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Dodson & Horrell Showjumping Masterclass with Michael and Jack Whitaker

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Arena UK

Allington Ln

Grantham

NG32 2EF

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An exclusive evening with Dodson and Horrell Showjumping Brand Ambassadors Michael and Jack Whitaker

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Dodson & Horrell is excited to offer an exclusive evening with showjumping father and son Michael and Jack Whitaker to be held on Wednesday 16 January 2019 at Arena UK, Lincolnshire.

The Masterclass, compered by Spencer Sturmey, aims to inspire and educate the next generation of showjumpers and will give attendees the opportunity to meet Michael and Jack. The Masterclass will cover training and advice for all levels in two demonstrations followed by a Q&A.

The evening will not only appeal to competitive riders but to all those who have an interest and enjoy watching the sport.

Doors open at 6.00pm. Masterclass starts at 7.00pm

The masterclass will consist of two half an hour demonstrations with an interval in between, followed by a Q&A and meet and greet. Dodson & Horrell's expert nutritionists will also be attending to answer any of your equine feed questions.

A special Dodson & Horrell goody bag will be given to every attendee.

Michael Whitaker

Michael Whitaker, one of the founder members of the famous Whitaker showjumping dynasty, has competed since the age of seven making his international debut at just 16 years of age. Having won eight European Championship medals, Michael has competed in 23 FEI World Cup Finals and helped Britain win team gold at the 2013 Europeans with Viking. He also helped the team qualify for the Rio Olympics at the 2015 Europeans in Aachen, the team finished fourth to claim their Olympic spot. He is a regular on the British Nations Cup Team and has been to four Olympic Games, the first time being in 1984.

Jack Whitaker

Jack has already had a stellar start to his career on ponies having won two gold medals at the Pony FEI European Championships in 2015 and 2016 and a team silver at the Junior FEI European Championships in 2017. In September 2017, Jack was crowned Leading Rider of the CS2* Super Cup at Brussels Stephex Masters and earlier this year he took the Youth Olympic silver medal in Buenos Aires.

Spencer Sturmey

Spencer made his debut behind the microphone at Weston Park Horse Trials many years ago. Marking the start of his career in the control box, he now commentates for major shows and events all over the world, including Hartpury, Blenheim, Barbury, Burghley and Ocala in Florida to name a few.

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