The 2002 FEI World Event Rider Ranking Awards will be presented at the PERA (Professional Event Riders Association) Ball supported by French wine company Bouvet – Ladubay.

The event is being held at Newbury Racecourse on Saturday 22 February and includes a champagne reception, raffle, auction and music from the Locomotion band,as well as the awards ceremony.

Bouvet – Ladubay will be providing prizes for the award winners, who include William Fox-Pitt (pictured), the first British rider to lead the rankings since their inception 12 years ago.

Marie Monmousseau, head of UK marketing for Bouvet – Ladubay, said: “Last year’s PERA Ball was a fantastic event and we are proud to support it again this year. We look forward to see you there enjoying a glass of Bouvet-Ladubay.”

Tickets for this year’s PERA Ball & FEI World Rider Ranking Awards cost £55 per person and are available from Becky Elvin, Julie and Andrew Wheeler, Corner Farm, Honeybourne, Evesham, Worcs WR11 5PL.

For more information contact (tel: 01386 831283) or email: theperaball@hotmail.com