British Showjumping’s Team NAF Children & Junior European Championship Squads Announced

22nd Jun 2018

The following squads have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the Children & Junior European Championships in Fontainebleau, France. The competition takes place between the 8th – 15th July 2018 at the Stade Equestre du Grand Parquet.


Children:

Atiya Bussey, aged 13, from Norwich, Norfolk with Chesterfield Z, a 12 year-old grey gelding owned by Louise Bussey

Iwan Carpenter, aged 14, from Holywell, Clwyd with Merllyns Chacco B, an 8 year-old bay gelding owned by Amanda Carpenter

Madison Heath, aged 13, from Nantwich, Cheshire with Burgana, a 12 year-old bay mare owned by Claire Beecroft

Megan Li, aged 14, from Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire with Eclips Van Erpekom, a 14 year-old black gelding owned by Alex Li

Isabel Saywell, aged 14, from Newark, Nottinghamshire with Upperclass II, a 17 year-old brown gelding owned by Elisabeth Whitaker


Junior:

Sienna Charles, aged 15, from Alton, Hampshire with Chaitanya 2, an 11 year-old grey mare owned by Peter Charles MBE

Oliver Fletcher, aged 15, from Faringdon, Oxfordshire with Hello Disckoboy D.N., a 10 year old grey gelding owned by Lady Kirkham and Lady Harris

Robert Murphy, aged 17, from Preston, Lancashire with Newbridges Chablis SW, an 11 year-old bay gelding owned by Stacey Webb

Jack Whitaker, aged 16, from Whatton, Nottinghamshire with Arlo De Blondel, an 8 year-old chestnut stallion owned by Michael Whitaker

James Winter, aged 18, from Chepstow, Gwent with Cosmo Boy, an 11 year-old chestnut gelding owned by Elizabeth Winter

The Children Team medals will be decided on Wednesday 11th July whilst the Junior Team medals will be decided on Friday 13th July. The Children will then compete for their Individual medals on Saturday 14th July whilst the Juniors will jump for their respective Individual medals on Sunday 15th July. The Chef d’Equipe’s accompanying the teams will be Tony Newbery and Clare Whitaker.

For further information on the show and full results once the show is underway, visit https://fontainebleau2018.com

British Showjumping would like to thank NAF, title sponsors of the Senior Nations Cup Teams along with the Children, Junior, Young Rider and Veteran teams.

NAF’s premium range of Five Star brands include Superflex, Superflex Senior, PROFEET, Optimum, Magic, Oestress and Respirator Boost with quality at the heart of everything they do. They are a UFAS (Universal Feed Assurance Scheme), GMP+ (International Feed Assurance Scheme) and BETA NOPS (Naturally Occuring Prohibited Substances) accredited company and this enables them to guarantee full traceability on all the natural ingredients they utilise in their formulations, which are also selected in compliance with the FEI guidelines for Clean Sport. For further information, visit www.naf-equine.eu/uk/index.jsp.

The GBR showjumping teams are supported by the British Equestrian Federation’s World Class Programme, funded by UK Sport through the National Lottery. The Programme focuses on identifying talent, developing potential and maximising medal-winning performances on the world stage.