa, then here are the listings you need to know... 

Tuesday 17 December

19:40–22:20 – Dressage World Cup (Live – BBC Red Button, iPlayer and online)

Wednesday 18 December

18:35–00:55 – Dressage World Cup (Replay – BBC Red Button)

21:15–22:15 – Showjumping Puissance (Live – BBC Red Button, iPlayer and online)

Friday 20 December

15:00–17:40 – Dressage World Cup (Replay – BBC Red Button)

17:40–18:40 – Showjumping Puissance (Replay – BBC Red Button)

18:40–22:30 – Showjumping Christmas Cracker (Live – BBC Red Button, iPlayer and online)

Saturday 21 December

13:45–16:30 – Olympia 2019 (Live and highlights – BBC2, iPlayer and online)

17:30–20:15 – Olympia 2019 (Repeat – BBC Red Button)

Sunday 22 December

15:15–18:00 – Olympia 2019 (Repeat – BBC Red Button)

18:00 – 22:25 – Olympia Showjumping Grand Prix (Live – BBC Red Button, iPlayer and online)

Monday 23 December

7:55–8:55 – Olympia Grand Prix (Highlights – BBC Red Button, iPlayer and online)

Online coverage can be found here.

For more information about what's happening at Olympia, or to purchase some last-minute tickets, click here.