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Ponies (UK) president Pat Campbell revealed she is planning an adventure for her upcoming 80th birthday.

She intends to do a sponsored freefall parachute jump in aid of Kent Air Ambulance and the British Horse Society.

“I wanted to do something completely different and both these organisations deserve support,” said Pat, who also confessed she hates heights.

“I can’t say I’m not nervous, but I’ve had the medical so I can’t get out of it. I’m telling myself it will be character-building!

This news story was first published in Horse & Hound magazine (22 August, 2013)