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Call for volunteers for 2008 Olympics
2 December 2006

The Worldwide Volunteer Recruitment programme for the 2008 Olympic and Paralympic equestrian events has now been launched and applications can be submitted online.

The Equestrian Events of the 2008 Olympics and Paralympics will be held in Hong Kong in August and September 2008 respectively, and a Test Event for these games will be held in August 2007. All of these events will require a large number of volunteers to perform a variety of roles.

More information is available via the BEF website: www.bef.co.uk

Will Connell, Performance Director, comments ?Having British volunteers in Hong Kong in 2008 along with an army of supporters will be a real boost for the British team and will help everyone perform to their maximum.?

Applications are to be made online, the link can be accessed via the BEF website (www.bef.co.uk) All volunteers are requested that when applying they should also inform their relevant disciplines (where appropriate) or the BEF of their application via the following email addresses:

British Eventing ? volunteers@britisheventing.com
British Dressage ? office@britishdressage.co.uk
British Show Jumping Association ? response@bsja.co.uk
British Equestrian Federation ? info@bef.co.uk