Calgary FEI 5* Furusiyya Nations Cup GBR team announced

26th Aug 2015

British Showjumping release

Di Lampard, the World Class Showjumping Performance Manager has announced her team for the FEI 5* Furusiyya Nations Cup which takes place at Spruce Meadows, Calgary.

The Nations Cup is scheduled to take place on Saturday 12th September at 14:00 hours local time with the Grand Prix taking place on the final day of the show, Sunday 13th September at 12:00 noon local time.

The team selected is as follows:

Michael Whitaker from Whatton, Nottinghamshire with his own 13 year-old chestnut gelding Viking V

Robert Whitaker from Sidcup, Kent with his Clare Whitaker’s and Mandy Hall’s 12 year-old brown gelding Catwalk IV

William Whitaker from Huddersfield with Elisabeth Fredlund’s 12 year-old bay gelding Fandango

Guy Williams who is based in Seine Maritime, France with his own and Charlotte Baines’ 15 year-old chestnut gelding Titus II

Further information on the show and for results once the show is underway can be found by visiting www.sprucemeadows.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. The programme will also be shown at a later date on Horse & Country TV. Please visit www.britishshowjumping.co.uk and click on ‘What’s on TV’ for broadcast times.

The British Showjumping Teams are supported by the UK Sport National Lottery funded World Class Programme.

The World Class Development Programme underpins World Class Performance and, together with the Equine Pathway, they comprise the Equestrian World Class Programme, incorporating the three Olympic sports of dressage, eventing, showjumping and the Paralympic sport of para-equestrian dressage.  The Programme has been funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, through Exchequer and National Lottery funds, via UK Sport since 1998.