The British Showjumping team selected for the CSIO 5* FEI Furusiyya Nations Cup at The Royal International Horse Show, Hickstead which runs between 28 – 31 July 2016 are as follows:
Scott Brash from Peebles with Hello Guv’nor an 11 year-old bay gelding owned by Lord & Lady Kirkham and Lord & Lady Harris
Ben Maher from Bishops Stortford with the British Bred 11 year-old chestnut mare Diva II which he jointly owns with Tatiana Korsakova.
Jess Mendoza, who is based in The Netherlands, with the British Bred 15 year-old brown mare Spirit T owned by Sarah Mendoza.
Tim Stockdale from Roade, Northants with Marjorie and Clark Glasgow’s 11 year-old bay mare Fleur de l’Aube
Michael Whitaker from Whatton, Northants with Viking V a 14 year-old chestnut gelding owned by Melissa Braybooke.
The Nations Cup competition takes place Friday 29th July at 14:15 hrs local time and the King George V Grand Prix on Sunday 30th July 2016 at 14:45 hrs local time. The Chef d’Equipe accompanying the squad will be Di Lampard.
Further information on the show, and full results once the show is underway, can be found by visiting www.hickstead.co.uk . 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 Cavalor, who are the title sponsors of their Senior Nations Cup Teams. More information on Cavalor and their products dedicated to the nutritional needs of high performance horses can be found at www.cavalor.com/uk-en.
The British Jumping teams are also 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.