London, UK – 11th January 2005 – Ubisoft, one of the world’s largest computer games publishers, today announced it will be releasing Pippa Funnell: The Stud Farm Inheritance, a brand new adventure game on PC CD-ROM for horse riding fans across Britain. Pippa Funnell: The Stud Farm Inheritance will be in stores date March 2005.
Budding equestrians play as Estelle, who belongs to the Pippa Funnell horse riding team. Estelle has to find out how to make her team successful, through exploring her environment and talking to her team mates. By competing in cross country events and show jumping trials, she wins new horses and better equipment which in turn help to win more competitions!
Pippa Funnell: The Stud Farm Inheritance is a must-have game for anyone who has ever dreamed of becoming a world class horse rider!
Key Game Features:
Varied gameplay modes including competition, adventure, horse care, and horse knowledge
10 environments including the town/village of Appleton, the stud farm, inside the house, the competitions, the stables, and many more
14 different horses including Andalusian, Lipizzan, Hunter, Akhal-Teke, Palomino and Friesian
“Pippa Funnell: The Stud Farm Inheritance is a first for the UK gaming market. This is a game that can appeal to a wide range of people, even those who may not have played videogames before” said John Parkes, marketing director of Ubisoft, “We are incredibly lucky to be working with an icon of the equestrian world such as Pippa- the knowledge and credibility she brings to the game is invaluable.”
“It was good to be involved with something so different to what I usually do,” said Pippa Funnell. “It’s great to see something I enjoy doing immortalised in a videogame and hopefully it will enable lots more people to get interested in horse riding and eventing!”