Weʼve raised £780 to help Harry compete at the World Equestrian Games in Tryon this Summer
- Warwick, UK
- Funded on Saturday, 29th December 2018
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Equestrian Vaulting is not an Olympic Sport and as such does not receive nor is it entitled to any Lottery Funding or Sport Funding associated with the Olympic sports.
There are no specialised training centres, no funding for equipment and no grants for travel and accommodation. The livery & blacksmith bills for the horses are met through monthly parental contributions.
Harry & his team of hopefuls train 3 times a week, with parents & team members driving in from locations up to 75miles away to meet up at a small livery yard in Warwickshire. An open barn, cold in winter and with limited lighting is where the team practice over and over their moves and techniques on Harry their competition horse. All this time and effort, sweat and tears are given to honing their skills in the hope of competing at this Summers Equestrian Games in the US.
The countdown to WEG2018 started over a year ago and so far supporters, fundraising and kind donations have helped Harry raise almost £9,000. There's only a few months left and Harry needs some extra help to get him on that plane.
Harry's vaulters are paying their own way and Harry is now asking for contributions to his fundraising pot.
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Aug 16, 2018
Good luck Julie and Team Harry wish it could be more love Sharon Martin Katie and Ben xx
May 6, 2018
Good luck Team GB
Apr 18, 2018
Fantastic display at Hartpury on Saturday night. Good luck!
Apr 9, 2018
Mar 24, 2018
From my work mates cake sales. We have taken on the calories so the squad don’t need to. Good luck all.
Mar 21, 2018
I was lucky and won this at cheltenham festival and felt you guys deserve it more than me. Good Luck for WEG
Mar 17, 2018
Good luck. I hope you get the necessary funding. If not use my donation for something helpful for your Vaulting team.RedsMoira
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