TV pick: Back In The Saddle

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TV pick: Back In The Saddle
Keen rider: TV star Jennifer Saunders

Don’t miss the second part of Jennifer Saunders Back In the Saddle on ITV1 on Thursday 23 August at 9pm.

The camera follow the fortunes of "Ab Fab" comedy actress, who is a keen horseowner and rider, as she prepares to take part in the Grassroots Championships at Badminton.

As an ambassador for British Showjumping, Jennifer visits the Nations Cup showjumping at La Baule, France to find out more about what it takes to compete at top level and meets Nick Skelton and Peter Charles.

She also enjoys a dressage lesson from Olympic team gold medallist Laura Bechtolsheimer in preparation for her eventing debut.

However, when the Grassroots Championship is cancelled due to bad weather, she takes part in the Houghton International Horse Trials – tune in to find out how Jennifer gets on!