The long list of horses and riders for the Young Rider squad who will represent Great Britain at the 2017 FEI Young Rider European Championships in Millstreet, Ireland, (19th – 23rd July 2017) have been announced.
The combinations, in alphabetical order, are as follows:
Lizzie Baugh, 19 from Nottinghamshire, and her own nine year old gelding Quarry Man
Tintin Belsham, 21 from Oxfordshire, on her own 11 year old gelding Riverside Vision
Katie Bleloch, 20 from Warwickshire, with her own 11 year old gelding Bulano
Felicity Collins, 19 from East Sussex, and Ms Vicky Collins, Mrs Avrina Milton’s eight year old gelding RSH Contend Or
Taggy Forester-Bennet, 20 from Devon, on her own 17 year old mare Bonza Moorabinda
Kristina Hall-Jackson, 20 from West Yorkshire, with her own nine year old gelding Slaney Cruise
Emily King, 21 from Devon, and Jane Del Missier’s 13 year old mare Walitze f Vejgard
Chelsea Pearce, 18 from Wiltshire, with her own 12 year old gelding Albert VI
Francesca Sargent, 19 from Warwickshire, on Mrs Maggie Sargent’s 10 year old gelding Nankin W
Libby Seed, 19 from Wiltshire, with Carolyn Bate’s 11 year old stallion Philanderer II
James Stocker, 19 from Wiltshire, and his own 10 year old gelding Rudy Valentino
Ella Woodhead, 21 Staffordshire, on her own 16 year old Westwood Mariner
From the long list six combinations will be selected to compete for Great Britain in Ireland later this year, but please note that this is a living list and horses and riders may be added or removed in the build up to squad selection later this year.
Funding and Support
British Eventing are grateful to the Horse Trials Support Group (HTSG) for their unerring support and fundraising efforts for the youth eventing teams.