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.

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

Handing over something more valuable than we have today,

– Estates ethos

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

– Robert Lipscomb, Steward 1865 – 1892

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

We are trustees for life of the countryside

– 22nd Baron Clinton, 2002