Thursday, April 28, 2016

Great Britain: Ambitious challenge for Alfie and his horse Poppy

Loughboroughecho.net - Full Article

28 APR 2016
BY ZOE HIGGINS

Alfie Wilton, who is seven-years-old, rides Poppy the pony with a number of local horse riding groups through the Sport Endurance organisation.


A YOUNG boy from East Leake with ADHD and autism has set himself the challenge of riding 100 miles on his beloved horse this year to raise money for charity.

Alfie Wilton, who is seven-years-old, rides Poppy the pony with a number of local horse riding groups through the Sport Endurance organisation.

The rides, which he takes while mum Debra and nan Jean walk alongside him, have a calming effect on Alfie and last year he won the East Midlands Junior Rider of the Year award at the Sport Endurance National Awards...

Read more here:
http://www.loughboroughecho.net/news/local-news/ambitious-challenge-alfie-horse-poppy-11245255