Extends Sponsorship at Horse of the Year Show
International risk management and human capital consultants, AON have
extended their involvement with show jumping in the UK by sponsoring
the Puissance at this year's Horse of the Year Show (NEC Arena 9th
- 13th October).
has been involved with the sport for a number of years, most notably
through their association with the BSJA in the last 4 years with
the national 6 Year Old show jumping championship which has been
designed to nurture young well-bred competition horses for the future.
The results of which are now beginning to show through - this year
the winner of the Grand Prix at Royal Windsor was the AON 6 Year
Old champion in 2000, Marius Claudius, ridden by Robert Smith.
has also been a keen supporter of the recently completed Golden
Jubilee Tour- by having the AON qualifiers at the shows and supporting
the BSJA with the television programmes shown on Sky Sports 2.
AON Puissance is the ultimate test of ability for the horse and
rider and we are delighted to become associated with such a prestigious
and famous competition" said Susannah Lawson, Sponsorship Manager
for AON Ltd. "We will also be looking to develop closer business
links with the BSJA and Grandstand Media Ltd the organisers of the
Horse of the Year Show" she added.
Mike Gill, a director of Grandstand Media commented, "We are
delighted that AON are increasing their involvement at Horse of
the Year Show with the sponsorship of the Puissance. This year's
move to the NEC Arena has created unprecedented public demand and
this sponsorship further demonstrates the ever increasing profile
and appeal of this prestigious event."