Showjumping team announced for Lisbon Nations Cup

30th Apr 2016

The British Showjumping team selected for the CSIO3* FEI Furusiyya Nations Cup show in Lisbon, Portugal which runs between 26 - 29 May 2016 are as follows:

Anna Edwards from Clevedon, Avon with her own 10 year-old bay gelding Blazer B

Laura Robinson from Northallerton, North Yorkshire with her father Geoffrey’s 12 year-old bay gelding Jonti.

Jake Saywell  from Newark, Nottinghamshire with the 10 year old bay stallion Braveheart V or the 9 year-old grey mare Havinia van de Roshoeve both of which are owned by Rachel Gascoine.

Tim Wilks with Quelbora Merze, a 12 year-old chestnut gelding owned by InShowjumpers.

The Nations Cup competition takes place Friday 27th May at 18:00 hrs local time and the Grand Prix on Sunday 29 May 2016 at 15:00 hr local time. The Chef d’Equipe accompanying the squad will be Tony Newbury.

Further information on the show, and full results once the show is underway, can be found by visiting  www.sociedadehipica.pt. 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.

British Showjumping would like to thank Cavalor, who are the title sponsors of their Senior Nations Cup Teams.  More information on Cavalor and their products dedicated to the nutritional needs of high performance horses can be found at www.cavalor.com/uk-en

The British Jumping teams are also supported by the Equestrian World Class Programme.

The programme, which encompasses both Podium and Podium Potential squads, focuses on identifying talent, developing potential and maximising medal winning performances on the world stage. The Programme has been funded by the National Lottery via UK Sport since 1998 and is a portfolio within the British Equestrian Federation.