16th May 2005
OLYMPIC MEDALLIST TO OPEN RIDING ARENA
Olympic silver medallist Jeanette Brakewell will be in
who was named East Midlands Sportswoman of the Year last year, will be the
guest of honour at the opening of the new indoor riding arena at
also give a masterclass in the new arena with students following equine courses
Jeanette was a member of the
“We are very pleased that Jeanette has found time in her busy eventing schedule to open our indoor school,” said Clive Bound, Director of Riseholme Park.
“She is an inspiring sportswoman who sets a fine example and is a role model for our students, many of whom will be leaving in the next few weeks to pursue their own careers in the equine industry.”
The event will begin at 3pm on Thursday and Jeanette will formally open the indoor riding arena at 3.15pm.
Her masterclass will take place from 3.30pm until 4.30pm after which refreshments will be served.
The new arena has cost £250,000 to build and is a collaboration by Eddlethorpe Equestrian Services Ltd and the university’s own team of designers, UL Architects.
It is designed to complement two existing outdoor arenas which were built when the Lincolnshire School of Agriculture was consolidated on the Riseholme site.
Caption: Jeanette Brakewell riding Over To You at Badminton 2004
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