Monthly Archives: February 2012

St Patrick’s Thursday at Cheltenham Racecourse

For past two years, Cancer Research UK has partnered with Cheltenham Racecourse to raise a phenomenal £380,000 for our lifesaving research into the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of cancer.  2012’s event is set to be no different and to continue in our achievements. On Thursday 15th March 2012, Cancer Research UK will once again host:

• ‘The St Patricks Derby’ – a one mile, five furlong charity race featuring 12 riders each pledging to raise £5000

• Bucket collections

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Interested in Long Distance Riding?

Jenni Miller kindly sent me the following article when I told her that I wanted to find out more about Long Distance Riding.

Discovering the wide outdoors by Jenni Miller

You’ve got your first horse, possibly a long term dream realised. Scary but exhilarating!  Or possibly you’ve been very lucky and grown up with horses in your back yard and been involved in dressage and the like, occasionally going out for an hours ride. So what now for the new horse rider. Has the lucky rider ever considered going out of their circles into the big wide yonder? Perhaps you have no wish to compete.

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