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Scottish Borders horse society plans Jubilee ride and fund-raising day

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Riding in the Scottish Borders

Riding in the Scottish Borders

Horse riders are welcome to come to a Scottish Borders celebration in honour of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee by participating part in a ride organised by The British Horse Society.

The event will also raising funds to improve the lives of horses. BHS Scotland is hosting this unique opportunity for 60 riders to enjoy a fantastic day’s riding at Bowhill, near Selkirk, which is the home of the Duke and Duchess of Buccleuch and Queensberry, to help celebrate the Diamond Jubilee of HM The Queen, the Society’s patron.

BHS Scotland Chairman, Loraine Young, said: “This is going to be great day offering many rewards to those who take part. The routes are exquisite and offer rewarding riding and great views, there with be prizes galore with rosettes and goody bags to all finishers and, of course, the warm feeling for participants of raising money to support the BHS which does so much for Scotland’s horses.”

The event is set for June 10 and offers routes of either 14, seven or two miles long.  Each route will take in the splendour of Bowhill’s drive and the ancient and historic Minch Moor. The rides will pass close to the Cheese Well where an offering of cheese allows travellers to pass unmolested thanks to the protection of the fairies!

Bowhill House will be open for the day, and their adventure playground will be open too.  The house features walks and fishing to keep the rest of the family happy.

Each penny raised on June 4 will be used to support the work of the charity in Scotland as it pursues its access, safety, welfare and training aims to improve the lives of Scotland’s horses.

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