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Generous Wedding Gift to Help Horses in Need

John and Dilla Patrick, of the Argyll Riding Centre, have very generously donated £480, collected in lieu of wedding presents and at Dilla's hen night, to the ILPH (International League for the Protection of Horses).

Dilla, who has been involved in horses all her life competing in showing, show jumpingand eventing, rode her horse out to the ceremony on the tiny island of Eilean Dubh on Loch Fyne, Inverary at low tide on 11 May.

Says John, a life member of the ILPH, who fulfilled his lifelong ambition in February last year by taking over the Argyll Riding Centre, "We would like to thank the guests
for their contributions and their support for the charity."

ILPH Field Officer Jim Maxwell (centre) receives a cheque from John and Dilla Patrick while Spirit the horse looks on.

It was at the Riding Centre last Thursday, 13 June, that they presented a cheque for the sum of £480 to Jim Maxwell, ILPH Field Officer for North Scotland and the

Jim commented, "We are very grateful to Dilla and John for their generosity in making this donation to the ILPH which will go towards our work helping horses and ponies worldwide."


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