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Posted: 24/08/11

Win a £500 Joules Wardrobe with Petplan at Blenheim

The UK's specialist equine insurance provider, Petplan Equine, is once again supporting the Fidelity Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials, taking place from 8th-11th September, and is offering visitors to the Petplan Equine stand the chance to win a £500 worth of Joules clothing and to meet eventing legend Lucinda Green MBE.

Petplan Equine's presence at Oxfordshire's biggest event also includes its trademark Waterside Marquee – a complimentary hospitality facility by the lake for Petplan and Petplan Equine customers, where they can relax and enjoy the best view of the cross country action.

Former World and European Champion, Lucinda Green, will be appearing on the Petplan Equine stand in the tented village on Saturday 10th September during the morning, with the friendly Petplan team, who will be on hand throughout the four days to answer any questions.

All visitors to the stand will also have the opportunity to enter the free prize draw to win £500 worth of Joules clothing vouchers.

To find out more about the Fidelity Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials and to book tickets go to If you're a Petplan or Petplan Equine customer you can receive discounted admission, exclusive car parking and access to their waterside marquee. To take advantage of this offer please visit, enter your policy number and you'll be given a special code to use when booking your tickets.

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For more information please contact the Petplan press office on:

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Tolu Akisanya 0208 580 8194 [email protected]
Carl Stephens 0208 707 8335 [email protected]

Note to editors:

The Petplan Equine Census was conducted in spring 2010. An online questionnaire was filled in by over 1700 UK horse owners.

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  • Petplan Equine was founded in 1988
  • It is part of Allianz Animal Health, the largest provider of animal health insurance in the world and part of Allianz – one of the largest general insurers in the UK
  • In addition to horse and pony insurance options, Petplan Equine provides dedicated products for veteran horses and rider only insurance cover
  • It is the sister brand of Petplan, the largest provider of small animal insurance in the UK
  • Petplan Equine believes in supporting the equine community and provides more financial support to equestrian sports and activities than any equine insurance provider in the UK
  • The Pet Plan Charitable Trust was founded in 1994 to raise much needed funds for animal welfare and veterinary projects. Money is raised by Petplan and Petplan Equine customers giving an optional £1.50 to the Trust when they take out or renew their policy. To date, almost £5 million has been awarded by the Trust
  • Petplan and Petplan Equine are specialist insurers. As such, the company employs more horse riders and owners than any other and more former veterinary practice staff than any other to ensure the provision of specialist knowledge
  • Petplan Equine is the only insurer to offer illness and accident cover for older horses, up to the age of 25 as long as the policy is taken before your horse reaches the age of 20.