Orpington: Horsewoman Megan Lewis stops off on Beijing to London ride

PUBLISHED: 14:43 13 July 2012

Megan Lewis (right) set off from China in June last year

Megan Lewis (right) set off from China in June last year


Endurance rider Megan Lewis who set off from a horse trek from Beijing to London last June to make it here in time for the Olympics is due to visit Chelsfield Equestrian Centre in Church Road on Friday (20)- on the final leg of her 5,000 mile journey.

Centre owner Jan Blumire said: “We are very pleased she has chosen to come here. She is coming with four horses - two British riders and two Chinese riders. We will be sending two horses out to welcome her in and escort her out of the yard.”

The 62-year-old from Wales is raising money for children’s charity Challenge Aid.

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