British Showjumping release
Following on from their Team Bronze at their European Championships in Wiener Neustadt in Austria GB Junior riders added to their medal tally this afternoon with an Individual Silver and Bronze.
It was 16 year-old Harry Charles from Alton, Hampshire with his father Peter’s 10 year-old chestnut Gelding Vivaldi Du Dom that clinched Individual Silver. Sitting in 7th position after the 1st round of the Individuals he put in a phenomenal performance to climb up into the Silver medal position behind French rider Camille Conde Ferreira who took Gold in the final line up.
For 17 year-old Millie Allen,from Stockton-on-Tees, Cleveland it was a Bronze medal finish to make this the 10th medal that she has won for GB at a youth European Championships. Riding her father Peter’s 10 year-old bay stallion Balou Star, she had secured 3rd position after the first round, a position that she held right through to the end to take her place beside Harry on the podium for the medal giving ceremony.
The British Junior Team competes under the guidance of Youth Team Manager, Clare Whitaker and their Chef d’Equipe Alan Fazakerley.
The teams are supported by the UK Sport National Lottery funded World Class Programme. The teams are also kindly supported by official Equestrian Team GBR suppliers; Dodson and Horrell, Equi-Trek, Land Rover, NAF, NuuMed, Point Two Equine, Tagg Equestrian and Toggi.
They are also further supported by Animo UK, Champion Hats and Next.
For further information on the Championships and full results please visit www.lake-arena.at