Philip Kirby Racing

Racehorse Trainer based at Richmond, North Yorkshire

News Friday 8th June

Helen Hinton with Tekkibleu de l’Orme Who she is likely to be riding in the Macmillan Charity Race at York on the 16th of June 

Karen Thompson enjoying her riding out at the yard

It’s that time of year again…Both Helen and Karen have been coming in for months to be fit for the YORK Macmillan Cancer Charity race and to do the best job they can do while raising thousands for such a worthy cause.

We take our hat off to them and their journey has been incredible – they’ve come in driving snow, sleet or rain and now they are sweating in body protectors in the heat! Karen is likely to be riding our own Iconic Figure and we wish both girls the absolute best of luck for the big day at York and we can’t wait to see them in action there…

We thought you might like to help a little by donating to their just giving pages:

And here are some photos of their training so far plus their stories:

Helen with Ice Galley

Karen with Nemean Lion

Helen on her latest fitness test

Helen and Karen walking the course with their fellow riders

Helen’s story….

Karen’s story

Part 1

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