Olympic medallist, Pippa Funnell launches hacking trails

Written by Alton Post Gazette Wednesday, 21 February 2018 10:22
Pippa Funnell, on horseback, helps to launch the hacking trails. Pippa Funnell, on horseback, helps to launch the hacking trails.

Three-time Olympic medallist and Surrey Hills resident Pippa Funnell launched a series of new hacking trails in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty as part of its 60th birthday celebrations.

She said: "We are so lucky to live and work in the Surrey Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a wonderful asset and so close to London.

 "The hills are perfect for keeping our horses fit and the variety of terrain keeps them mentally alert, which is important on the eventing circuit. I feel proud to live in such a beautiful part of the country."

Two years ago the Surrey Hills Board established an equestrian working group to promote horse riding opportunities in the Surrey Hills, and also to educate every user on the importance of sharing the landscape with care... READ MORE


 

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