Apprentices Develop Bespoke Steps for Disabled Young Rider
Jaguar Land Rover has launched a new scheme which matches skilled employees to specific community challenges as part of its successful employee volunteering programme which sees around 10,000 Jaguar Land Rover employees, a third of its UK workforce, donate over 115,000 hours on community volunteering per year.
A team of Jaguar Land Rover apprentices joined forces with Remap, a national charity which matches skilled volunteers, including engineers and technicians, with individuals affected by disability to help them develop equipment which overcome specific issues.
A Research Grant Awarded for Research into Control of the Equine Tapeworm.
The Royal Veterinary College and Austin Davis Biologics Ltd, providers of EquiSal Tapeworm testing, have been awarded a research grant by Petplan Charitable Trust for a project entitled: “Improved control of the equine tapeworm, Anoplocephala, through new insights into the biology of the oribatid mite intermediate host.”
Blue Chip offer Sponsorship for Show Jumping Riders
Blue Chip are delighted to announce that they are looking for two show jumping riders to join their elite team, which includes Beth Vernon and Jodie Crawford along with last year’s winners Tracy Newman and Ellen Churchill.
Europe’s leading equine feed manufacturer Dodson & Horrell is pleased to announce the launch of the Dodson & Horrell British Equestrian Bursary that aims to enhance and support the equestrian industry.
Are you a dedicated rider who would benefit from funding towards extra training? Do you know a deserving charity that is need of specialist equipment? Are you or is someone you know embarking on an equestrian course and would like a helping hand? Would you like to recognise your equine physiotherapist or farrier who has gone beyond the norm for your horse? Then make sure you nominate for the bursary.
It was a day of celebration for Oxfordshire-based rider, Christina Brooks, and her 16-year-old Fell stallion, Guards Jester, who stood Supreme Champion in the Senior In- Hand Showing Series Championships at the 2015 Olympia Horse Show on their very first appearance.
Musketeer Event Management and BEDE Events launch the Shearwater Insurance Tri-Star Grand Slam
Alec Lochore of Musketeer Event Management and Stuart Buntine of BEDE Events have joined forces to launch an exciting new CIC3* (Concourse International Combine three star) Grand Slam for 2016, thanks to generous sponsorship from Shearwater Insurance.
The Osborne Studio Gallery in London, encouraged artist Alistair Little to look at the dramatic potential of the racecourse, a natural step for an artist with a love for 20th century cinema, especially Westerns and film noir, and a gift for seizing unguarded moments, as well as capturing the allure of speed.
When Nikki Collins isn’t busy working as Trade Sales Manager for Spillers she’s diligently keeping her homebred mare Tilly fit for eventing. This year her dedication has paid off as she has qualified for the prestigious Mitsubishi Motors Cup (formerly Badminton Grassroots Championships). She attributes her passion and determination to her inspiring, horse loving Mum, who sadly lost her battle against bowel cancer in 2014.