Eventing European long-list announced

30th Jun 2017

The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has today confirmed the athletes long-listed by the British Eventing senior selectors for this year’s European Championships in Strzegom, Poland (17-20 August 2017).

The athletes announced are (in alphabetical order);

Alexander Bragg with Sally Ellicot’s Zagreb

Rosalind Canter with Caroline Moore and her own Allstar B, and her own Zenshera

Sarah Cohen with Preci-Spark Ltd and Elizabeth Jones’s Treason

Laura Collett with Keith and Louise Scott, Nick and Lyn How and her own Mr Bass

Kristina (Tina) Cook with Elisabeth Murdoch and Keith Tyson’s Billy The Red, and Pip Wates, Ailsa Wates and Equine Aqua Training’s Calvino II

Pippa Funnell MBE with Filippo Friedenberg and her own Billy The Biz

Piggy French with Jayne McGivern’s Quarrycrest Echo, and Trevor Dickens’s Vanir Kamira

Tom McEwen with Jane Inns, Ali McEwen and his own Toledo de Kerser

Willa Newton with Joey Newton and Lady Sarah McCorquodale’s Caja 20

Gemma Tattersall with The Soul Syndicate’s Arctic Soul, and The Pebbles Syndicate’s Quicklook V

Isabelle (Izzy) Taylor with Dr Patricia Turner’s Trevidden

Oliver Townend with Karyn Shuter and Angela Hislop’s Ballaghmor Class, and Angela Hislop’s Cooley SRS

Nicola Wilson with James and Jo Lambert’s Bulana, and Gerry and Mary Kemp and Janine Shewan’s One Two Many

A total of 19 combinations have been long-listed; the combinations are required to maintain their current form to remain on the list ahead of the Championships. Performance Manager, Richard Waygood comments; “I’m very, very excited about this year’s championships; there is real quality and depth among the long-list and we are very much looking forward to the Championships in Strzegom.”

The squad of six will be announced at the end of July.