General Information

57th Autumn Cob Sale

General Information

01568 619777


Miss Catryn Bigley, Brightwells Auctioneers and Valuers, Horse & Pony Department, Easters Court, Leominster, Herefordshire HR6 0DE. Tel: 01568 619777 Fax: 01568 619710 Email:


The Sale will be held at the Royal Welsh Showground, Builth Wells, Powys, Mid Wales LD2 3SY. The Showground is signposted on all major roads. For more detailed directions see here.


The programme for the three days is as follows.

  • Friday - Welsh Part Breds & Welsh Section C & D Geldings & Some Welsh Section C & D Ridden &/ Or Driven mares 
    Followed by Welsh Part Bred Foals 
    Followed by (some not all) Section C & D Foals.
  • Saturday - Sections C & D all ages, all sexes excluding geldings
  • Sunday - Sections C & D all ages, all sexes excluding geldings

Local Accommodation

Can be found through the Local Tourist Information Office: Llandrindod Wells 01597 822600.

A list of accommodation can be found here.


Gates will be open: Thursday 29th October from 3:00pm until 9:00pm Friday 30th October, Saturday 31st October & Sunday 1st November from 7:30am until 9:00pm.

The showground will be locked at all other times. Caravans and empty lorries are welcome onsite from 11am, but the stables will not be open till 3pm onwards. 


All cars attending the Sale will be directed to the Official Car Parks designated for the Event and will enter through the Horse Hill Entrance. Please see table below for parking charges and pedestrian entrance fees. Vendors will have passes sent.

Lorries and trailers will also enter through the Horse Hill Entrance and after being unloaded will be directed to the parking area. There will be plenty of space for parking overnight accommodation units. Vendors producing their pass will pay a discounted rate. Please see table below for parking charges.

  Vendor Non-Vendor
Day Parking  FREE £10*
Day Parking for Sale Duration FREE £25*
Overnight Parking per night £10 £15*
Overnight Parking for Sale Duration  £15 £25*
Hostel Stay Parking £10 £10*
Pedestrian entrance    £5 per person

* A one-off fee of £5 is refundable should you purchase. This refund can only be redeemed once by surrendering part of your ticket at point of payment. 

Hook Ups
A number of hook-ups will be available for £30 for the duration of the sale payable to our representative on site. These will be available on a first come first served basis and cannot be pre-booked, they will be limited to those with blue disabled badges and/ or a Brightwells disabled pass.