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Charles Owen Announces Continued Sponsorship of the British Eventing Pony Programme
Friday, March 16, 2012
Charles Owen has once again returned as the Official Title Sponsor of the British Eventing Pony Programme. The Pony Programme is comprised of a series of Team Trials, a Championship and the selection of the British Pony Three Day Team which representsGreat Britainin the Pony European Championships.
The British Eventing (BE) Pony Programme is open to riders between the ages of 12 and 16 who compete on ponies at the Novice Level. This popular Progamme serves as both a competition and a training tool to groom and developGreat Britain’s future riders. Riders compete and are selected from a series of Trials held in March and April. Selected riders advance to compete in the CCNP2* British Pony Championship at Brand Hall,Shropshire, June 2 – 3, 2012. The final names team will representGreat BritainJuly 17-22 atFontainebleau,Francein the F.E.I. European Pony Three Day Event Championships. The year culminates with the CCNP2* Autumn Trial Event at WestonPark.
Long recognized inGreat Britainas the leading innovator in rider safety and protection, Charles Owen is the international market leader in protective helmet design and innovation. Made in Wrexham,Wales, a Charles Owen helmet represents 100 years of safety innovation within the high standards of traditional design.
Roy Burek, Managing Director of Charles Owen & Company, commented: “We are excited to continue our long standing tradition of supporting the British Eventing Pony Programme. It is very important to Charles Owen to support the future stars of British Eventing. We look forward to another year of supporting these competitions and the final British Pony Team.”
British Eventing’s CEO, Mike Etherington-Smith commented: “We are extremely pleased that Charles Owen are continuing their sponsorship – their support over the past few years has given our young British stars of the future an invaluable opportunity to show case their talent. “The British Pony Programme and Pony Team have produced many successful combinations including popular four-star Eventing names such as Francis Whittington, Laura Collett and Emily Llewellyn. The Charles Owen Pony Trials are already underway for the 2012 season; we anticipate another great year for the British Ponies.” Find British Eventing’s press release at: http://www.britisheventing.com/news.asp?itemid=3035&itemTitle=Charles+Owen+continue+sponsorship+of+British+Ponies§ion=59§ionTitle=Latest+Eventing+News+Headlines