Blair Castle to host European Young Rider Eventing Champs

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Blair Castle to host European Young Rider Eventing Champs
Blair Castle to host European Young Rider Eventing Champs
Next year’s European Young Rider Eventing Championships will take place at Blair Castle International Horse Trials, which celebrates its 20th anniversary in August (26 to Sunday 29.

Event director Alec Lochore said: "I am delighted that Atholl Estates with significant support from EventScotland and The Perth & Kinross Council have again brought top-class championship sport to Scotland. My team and I look forward to welcoming nations from across Europe to what I hope will be a memorable Championships."

Paul Bush OBE, chief operating officer at EventScotland, the national events agency, said: "EventScotland has supported the Blair Castle Horse Trials annually since 2004 when it was funded through the Regional Events Programme. The event has grown considerably since then and progressed to our International Events Programme. Securing the 2011 FEI European Eventing Championships for young riders is testament to what a fantastic event the Blair Castle Horse Trials is. 2011 will be another great year for the Trials and for Scotland’s Young Riders and we look forward to providing our support once again."

For more information please contact Erika Hay at Blair Castle International Horse Trials Office 07970 052888 or email ehay@erhynd.co.uk