Become champion of Pippa's Scottish academy!

For immediate release

September 2007– Young horse lovers will be delighted to know that Pippa Funnell: Take the Reins is now available for a pocket money price! Sequel to the popular Pippa Funnell: The Stud Farm Inheritance, this latest title joins Focus Multimedia’s renowned range of Essential games, retailing at the suggested price of just£9.99.

In the game, players step into the jodhpurs of a 17-year-old riding student, who is selected to attend a prestigious Riding School. They’ll discover life at school with students that are just as enthusiastic about horse riding as they are.

An enthralling plot and the appearance of champion Pippa Funnell as a real 3D character mean fans will be chomping at the bit to get their hands on this exciting adventure!


• Organise your activities thanks to a new timetable interface

• 6 championships and 18 different courses to practice on

• Compete against up to 4 players in the cross country trials.

• Test yourself against other students in 6 competitions in Scotland, Morocco or the United States.

Craig Johnson, managing director of Focus Multimedia, commented:“Ubisoft has done a great job of building the Pippa Funnell brand into the UK’s best-selling series of horse games. I’m delighted to be offering this title at a new budget price that all young horse lovers can afford.”

Pippa Funnell: Take the Reins is available now for a suggested retail price of£9.99 including VAT, from all good retail outlets of PC software. This product is also available to purchase direct from

About Focus Multimedia

Focus Multimedia is the UK’s market-leading PC budget software publisher (Source: ChartTrack Annual Sales Report, 2006), publishing high quality, affordable titles for all the family. Focus’ titles are synonymous with quality, choice and value and have defined the standard for value software retailing below£10. With a complete range of over 400 titles, Focus delivers high quality entertainment for all age groups and interests.

About Ubisoft

Ubisoft is a leading producer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment products worldwide and has grown considerably through a strong and diversified line-up of products and partnerships. Ubisoft has offices in 23 countries and sales in more than 50 countries around the globe. It is committed to delivering high-quality, cutting-edge video game titles to consumers. Ubisoft generated sales of 680 million Euros for the 2006-07 fiscal year. To learn more, please visit

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