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Living with cancer, Hannah Francis is leaving hoofprints of good deeds on many hearts Missed it?,Riders

  Muhammad Ali once said “Don’t count the days. Make the days count.” No one has emulated this quite like Hannah Francis. Diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of cancer called Osteosarcoma in May 2015 at just 17 years of age, Hannah had two choices-give in, or give it all you’ve got. Hannah has cancer in her pelvis, spine and lungs. It is terminal. Hannah is a talented and capable horsewoman with a passion for eventing, and the 2015 season started full of promise. Hannah was accepted onto a Rider Development Eventing Pathway camp, with the aim of upgrading…

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Social Media Files – What’s happening Saturday at Badminton? 2016 Badminton,Riders

  Connect with the Badminton action all weekend: [Website] [Schedule] [Times] [Results] [Cross-country highlight video] Michael Jung (GER) and La Biosthetique Sam FBW made Badminton look like a Novice course today and flew around clear, inside the time to hold his lead. Michael is one horse inspection and a show jumping round away from winning the Rolex Grand Slam. He will be the second rider in history to pull off this great feat, since Pippa Funnel (GBR) won it in 2003. It will be one of the most exciting show jumping days ever at Badminton. Check out the things happening…

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2015′s most fascinating Eventer – Ben Hobday Annual most fascinating Eventer,Missed it?,Riders

“You have a choice and only one life to make it happen. You cannot get back time. I am going to do what I want to do when I want to do it.” Ben Hobday, 2015’s most fascinating Eventer. Seven years before he was afflicted with the disease himself, his fight against cancer began when his yard manager Diane Lee was going through cancer treatments. She was losing her hair and she suggested to him to shave his head. Ben gladly did it to draw attention to the cause and raise money for cancer research. At the time, his mother…

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