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Saddle up for the Bra Back Ride!

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Amanda Stevenson, 09 July 2008 15:04

August 2008 sees the launch of a new event to raise funds for Breast Cancer Campaign – the Bra Back Ride. Women of all ages are invited to mount up and gallop across Salisbury Plain for either 8 or 14 miles, in their bra! Sports bra company, LessBounce.com, are behind the initiative, building on the success of Pink Aerobics which to ...

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Saddle up for the Bra Back Ride!

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Amanda Stevenson, 09 July 2008 15:04

August 2008 sees the launch of a new event to raise funds for Breast Cancer Campaign – the Bra Back Ride. Women of all ages are invited to mount up and gallop across Salisbury Plain for either 8 or 14 miles, in their bra! Sports bra company, LessBounce.com, are behind the initiative, building on the success of Pink Aerobics which to ...

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Olympia ticket sales defy credit crunch

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Amanda Stevenson, 09 July 2008 14:59

Over 14,000 tickets for Olympia, The London International Horse Show have been sold in the first two weeks of box office opening, showing loyal fans are bucking the trends of the credit crunch. 14,157 tickets have been purchased so far, an increase of over 30% on last year’s total at the same time. Show organiser Simon Brooks-Ward says: “It’s a ...

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Carl Hester invites Countrywide customers to his yard

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Amanda Stevenson, 09 July 2008 13:34

Ever wondered what it’s like to prepare a horse for international level competition, or how professional riders always seem to produce outstanding results each and every time? To celebrate the launch of the New Carl Hester Performance Range, Countrywide and Net-Tex are offering dressage enthusiasts the chance of a lifetime, peek behind the scenes, with top international dressage rider Carl ...

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Hickstead hero Eddie Macken returns to the Royal International

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Amanda Stevenson, 09 July 2008 13:03

Eddie Macken, one of Hickstead's heroes of the 1970s, makes a welcome return to the International Arena at the Longines Royal International Horse Show, which starts its five-day run on July 23. Eddie, 59, has been named as one of the Irish showjumping team which has earned its place back in the Samsung Super League with FEI Competition (Great Britain), ...

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Indulge yourself for charity!

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Amanda Stevenson, 27 June 2008 17:24

On Sunday July 20, Remus Memorial Horse Sanctuary in Buttsbury, near Ingatestone, Essex, will be hosting its third annual Charity Indulgence day. The Sanctuary's previous events have been a huge success, raising over £3,000 to help it provide a life-long home to the many neglected, abused or abandoned animals that come its way. Entry is free and visitors can meet the horses, donkeys, ...

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Advance bookers buck credit crunch and get the best seats

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Amanda Stevenson, 26 June 2008 16:00

By buying tickets in advance, eventing supporters can save money on the gate price of admission, bag the best seats, beat the queues and, for certain events, get some added extras. “We have been promoting advance booking, particularly through the internet, for some years now” says Tim Henson, Director of the Festival of Eventing at Gatcombe. “Each year Internet booking is more ...

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Win a super celeb-signed jockey skull at Barbury Castle Horse Trials

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Amanda Stevenson, 26 June 2008 14:07

Support the Mark Davies Injured Riders Fund raffle at the Barbury Castle International Three-Day Event from July 3-6 in Wiltshire and you could be taking home a unique and exciting prize. Riding hat manufacturer Gatehouse has donated a silver HS1 Jockey Skull signed by a host of top event riders including Mark Todd, Zara Phillips, Mary King, William Fox-Pitt, Rodney Powell, Andrew ...

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Laura Bechtolsheimer makes her Burghley debut

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Amanda Stevenson, 26 June 2008 13:22

A Grand Prix dressage display by British Olympic hope Laura Bechtolsheimer is among the list of arena attractions at this year’s Land Rover Burghley Horse Trials (September 4-7, 2008). While dressage displays have long been a feature at Burghley, it will be the first time that 23-year-old Laura, a member of the British dressage team for the last two years, has taken a lead ...

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Celebrate country life at Chatsworth Country Fair

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Amanda Stevenson, 26 June 2008 11:24

Chatsworth Country Fair celebrates its 27th year in 2008 with gardening favourite Alan Titchmarsh presiding over this colourful celebration of country life. Held in the 1,000-acre park on the banks of the river Derwent, the three-day event in August is packed full of things to watch, do and try, and gives visitors a real flavour of the life in the countryside. ...

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British Riding Clubs Festival of the Hunter proves a success

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Amanda Stevenson, 26 June 2008 11:00

The 2008 Festival of the Hunter sponsored by Kbis Equestrian Insurance enjoyed glorious sunshine this year. The new two-day format, which took place from May 31-June 1, proved a resounding success for the Festival which was held at Washbrook Farm, Aston-le-Walls near Daventry, Northants. The Senior Novice was a busy class on Saturday morning with a win in the individual for Alys ...

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