A minute’s silence for a friend

On Friday 15th July we will pay tribute to our friend Nicki Cooke, a talented and highly competent horsewoman who was due to compete at Bicton Arena this weekend but tragically died on Wednesday 13th July 2016.

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A minute’s silence for a friend

We are inviting members of Nicki’s equestrian family, to remember her life and her contribution to our sport by joining together in a 1 minute silence across the Showground at 11.00am.

Thank you from all at Bicton Arena.

to set out against the Scots, the King’s enemies and rebels

– Instructions given by Edward 1 to John de Clinton on 8th April 1298, prior to him leading the Royal army to victory at the Battle of Falkirk. As a direct result the Clinton Barony was formed on 22nd July 1299

…and the Lord Clinton was, by the whole Council, brought to the King’s presence, who after like thanks was given, was pleased that he should be made High Admiral of England and one of his Privy Council…

– Official record of appointment of 9th Baron Clinton as Lord High Admiral for life on 4th May 1550

But our power for good or evil in this world’s affairs in a countryside is enormous

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002

Do what you can to elevate your profession. It is an honourable one

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892