Monday, June 13, 2016

Great Britain: Teenager to tackle 240-mile ride in memory of best friend

Horseandhound.co.uk - Full Article

Rachael Hook
06:55 - 12 June, 2016

A teenager will be tackling a 240-mile ride next month in memory of her best friend.

17-year-old Lucy Harley plans to ride from Princes Mead, Winchester, to Daymer Bay, Cornwall.

The Newbury A-level student decided to take on the challenge to raise funds for Allegra’s Ambition.

The charity was set up in memory of her friend, Allegra, who died suddenly in February last year, 16 days before her 16th birthday.

Allegra had a passion for sport and Allegra’s Ambition aims to help other young people enhance their lives through sport and outdoor activities.

Lucy and Allegra enjoyed hacking and hunting together.

“Allegra loved horses,” Lucy told H&H. “I wanted to do something special in her memory — we were at prep school in Winchester and Allegra loved going on holiday every year to Daymer Bay...

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