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Three-day CDI festival planned
BRINGS BOOST FOR BRITISH DRESSAGE
confirms itself as the fastest growing Equestrian sport with plans
for a new International Grand Prix competition in the UK.
August 2000, the three-day festival will bring 20 top European
horse and rider combinations to compete against the best of
British. Classes will include Prix St Georges, Intermediare, Grand
Prix and a Grand Prix musical freestyle Kür. Spectators will
be well catered for, with extensive trade stand shopping, good
food and a variety of entertainment.
The venue is
Aike Grange Stud in East Yorkshire, owned and run by Simon Fry and
his wife Laura, a former Olympic rider. This new, purpose-built
dressage park boasts state-of-the-art facilities and provides an
ideal showcase for the sport.
numbers are anticipated, with an audience drawn from country,
equestrian and business backgrounds. International television
coverage has been secured, making this event highly attractive to
both northern and national companies who wish to associate
themselves with this rapidly expanding, glamorous sport, and to
expose their products and services to a knowledgeable clientele
both in the UK and Europe.
has finally come of age in this country - we now have the right
people and facilities together in Yorkshire to make this happen.
This is a fantastic, timely opportunity for UK riders to prove
themselves as serious contenders on the world competition stage
and a chance for supporters and sponsors to get involved with,
promote and benefit from a modern, media-friendly sport."
commented the show's Director Simon Fry.
information please contact Simon Fry, Aike Grange Stud, Aike, Nr
Driffield, E Yorks, YO25 9BG. Telephone (01377) 271271, facsimile