Di Lampard, the World Class Showjumping Performance Manager has announced her squad of five that will be travelling to Lummen, Belgium for the first of this year’s European Division One CSIO 5* Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup competitions.
Competition will commence at the Lummen CSIO5* International Show on Thursday 30th April with the Nations Cup scheduled to take place on Friday 1st May at 16.00 hours local time. The Grand Prix will then take place on the last day of competition, which is Sunday 3rd May and the class will start at 14:00 hours local time.
The squad selected is as follows:
Robert Bevis from Wrexham, Clwyd with Kate Mustill’s 10 year-old grey mare Pebbles IV.
Joe Clee, who's based in Belgium, with either Diablesse de Muze, a 12 year-old chestnut mare or Vedat de Muze ET, a 10 year-old brown gelding. Both are owned by Ludwig Criel.
Holly Gillott, a World Class Development Programme rider from Loughborough, Leicestershire with her own 10 year-old liver chestnut gelding Dougie Douglas.
William Whitaker, another World Class Development Programme rider, from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire with Elisabeth Fredlund’s 12 year-old dark brown gelding Fandango III.
Guy Williams 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.jumpinglummen.be. 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.