to sponsor JumpCross
physiotherapy expert, Equissage is to sponsor the thrilling new
team sport of JumpCross.
sponsorship is an exciting move for Equissage, part of Niagara Healthcare
plc, as the equine division increases its presence in the world
of equine sports.
JumpCross combines the thrill of cross country with the technicality
of showjumping and is currently held at Grange Farm Equestrian Centre
in Peterborough, Brechin Castle in Scotland, Strathearn Eventing
Centre, Crief and Plumpton College, East Sussex.
compete in pairs over a 2km course which includes up to 25 knock-down
obstacles. Classes are held for seniors and juniors with jumps ranging
from 2ft 9ins to 3ft 9ins. There is also a mini class open to seven
to 11-year-old riders.
riders and teams collect points over the season giving them a league
ranking. Section leaders will be presented with their prizes at
the Championships which, this year, will be in October at Peterborough.
can enter JumpCross events but riders need to register for either
an annual or day licence to take part.
are delighted to have Equissage on board supporting this great new
sport," said Robin Dunlop of JumpCross.
Smith-Bingham of Equissage added: "It is great to have the
opportunity to support young riders who are taking part in this
exciting new team event. We wish all the teams a successful 2003
Equissage pad gives a deep cycloidal massage to the whole horse
and due to the unique action of the therapy, the pad actively improves
circulation, eases and tones muscles, and promotes lymphatic drainage.
information on Equissage please telephone 0800 0721180 and for further
information on JumpCross contact 01780 782459 or visit www.jumpcross.com