Wednesday, April 05, 2023

Great Britain: Farewell to world medal-winning rider and long-term chef d’equipe

Horseandhound.co.uk - Full Article

Becky Murray
4 April, 2023 14:03

Liz Finney, the international endurance rider, former chair of the British Endurance Riding Association (BERA) and long-time chef d’equipe of the British endurance team, died on 19 March from pancreatic cancer. She was 77.

Liz Finney (née Eatough) grew up in Burnley, Lancashire, and began riding at a very early age with her mother, who was equally passionate about horses. Liz later passed on her love of horses to her daughters, Caroline and Debbie, and supported them in all their Pony Club and riding club adventures.

After attending Bradford University to study pharmaceuticals, Liz began working at ICI (now AstraZeneca), in Alderley Edge, Cheshire, where she met her future husband, Peter. They were married for 54 years and he was by her side when she died.

Liz worked as a pharmacist for most of her life, but her true calling was in the world of endurance riding...

Read more here:
https://www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/farewell-to-world-medal-winning-rider-and-long-term-chef-dequipe-820805

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