The British Equestrian Federation has announced the four athletes and horses who will make up the British Jumping team for the CSIO 3* FEI Furusiyya Nations Cup show in Drammen, Norway which runs between 5-8 May 2016. The team is as follows:
James Billington, who is based in The Netherlands with VDL Cartello 9 year-old grey stallion owned by the VDL Stud.
Kerry Brennan from Chesterfield, Derby with Wellington M a 12 year-old bay gelding owned by Liane Smith
Douglas Duffin from Dollar, Clackmanshire with Quidam B Z an 11 year-old bay stallion whom he jointly owns with Richard Jenkinson.
Joe Whitaker from Barnsley, South Yorkshire with Lola V an 11 year-old bay mare owned by Steven Whitaker.
The Nations Cup competition takes place Friday 6 May 2016 at 17:30 hrs local time and the Grand Prix on Sunday 8 May 2016 at 13:00 local time. The Chef d’Equipe accompanying the squad will be Di Lampard, the World Class Showjumping Performance Manager.
Further information on the show, and full results once the show is underway, can be found by visiting www.drammenspringtour.com .
Full information in respect of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup series can be found by visiting www.fei.org.
FEI TV will be showing live footage from the event. To access this please visit www.feitv.org.
British Showjumping would like to thank their consortium of Business Partners and Supporters who contribute to the Youth and Senior Nations Cup campaigns. The British Jumping teams are supported by the Equestrian World Class Programme.
The programme, which encompasses both Podium and Podium Potential squads, focuses on identifying talent, developing potential and maximising medal winning performances on the world stage. The Programme has been funded by the National Lottery via UK Sport since 1998 and is a portfolio within the British Equestrian Federation.