Her Royal Highness Princess Anne meets EGSF supporters at Moredun

Her Royal Highness Princess Anne attended a special event at Moredun to which several supporters of the Equine Grass Sickness Fund were invited, in recognition of their valient efforts in supporting the work of EGSF.

Present were Sarah Houlden and Hazel England of Strathearn Eventing, whose annual grass sickness hunter trials near Perth in May are a popular fixture on the Scottish calendar.

Annie Horner-Glister and her son Jack very kindly made the journey up from Norfolk, where they organise an annual fun show jumping competition at Strumpshaw Hall, in memory of Bertie who was lost to grass sickness at a young age.

Grass sickness nurse Lisa Henderson and Luanne Hunt, the PhD student running the Horse Trust mycotoxins project also made the short journey along from the from the Royal (Dick) Vet to meet Her Royal Highness.

EGSF Administrator Kate Thomson said: “It was a great pleaseure to welcome some of our supporters to Moredun and we are very grateful to them for taking the trouble to attend, in some cases travelling a considerable distance. Above all we are very grateful for their valuable support in helping us fight this devastating disease and it meant a lot ot us to be able to say thank you in person.”