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Equestrian star visiting this weekend

The Isle of Man Pony Club welcomes a very special and illustrious guest tomorrow (Saturday).

Equestrian star Mary King is coming to the Island for the annual ball and, before the main event, an afternoon tea.

Her career has spanned over a quarter of a century and she represented Great Britain at five Olympic Games, from 1992 to 2008.

Mary King picked up a silver medal in Athens and a bronze in Beijing.

Most recently, she won a gold, also in team eventing, at this year's World Championships in Kentucky.

The club's instructor Cheryl Bond says it's quite a coup to get someone of her stature over:

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