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Legacy: Equestrian Sports

Volume 488: debated on Monday 2 March 2009

8. To ask the Minister for the Olympics what plans she has for a legacy for equestrian sports from the London 2012 Olympics. (259263)

The equestrian events at Greenwich will promote the sport to a new inner city audience, raising its profile both nationally and internationally.

The London Organising Committee also hope to relocate equipment from the competition around the UK.

Using the inspiration of the 2012 games the British Equestrian Federation launched the Hoof programme in December 2007, which aims to increase participation and awareness in equestrianism.