The UK equestrian sponsorship round-up

  • Charles Owen has announced its new role as the official helmet supplier to Team Ireland Equestrian.
    “Horse Sport Ireland (HSI) are delighted that Charles Owen has come on board as official helmet supplier to Team Ireland Equestrian,” said Damian McDonald from the HSI. “The hats incorporate innovative design with the highest safety standards and will be supplied to all Irish teams who are competing in FEI Championships.”

    Retailer Espayo Equestrian has announced it will sponsor junior dressage rider Phoebe Peters. The 14-year-old won double-gold and team bronze at this summer’s Pony European Championships and appeared on the H&H cover earlier this summer.
    Jack Eaves from Espayo Equestrian said: “Phoebe’s enthusiasm and obvious passion for dressage makes her the perfect representative of Espayo Equestrian. Her recent results reflect her obvious talent and we look forward to being part of her team as her career progresses.”

    Equestrian retailer Naylors Equestrian has announced it will sponsor the 138cm Championship at Horse of the Year Show 2013.
    The Naylors Equestrian 138cm Championship will be contested by riders aged 14 years or younger. Each competitor will challenge the 1.25m course on ponies no bigger than 138cm.

    The organisers of the 2013 British Carriagedriving (BC) National Championships have announced that the event will be sponsored by the IXE Group.
    Bryan Gauson from IXE, who has recently returned to competing in driving trials after a 20-year break, said: “Many of the leading bankers from Zurich are already looking forward to viewing the exciting sport of carriage driving as our guests at Ashfields; some of them have horses of their own but it will be their first time to view carriage driving close at hand.”

    ThinLine Global UK, which produces shock absorbing saddle pads, has announced its sponsorship of Fred and Rowena Cook of Equine Management and Training.
    “ThinLine is dedicated to enhancing the harmony and happiness shared between horse and rider,” said Sarah Bright-Phillips of ThinLine. “Fred and Rowena’s dedication to the same ideals through conscientious, sympathetic and knowledgeable education of horse and rider makes Equine Management and Training a perfect ambassador for ThinLine.”

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