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More than £1,000,000 prize money & participation support announced - Full Article
4th August 2019

HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum’s support announced for UK Endurance Festival with Prize money and participation support of more than one million pounds sterling.

Euston Park, Thetford, Suffolk, Great Britain. Sunday 4 August 2019. The UK Endurance Festival will be staged under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President, Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai.
Organisers of the Euston Park Endurance rides have announced that the investment in the UK Endurance Festival (15th- 19th August) of total prize money and participation support will be more than one million pounds sterling.

This year’s Festival includes the Meydan FEI Endurance European Championship which takes place on Saturday 17 August over 160km. This is followed on Sunday 18 by a CEIO2* (Nations Cup) as well as a CEI2*YJ, a CEI1* and a CEI1*YJ and then on Monday 19 there are nine national rides over a variety of distances. The Pony Club Endurance Championships will take place on Thursday 15 August. The Festival is staged across some of the best endurance tracks in Europe with the variety of terrains that this area of Suffolk and Norfolk offers.

Alongside the prize money, the financial packages offered for the International competitors competing in the following rides: CEI1* 80km, CEIYJ1* 80km, CEI2* 120km, CEIYJ2* 120km are:

- A contribution to ferry and travel costs of £500 per horse for all non UK based competitors in all classes providing they pass the Pre Ride Veterinary Inspection and start.
- A starting award of £500 per horse in all classes providing they complete the first loop and pass the Veterinary Inspection.
- A finishing award of £500 per horse in all classes providing they pass the final Veterinary Inspection....

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