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Archive for December, 2008

Santa was given a parking fine in New York this Christmas.

Chip Cafiero aka Santa, was handed the £77 fine while he gave out presents in his horse-drawn carriage.

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With just a few rooms left, why not try ski-ing or horse riding in the snow for half term?
Sunday 15 – 22 February at the 4* Post hotel, Italian Dolomites. £681 per adult on 3/4 board with return transfer from Innsbruck. Riding and ski-ing extra.
There are short rides, all day rides, rides for intermediates and experts and lessons for adults and children in the light indoor sandschool.
Great bar, great restaurant, great spa and indoor pool.
Visit The Riding Company for more information.

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If you’re on the hunt for equestrian gifts, you will find all sorts of delightful equestrian treasures; such as jewellery, paintings, photography and sculptures at The Riding Company’s brand new gift shop.

Take a peek!

Visit The Riding Company website.

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Forward by Chris Winch

Forward by Chris Winch

If you’re looking for something a bit different for Christmas, why not buy something that will be forever cherished, like this beautiful painting by Chris Winch?

Created on canvas using mixed media, this 18″ by 24″ painting costs £300. It is available from The Riding Company’s new gift shop, which is due to launch this week, so watch this space!

But if you can’t wait until then drop amy@theridingcompany.com an email for more information.

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The British Equestrian Federation’s (BEF) World Class Programme has been awarded £17.3 million in the run up to the 2012 Olympics.

The money is part of funding of nearly £300 million for the London Olympic and Paralympic Games, from 2009 until to 2013.

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A 35-year-old pony was rescued by firemen last Thursday after falling into a swimming pool.

The pony fell into a pool full of water in Essex. Firefighter Matt Goulle said the pony had managed to climb out of the water when he arrived, but that the pony was distressed and lying by the side of the pool.

Firefighters got the pony up on its feet and walked it back to its stable nearby, where it was later checked out by the vet.

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