"Hickstead, that sort of thing"

Michael Whyte descending the Derby bank during the British Jumping Derby in 2011
Creative Commons Attribution Share AlikeMichael Whyte descending the Derby bank during the British Jumping Derby in 2011 - Credit: Owain Davies
 Hickstead is an equestrian venue in West Sussex which is home to the All England Jumping Course. It was the first permanent showjumping course to open in Britain in 1960. Competitions including the British Jumping Derby and Royal International Horse Show are held here and there are also facilities for dressage and polo.