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Posted: 09/01/08

Lucinda Green Cross Country Clinics in 2008

Event riders will have further opportunities in 2008 to benefit from the advice and experience of one of the world's most successful three day event riders with the announcement of another series of 'Petplan Equine Lucinda Green Cross Country the Safe Way Clinics' beginning 7th February at Wellington Riding in Hampshire.

Lucinda Green MBE is the only rider to have won Badminton Horse Trials six times on six different horses and was World and European Champion as well as an Olympic silver medalist. Now Chairman of Selectors for British Eventing she is passionate about helping riders to understand the way that horses think and react while tackling the challenge of the cross country course.

The clinics are for riders of all standards, from those preparing for their first event to those aiming for Badminton. Lucinda provides expert advice on riding across country, sharing techniques and skills that have brought her so much success in the tough sport of three day eventing.

"Petplan Equine is committed to helping owners and riders enjoy their horses safely and responsibly," said Jo Whitaker of Petplan Equine. "Lucinda Green is not only one of the world's best cross country riders but also shares our desire to help riders of all levels get the best out of their horse and we are delighted to support these clinics, which provide an invaluable opportunity to learn from one of the world's finest riders."

The dates of the clinics are as follows:

Indoor Technique Clinics
February 7:Wellington Riding, Hampshire
Two-Day Clinics:
February 12/13:Downlands, Wiltshire
February 18/19:Arena UK, Newton, Nottinghamshire
February 26/27:Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
March 26/27:Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
One-Day Clinics
February 15:Boomerang, Berkshire (British Pony Team candidates only)
February 22:Boomerang, Berkshire (British Junior Team candidates only)
March 17:Stockland Lovell, Somerset
May 22:Wellington Riding, Hampshire
X-C Only
May 6:Ledbury, Herefordshire
September 9:Ledbury, Herefordshire

Riders wanting further information on the 'Petplan Equine Lucinda Green Cross Country the Safe Way Clinics' or wishing to apply for a place should visit www.petplanequine.co.uk and click on Events.

For further information and interview opportunities please contact: Andrea Worrall at The GPC on (01608) 654040 or email panda@thegpc.co.uk

For further information on Petplan Equine please contact: Sophie Parker on 0208 580 8140 or email sophie.parker@allianz.co.uk

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