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Blackout take the reins for 17th year at London International Horse Show

Blackout take the reins for 17th year at London International Horse Show

UK – Olympia’s London International Horse Show attracted equestrian fans from across the globe, blending nail-biting show jumping competitions, horsemanship displays and festive shopping stalls - 15th - 21st December 2015.

Blackout was entrusted for the 17th year running to supply all the drapes for the week-long festive equine extravaganza. The team used 3,000sqm of black drapes to enclose the rear of the all the seating blocks in the Grand Hall, as well as all the entrance tunnels to the seating blocks.

For the sixth year running, Blackout helped maximise the presence of sponsoring brand H & M through the installation of advertising drapes near the main entrance of the venue.

Chris Brain, installations director at Blackout, commented: “It is a privilege to return to such a fantastic sporting event year on year. Despite the tight time schedules, the whole draping project was completed in just four days, which only serves testament to the wonderful work our team delivers.”

Highlights of this year’s equine spectacle included Jos Verlooy from Belgium and Germany’s Hilmar Meyer being names Puissance champions after clearing a staggering 2.15m (7' 1'') over the famous wall, plus British star Ben Maher scooped the €15,000 prize in the winner takes all Christmas Master show jumping competition.

Blackout take the reins for 17th year at London International Horse ShowBlackout take the reins for 17th year at London International Horse Show

7th January 2016

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