Newmarket has a wonderful array of special events, activities and competitions during the summer.

Win fabulous prizes in our competitions and meet us at some of these great events!


Don’t miss out on your chance to win prizes by entering our Saddle Up Art Trail competitions! You can win plenty of exciting prizes, from vouchers for Moons Toy Shop and Scribbles, to a family pass for four to Palace House and many more.

Create your own Saddle Up Art Trail creation

Feeling inspired?  Pick up a Saddle Up postcard (available from Palace House and below) and draw your very own Saddle Up art!

Don’t forget to send us your art to enter into the prize draw. Send postcards through to: Saddle Up Art Trail, Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7UU. The entries will be judged by AHT staff and the winning postcard will be announced on 1 October 2019.

download your postcard here

Trail Map competition

While you’re galloping around the trail, make sure you collect a letter from each Art Trail piece, unscramble them to create a phrase and write it on your Trail map before sending your entry to us to enter the prize draw.

Send entries through to: Saddle Up Art Trail, Animal Health Trust, Lanwades Park, Kentford, Newmarket, Suffolk, CB8 7UU. There will be a draw on 23 July, 23 August and 23 September 2019 and the winning entry will be pulled at random.

Spot prize competitions

During the Trail we will be running competitions on our Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages – follow us to be first to hear about the competitions and how to win prizes!

Giddy up and enter for your chance to win!

Special events

Newmarket Carnival 2019

On Saturday 6 July 2019, canter over to our stall and try out some arts and crafts. We’d love to hear about your favourite art piece from the trail.

Galloping Saturdays

Join us, performers and artists by the Bill Tutte Memorial, outside the Rutland Arms in Newmarket, on selected dates during the Saddle Up Art Trail. You’ll be able to listen, watch or join in! Dates and more information coming soon.

‘School’s Out for the Summer Race Day

Going to the races? Come and find us at the July Course, Newmarket on Saturday 27 July 2019 to try out some arts and crafts.

Help us to encourage everyone to horse about in Newmarket this Summer by displaying the Saddle Up Art Trail poster.

Viv Thomas, AHT Events Manager