Daily Express Purple Poppy launch coverage.
Our recent Purple Poppy launch featured in the Daily Express.
From the very start of the War Horse Memorial project the Daily Express has been a strong supporter of our cause and has highlighted our progress with a number of fantastic articles. Their latest piece, by Chris Roycroft-Davis, features coverage of our Purple Poppy launch held at the Royal Berkshire Polo Club on Saturday 28th July. During the event a million purple poppy petals were dropped by Team Yakovlevs Aero display team to signify the service and sacrifice of horses, mules and donkeys in WW1. Acclaimed International Soprano Christina Johnston who performed ‘A Million Tears’ which was specially composed for the project. All money raised will be donated to the Household Cavalry Foundation.
The Queen’s granddaughter Zara Tindall, British Equestrian and Olympian, is pictured showing her support for the campaign by proudly wearing the purple poppy emblem. The full online Daily Express article can be viewed here ...