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23 May 2012

Don't forget - Capital funding opportunity in equestrianism!

First published: 22 April 2012

Need a new roof on your stables, specialist riding equipment or outdoor lighting for the menage?

Centres or Clubs looking to improve or upgrade their riding establishments to encourage more participation in equestrianism, can now apply for Capital Funding opportunities for investment in facilities or equipment (not horses) from the British Equestrian Federation, provided by Sport England. This is a £1/£1 match funding opportunity, for all equestrian schools or riding centres, groups and organisations throughout the country.

Bids submitted should be for no less than £1,000 and no more than £25,000 and Grants will be awarded to those projects that can clearly deliver increased participation for equestrianism and have a positive and sustainable impact in their local community. Projects requesting funding will need to be complete and claimed for no later than 31st March 2013.

Further information and the application form are available by clicking on the following link

To be considered, all applications for grants must be received by the BEF by 5pm on Thursday 31st May.

In addition to the BEF funding, Sport England has launched a £50million programme known as 'Inspired Facilities', part of the legacy programme bringing the magic of the Olympics and Paralympic Games into communities across the country. Further details available from 

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