10 days hunting without a saddle

| Fundraising, Hunting, Latest News

Brave fundraiser Jemima Taylor has decided to tackle 10 days hunting without a saddle to raise funds for the Air Ambulance and The James Wentworth Stanley Memorial Fund. She also shares her top 5 tips for hunting just in time for those of you planning to join a meet on Boxing Day. Jemima writes: In…

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Cheltenham countryside race day a big success!

| Fundraising, Latest News

The 27th Cheltenham Countryside Race Day on November 11th, in conjunction with the Countryside Alliance, was once again a great success. The day has become one of our most important events and is an iconic date in the rural calendar. It was extremely well attended and though the funds raised have not been finalised event…

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Aintree Countryside Raceday was a great family day out

| Fundraising, Hunting, Press Release, Uncategorised

Families, country sports enthusiasts and racing fans from across the country converged on Aintree racecourse on Sunday (23 October) for the Countryside Alliance Family Raceday. The fun started with a hard-fought charity race in aid of Countryside Alliance Foundation. Nine riders representing hunts raced over a mile and a half of the hallowed Aintree turf on horses loaned from…

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Charity race win for Grand National jockey Ryan Mania crowns highly successful Aintree Countryside Day

| Foundation, Fundraising, Hunting, Latest News

Grand National winning jockey Ryan Mania emerged victorious on his return to the saddle after two years’ retirement, to claim the ribbons in the Countryside Alliance charity race at Aintree on Sunday 23rd October. Ryan, 27, who is now master huntsman of the Berwickshire hunt, raced over a mile and a half of the hallowed…

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More than £200,000 raised for Countryside Alliance by London Wine Auction Dinner

| Events and Competitions, Foundation, Fundraising, Uncategorised

The Countryside Alliance held the 21st London Wine Auction Dinner on Tuesday 4 October in The Raphael Gallery at the Victoria and Albert Museum.   Billed as London’s largest dinner party; it did not disappoint. More than £200,000 was raised for the Countryside Alliance through an auction, sponsored by Roxtons Field Sports.    The dinner was chaired by…

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Grand National winner Ryan Mania joins Aintree charity race

| Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Fundraising, Hunting, Press Release

Ryan Mania (left, image by Kevin Owens), who won the 2013 Grand National aboard Auroras Encore, will return to the scene of his victory, Aintree, on 23 October to race in a charity event in aid of The Countryside Alliance Foundation. Sponsor him here Eight other fundraisers will attempt to beat the 27-year-old, who last raced in…

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Success for Alliance team in the RideLondon cycle rides

| Campaigns, Casting for Recovery UK & Ireland, Falconry for Schools, Fishing for Schools, Foundation, Fundraising, Press Release, Uncategorised

There was triumph for the Countryside Alliance Foundation (TCAF) team on Sunday, with all members successfully completing the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 and 46 mile courses. The team has now raised more than £5,500 for TCAF charities Fishing 4 Schools, Casting for Recovery and Falconry for Schools, with donations still coming in. Despite long delays and…

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Victoria Pendleton rides to victory at Countryside Alliance Newmarket race day

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Olympic cycling’s golden girl, Victoria Pendleton returned to the saddle today (23 June) to claim first place in the Countryside Alliance’s charity race at Newmarket.  Victoria, who raced to fifth place in the Foxhunters at Cheltenham earlier this year as part of Betfair’s Switching Saddles Challenge, had not been back on a racecourse until today…

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