THIS year’s The Eventing Spring Carnival at Thoresby Park in Nottinghamshire will play host to a glittering black tie ball and dinner.

Held on the Saturday evening, April 2 in the Riding Hall at Thoresby Park, the Launch Ball is sponsored by Lycetts in aid of the British Eventing Support Trust


ballIt aims to help riders through difficult times, whether that be recovering from an eventing related accident or coping with mental health challenges.

The charity also seeks to promote, research, develop and implement initiatives which will help maintain the overall safety and welfare of our riders.

It has support from the highest levels in the eventing world, the three principles are Ian Stark, Madeleine Lloyd Webber and Mark Sartori.

The Lycetts sponsored ball will provide a unique event with exceptional catering and hospitality at Thoresby Riding Hall.

Lycetts has a long established relationship with the eventing world and BEDE who are the organisers of The Eventing Spring Carnival at Thoresby Hall on April 1 to 3.

The black tie event includes a three course meal, auction and DJ with tickets priced at £100 each with 15 tables of 10 set to dance the night away.

Said Anna Goodley of Lycetts Insurance Brokers: “We are delighted to be sponsoring the Launch Ball at The Eventing Spring Carnival to raise money for the British Eventing Support Trust.

“It is set to be a fantastic evening and we would encourage riders, owners, supporters and all those looking for a great evening to get their tickets booked to reserve their place.”

Added Jane Rudd of the British Eventing Support Trust: “Since the charity was launched in September last year at the Bicton Park 5* Horse Trials we have had some fantastic support offered.

“This is our first major fundraiser and we want to make sure it is a fantastic first evening celebration and a night to remember.”

To book a place or table email – RSVP by March 18.

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