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An essential part of each Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials (9 – 12 June 2016) is our charitable partner and for 2016, the organising team is delighted to announce they’re teaming up with Parkinson’s UK. The national charity is the UK’s biggest research and support charity for those affected by Parkinson’s and will be the sixth charity to have the support of the Yorkshire event.
A team from the charity will be on site to promote the work of the charity which provides a valuable link to make sure people have what they need to take back control if diagnosed with Parkinson’s – from information to inspiration and of course raise essential funds towards support, campaigning and vital research.
Chrissie Fielden, Parkinson’s UK Regional Fundraiser for Yorkshire and Humberside, said, “We are thrilled to be chosen by Bramham as their charity partner, and are looking forward so much to attending the International Horse Trials. It is all very exciting.”
Six weeks before this year’s Bramham event, the charity will host Parkinson’s Awareness Week (18 – 24 April) throughout the UK where those living with Parkinson’s will be encouraged to share their stories, and fundraising events and activities will take place across the country.
Bramham Park has already been a hive of activity since the turn of the New Year and early signs spring are beginning to show. Event Director Nicholas Pritchard and his team are already in countdown mode; “The Park is just starting to transform from its winter state to the green of spring which kick starts the event build; it’s a great time of year! Our FEI officials have already paid us a visit, and walked the track for the cross country with designer Ian Stark. Ian has been busy and as usual has big plans, we just need to find the budget to match!” said Nicholas.
On working with Parkinson’s UK, Nicholas Pritchard said; “It’s fantastic to have Parkinson’s UK on board this year, and we’re looking forward to working with them to help raise vital funds to help find a cure.”
With eventing, show jumping, showing, young stock classes and Pony Club activities on show, the Equi-Trek Bramham Horse Trials is Yorkshire’s largest equestrian event. The showcase Equi-Trek CCI3* runs alongside the Bishop Burton College under 25 CCI3* and the British Equestrian Trade Association CIC3*; three great classes, four amazing days! Our on-line Box Office is open and booking in advance qualifies you for discounted tickets and free car parking. Tickets can be bought for the day or season and you can make your visit a little bit more ‘VIP’ with passes for the members’ enclosure. Or maybe you don’t want to miss a moment of the event so why not camp on-site – season and weekend tickets are available but hurry, these are the first to sell out! Visit www.bramham-horse.co.uk for full prices and how to book.
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