A petition signed by 4,500 people against the closure of a riding school in Warwickshire has been handed into council bosses.
The Nuneaton and North Warwickshire Equestrian Centre at Galley Common is claiming that the local council will not renew its lease.
The centre was first set up in 1979.
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