Riders on the run: Hickstead’s #10forTim in memory of Tim Stockdale

By | April 28, 2019

forTim charity piece of work at Hickstead volition enhance coin for the Tim Stockdale Foundation Riders on the run: Hickstead’s #10forTim inwards retentiveness of Tim Stockdale

A charity piece of work to enhance coin for the Tim Stockdale Foundation is to receive got house on the Sabbatum nighttime of the Longines Royal International Horse Show at Hickstead inwards July.

#10forTim volition run into teams of upwardly to 10 people receive got business office inwards a relay piece of work on the perimeter route around the Longines International Arena on July 27. Each lap is one-half a mile long, as well as at that spot volition live on prizes for the squad that crosses the complete work inwards offset place. However, runners are welcome to sprint, piece of work or amble circular at their ain speed.

There volition too live on additional prizes for the squad that raises the close coin for the charity – each squad of 10 must guarantee to enhance a minimum of £2500 inwards amount inwards fellowship to receive got part.

Tim Stockdale was ane of the best-known faces inwards showjumping, having represented United Kingdom of Great Britain as well as Northern Ireland at the Olympic Games every bit good every bit existence a regular on entitle as well as Nations Cup teams. He had many non bad moments during his showjumping career, but ane of his proudest was winning the Longines BHS King George V Gold Cup at Hickstead inwards 2010, riding Fresh Direct Kalico Bay. Tim was a superb ambassador for his sport, non only every bit a passenger but too every bit a respected trainer as well as broadcaster.

forTim charity piece of work at Hickstead volition enhance coin for the Tim Stockdale Foundation Riders on the run: Hickstead’s #10forTim inwards retentiveness of Tim Stockdale
Tim Stockdale competing inwards the Longines BHS King George V Gold Cup inwards 2016. © Craig Payne

Sadly, Tim died terminal November aged 54, only a calendar month later existence diagnosed alongside tummy cancer. It was a huge loss to the showjumping world, but his remarkable legacy is living on through the Tim Stockdale Foundation, which was gear upwardly to assist back upwardly causes that were unopen to Tim’s heart.

The Bunn family, alongside the back upwardly of Tim’s married adult woman Laura as well as their sons Joe as well as Mark, are inviting every bit many people every bit possible to receive got business office inwards the race or to come upwardly along to cheer on the runners. Influenza A virus subtype H5N1 squad from the All England Jumping Course volition live on pitting their skills (or lack thereof) against well-known faces from the Equus caballus world, including Shane as well as Trevor Breen, William as well as Pippa Funnell, Philip Judge, as well as commentators Steven Wilde as well as Nick Brooks-Ward.

The Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup ever attracts many of the best riders inwards the world, as well as many are expected to pay tribute to their belatedly colleague past times taking business office inwards the race.

“And if you’re an equestrian fan who has dreamed of competing against – or fifty-fifty better, perchance beating – your favourite riders, as well as thus instantly is your chance,” said Hickstead Director Lizzie Bunn.

If y’all receive got a squad of 10 produce to run, as well as tin guarantee to pledge the £2500 charity donation, contact  Lizzie Bunn on [email protected] to apply.

To sponsor the Hickstead team, visit https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/teamhickstead.

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