Two exclusive course walks around the famous Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials Cross Country course are to be held to raise money for GB’s up coming World Equestrian Games and Olympic and Paralympic bids in Rio.
Eventing icons will be sharing their insights, expertise and annecdotes during a leisurely stroll around Giuseppe della Chiesa’s 4* course in a bid to raise money for GB’s up and coming World Equestrian Games and Olympic and Paralymic bids in Rio and tickets go on sale on April 1.
The course walks take place on the dressage days of the world famous horse trials, Thursday May 8 and Friday May 9 and will be hosted by World Class Performance staff and riders. This is your chance to get the lowdown on the course and chat with some of the most knowledgeable people in the sport of eventing.
Thursday’s event will be jointly led by Zara Phillips (London 2012 Olympic Silver Medallist, 2006 World Champion), Richard Waygood (4* eventing rider, international coach, World Class Programme Manager for Dressage, former Riding Master Household Cavalry Mounted Regiment) and Philip Surl(4 * eventing rider, Assistant Eventing Performance Manager and Eventing Nations Cup Team Manager).
The course walk sets off at 1.30pm on May 8. Just £30 per head is suggested as a minimim dontation, with contributions going straight to support our international equestrian teams, Equestrian Team GBR.
Friday’s event will be jointly lead by Gary Parsonage (Atlanta 1996 Olympic Eventing Team Member and Chairman of Pony Selectors) and Laura Collett (Eventing Pony, Junior and Young Rider medallist, member of senior 2011 European Eventing Championship team). The course walk kicks off at 10am, on May 9 , £25 per head suggested minimim dontation, to go to support Equestrian Team GBR.
There will be a maximum of 30 people per course walk. Course walk ticket price does not include admission to the event which must be purchased separately from the Badminton ticket office www.badminton-horse.co.uk
Don’t miss out! Tickets go on sale 10am on April 1 2014 at www.equestrianteamgbr.co.uk