Golly Galoshes Back Road Campaign for Mare Angel

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Golly Galoshes Back Road Campaign for Mare Angel

Golly Galoshes, the award-winning equine gaiter brand is backing a road campaign for road safety improvements supported by their sponsored rider eventer Victoria Bax.

Following the death of Laura Thorogood’s mare Angel on the Canewdon Road in Essex, the campaign #GoSlowForCanewdon is being supported by Victoria and other horse riders from the both the local and wider community to help raise awareness on road safety and call for a reduction in the speed limit along the Lark Hill Road in Canewdon (currently a national speed limit country road) and the main road in and out of the village.  This road services a bridleway which horse riders have no choice but to ride along to reach the entrance.

Golly Galoshes gave the campaigners their high visibility gaiters for a recent photo shoot to help raise awareness of their campaign and also highlight the importance of wearing high viz on the road.

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Talking about her involvement in the campaign eventer Victoria Bax said: “Laura’s accident happened at the end of my lane on the road where I and other riders hack out on pretty much a daily basis. I also knew Laura and Angel, so it really has hit home to me the danger of hacking out where I live.”

For further information on the campaign, you can check out their dedicated Facebook page: Canewdons Equestrian page.

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Author: Suzanne Ashton Founder, Everything Horse email: sashton@everythinghorseuk.co.uk

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