Posted on Wednesday, October 12, 2016 by Barbara Gadd
Some of the leading names from the equestrian world will take centre stage as part of a gala evening at Hartpury College in Gloucestershire on Friday 4 November, and all in a bid to raise funds for charity.
Premium Italian saddle brand Amerigo is hosting the event where it’s ambassadors including dressage stars Michael and Maria Eilberg, showing supremo Louise Bell and top event rider Nicola Wilson will each perform a 30 minute riding demonstration.
The evening will be compèred by eventing stalwart Lucinda Green, while Amerigo’s renowned saddle designer, Peter Menet will provide insight into horse biomechanics.
“It’s fantastic that we are able to bring together some of our leading ambassadors in this one evening, giving spectators a real treat,” said Simon Middleton, managing director at Zebra Products, who is organising the event. “Alongside viewing the fabulous riding demonstrations, spectators will be able to learn more about the importance of correct saddle fitting and understand just how influential saddles can be in terms of their, and their horses, performance.”
Tickets cost £15 each in advance or £20 on the door, with all profits going to two charities; The Brooke and The Injured Jockey Fund. Tickets also act as a 5% discount voucher on all Amerigo saddles and accessories until 31 December 2016. A raffle will also be held on the night to support the fundraising efforts with various Amerigo items of tack and accessories up for grabs. The bar and restaurant will be open for the evening – serving a range of hot and cold refreshments and drinks.
Doors will open at 6pm ahead of a start time of 7.00pm. Please call Abigail Unwin on 01352 763350 or email [email protected] to purchase tickets.