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Crowds have 'seriously good day out' at charity horse show at Trinity Park in Ipswich

PUBLISHED: 18:23 17 April 2017 | UPDATED: 18:23 17 April 2017

Ipswich Horse Society Show at Trinity Park on
 Bank Holiday Monday.
Picture:Sarah Lucy Brown

Ipswich Horse Society Show at Trinity Park on Bank Holiday Monday. Picture:Sarah Lucy Brown

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More than 150 competitors saddled up and took part in the Ipswich Horse Society's charity horse show at Trinity Park yesterday.

Ipswich Horse Society Show at Trinity Park on
 Bank Holiday Monday.
Phoebe List with Lola.
Picture:Sarah Lucy BrownIpswich Horse Society Show at Trinity Park on Bank Holiday Monday. Phoebe List with Lola. Picture:Sarah Lucy Brown

The event aimed to raise as much money as possible for the Bubblebee Charity, an independent pre-school in Sproughton for children with difficulties with movement and co-ordination.

Michael Bloomfield, the society’s chairman, said it had raised more than £100,000 for local charities since it launched more than 40 years ago.

Ipswich Horse Society Show at Trinity Park on
 Bank Holiday Monday.
Picture:Sarah Lucy BrownIpswich Horse Society Show at Trinity Park on Bank Holiday Monday. Picture:Sarah Lucy Brown

“We had a seriously good day out,” he said.

“It has been a very lucky day, we were very fortunate with the weather which has brought a lot of people out.

Ipswich Horse Society Show at Trinity Park on
 Bank Holiday Monday.
Tracey Ketting on Ruby.
Picture:Sarah Lucy BrownIpswich Horse Society Show at Trinity Park on Bank Holiday Monday. Tracey Ketting on Ruby. Picture:Sarah Lucy Brown

“We probably had around 160 competitors with lots and lots of people coming to watch.

“We had showjumping, veteran classes, dressage and actual horse showing.

Ipswich Horse Society Show at Trinity Park on
 Bank Holiday Monday.
Picture:Sarah Lucy BrownIpswich Horse Society Show at Trinity Park on Bank Holiday Monday. Picture:Sarah Lucy Brown

“I’m very pleased with how it went.

“It was a great day out for everyone.”

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