Sport­ing thrills on the bill at coun­try fair

Kentish Express Ashford & District - - News -

Billed as the fasted grow­ing eques­trian ex­treme sport, horse­board­ing com­bines speed and agility in high-oc­tane arena spec­ta­cle.

And you can watch this fast­paced ac­tiv­ity at the Kent Game & Coun­try Fair this week­end.

The ex­cit­ing sport sees a rider on a horse tow a part­ner on a moun­tain board round a course of ob­sta­cles.

The horse rider must be in to­tal con­trol of their an­i­mal, in or­der to main­tain correct speed, po­si­tion and ac­cel­er­a­tion to keep the board rider sta­ble on his board.

The board rider must be able to con­stantly read and in­ter­pret the speed and po­si­tion of the horse in or­der to keep on their feet.

The show, at the Hole Park Es­tate in Rol­ven­den, runs from 10am to 6pm each day with tick­ets at adults £13, over 65s £12, chil­dren 15 and un­der £4 and un­der fives free. Or save money and book in ad­vance via http://goo.gl/Vph50v

Those vis­it­ing can also see Bri­tish Scurry and Tri­als Driv­ing, work­ing fer­rets, fal­conry, dog shows, al­pacas, cook­ery dis­plays and trade ex­hibitors.

Round 6 of the Na­tional Horse­board­ing Cham­pi­onships will be at Kent Game and Coun­try Fair at Hole Park Gar­dens

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