Saracen Horse Feeds and Horse & Hound launch new event rider bursary

  • Are you a committed event rider looking to step up a level, improve your dressage scores or maybe build your confidence across country? If so, the Saracen Horse Feeds/H&H eventing bursary could be for you.

    The bursary is an amazing opportunity designed to offer support and tuition to one determined event rider. Having identified your goals for the season the Saracen Horse Feeds’ team of brand ambassadors and senior nutritionist will work with you to achieve  them.

    Find out if you’re eligible

    We are looking for a horse and rider combination. We can only accept one application per rider and only one horse can be used for the bursary.

    The rider must be registered with British Eventing at the time of application, but the horse doesn’t need to be.

    The winner will be selected from a shortlist by Saracen brand ambassador Francis Whittington, Saracen senior nutritionist Lizzie Drury and Saracen marketing manager Liz Reid.

    For full terms and conditions, please visit saracenhorsefeeds.com.

    What we’re looking for

    Applicants must be able to identify and communicate their objectives for the forthcoming season and be prepared to work bhard to achieve them. There must be a commitment to liaising with the brand ambassadors and Saracen nutritionist and to take on the Saracen feed programme.

    Finally, the applicant needs to be happy to have all training sessions filmed and photographed to be used by H&H and Saracen in features and promotional material.

    What the bursary winner will receive

    ➤ A cross-country clinic session with four-star eventer Francis Whittington
    ➤ A dressage training session with Spencer Wilton
    ➤ A showjumping training session with Laura Renwick
    ➤ An on-site nutritional assessment, plus ongoing support and advice from Saracen Horse Feeds’ senior nutritionist, Lizzie Drury MSc RNutr
    ➤ A tailored diet plan and eight months of free feed from Saracen

    PLUS Two runners-up will receive a visit from a Saracen nutritionist and one month’s worth of free feed.

    About Saracen Horse Feeds

    Saracen Horse Feeds Ltd. is dedicated to producing nutritionally sound and innovative formulations. With over 150 years’ experience in manufacturing animal feed, modern manufacturing capabilities and research led-formulations, Saracen has kept at the forefront of modern feed manufacture.

    The exclusive Kentucky Equine Research (KER) team member in the UK, Saracen’s Performance Range has been formulated using the latest research and ingredient technology available to the market. KER is the most prolific independent equine research centre in the world, entirely committed to the advancement of breeding and athletic performance through nutrition.

    How to apply

    Interested? Then visit www.saracenhorsefeeds.com/bursaryy and complete the application form by 1 April 2014. A shortlist of 6 will be announced in the news pages of 1 May issue H&H, with the winner announced in 15 May issue.

    Terms and conditions

    No purchase necessary. Entries are made online. Appropriate disclaimers will be clearly displayed. The closing date for entries is 5pm on Tuesday, 1 April 2014. Competition is open to readers who are resident in the UK only, except the employees of IPC Media Limited and their families, the printers and distributors of H&H, Saracen Horse Feeds and any other company associated with the running and promotion of the competition. All prizes must be accepted as offered. Once the prize is accepted, H&H shall have no further liability to the winner. Furthermore, H&H & Saracen Horse Feeds cannot accept any responsibility for any damage, loss or injury suffered by any reader as a result of entering the competition or accepting any prize. There can be no alternative awards, cash or otherwise. In the event of a competition prize being unavailable, H&H reserves the right to offer an alternative prize of equal or greater value. The decision of the Editor is final and prizes shall be awarded at H&H’s and Saracen Horse Feeds’ discretion. If H&H considers that the reader has acted inappropriately or dishonestly in entering the competition, it reserves the right to refuse to award any prize. All prize details and prices are correct at the time of going to press. While every effort is made to ensure all prize details are correct at the time of going to press, H&H cannot be held responsible for incorrect prize details supplied by sponsors and/or suppliers. No correspondence can be entered into and no entry returned. Winners shall be notified by post by way of an official letter from H&H after the closing date. Winners must be prepared to co-operate with publicity arising as a result of winning a competition. Entry implies acceptance of these rules. These terms and conditions are governed by and in accordance with the laws of England and Wales.

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