Stroke charity nets £4,000 from horse riding event that drew in riders from as far afield as Scotland and Ireland

17:36 07 March 2014

Isleham Horse Trials. Stephanie Pratley takes a fall from Patently Absurd.

Isleham Horse Trials. Stephanie Pratley takes a fall from Patently Absurd.

Archant

The British Eventing horse calendar opened with a successful event held at Isleham, near Ely.

Isleham Horse Trials. Luke Prior riding DonairIsleham Horse Trials. Luke Prior riding Donair

Riders from across the country took part in the event at White Hall Farm, including international riders whose horses are likely to appear at competitions later in the year at Burghley and Badminton.

Some competitors travelled from as far as Scotland and Ireland to compete.

Organiser Jackie Seddon said the Isleham event had been running since 1990 and this year attracted the most number of spectators to enjoy the riding skills over the course of the weekend.

“We were very well supported, the weather was good as was the ground,” she said.

Isleham Horse Trials. Karen Wells riding Ladywood Star.Isleham Horse Trials. Karen Wells riding Ladywood Star.

The event raised around £4,000 for Ely stroke charity Pos+Ability.

0 comments

More news stories

08:21

Neale-Wade Academy students enjoyed a day learning about life in the NHS and the jobs it has to offer.

Yesterday, 15:04

Two men have been jailed for 20 years each being found guilty of a calculated aggravated burglary that included breaking the teeth of an elderly victim.

Yesterday, 14:35

A Littleport county councillor wants better gritting of the county’s roads and reversal of the decision to switch off street lights.

Yesterday, 13:55

A man who spent 42 years teaching construction has failed in his 12 month bid to build three homes in Leverington.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Image
Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up