UK equestrian sponsorship round-up

  • William Fox-Pitt

    The top event rider and Badminton winner has become a brand ambassador for British footwear company Chatham.

    “I’m excited to be involved with Chatham. Its country footwear is beautifully styled and incredibly comfortable, perfect for when I’m heading to events and when I’m at home,” said William.

    William adds to Chatham’s growing stable of ambassadors, including young British sailing talent Sam Matson, British modern pentathlete Heather Fell and British powerboat champion Shelley Jory.

    Tim Cheffings

    Brinicombe Equine is now sponsoring event rider Tim Cheffings.

    Tim is based at Downe Farm Event Centre, just a few miles from Brinicombe Equine’s head office in Crediton.

    Hermione Perry from Brinicombe Equine said: “We are delighted to be supporting Tim this year. He has a huge variety of horses of all ages, and consequently he requires a great number of different supplements to meet their individual needs. He is therefore in an ideal situation to be able to use and endorse products from our entire range and we are really looking forward to working with him.”

    Eventing Ireland National Championships

    Bucas will be the official rug supplier for Eventing Ireland’s inaugural National Championships, being held at Ballindenisk, Watergrasshill from 11-12 July.

    The top four winners in all 14 classes will each be presented with a Bucas Cooler rug, total value €3,500.

    Claire Nulty from Bucas said: “We are delighted to work with this great new incentive from Eventing Ireland. The National Championships will be right on our doorstep in Ballindenisk and we are extremely happy to come on board as a sponsor.”

    Izzy Taylor and Austin O’Connor

    Animalife, the creators of Vetrofen, Vetroflex and the Lifestage range of supplements, are expanding their support for event riders with the introduction of Izzy Taylor and Austin O’Connor to the team.

    Ross Riley, company director at Animalife said: “We take a lot of pride in our product range. It is very rewarding to have such positive feedback from professional riders and see the difference our products can really make. Both Izzy and Austin are great ambassadors for Animalife and I look forward to being able to support them in their imminent successes.”

    The Festival of British Eventing

    Dodson & Horrell is extending its support of eventing at all levels by sponsoring the novice championship at The Festival of British Eventing held at Gatcombe Park, Glos, from 7-9 August 2015.

    Sam Horrell, marketing director at Dodson & Horrell said: “The novice championship is such an exciting competition and one that we are delighted to sponsor. We look forward to supporting all the competitors, including members of our Team D&H and welcoming visitors to the Dodson & Horrell stand where we will be offering expert nutritional advice throughout the event.”

    Horse of the Year Show

    Mount St John continue as sponsors of the dressage future elitecChampionship at Horse of the Year Show this year.

    This is the third year that Mount St John has sponsored the championship.

    “Mount St John is thrilled to be the title sponsor of the dressage future elite championship at HOYS. The competition offers an invaluable opportunity for up and coming dressage riders to experience an international show atmosphere in the UK.

    “With dressage more popular than ever this offers riders, competitors and spectators a unique opportunity to witness some of the dressage stars of the future,” said Emma Blundell, director of Mount St John.

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