British Showjumping European Pony squad announced

17th Jul 2015

British Showjumping is pleased to announce the squad representing Great Britain at the forthcoming FEI Pony European Jumping Championships, which will be held during the 5 – 9th August in Malmo, Sweden.

Charlotte Ash, aged 16 from Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne & Wear with her mother Shirley’s 11 year-old bay gelding Aughnashammer

Scarlett Charles, aged 14 from Alton, Hampshire with her father Peter’s 18 year-old grey gelding Aroldo

Jessica Hewitt, aged 16 from Pontefract, West Yorkshire with Lynn Barker’s 11 year-old dark bay gelding Ammanvalley Santino

Jodie Hall McAteer, aged 15 from Borehamwood, Hertfordshire with Tixylix, a 17 year-old chestnut mare owned by Sarah Mendoza

Jack Whitaker, aged 13 from Whatton, Nottinghamshire with his father Michael’s 9 year-old chestnut mare with Zodianne van de Doevenbree

Competition starts on Thursday 6th August with Team medals being decided on Friday 7th August and Individual medals on Sunday 9th August.

The British Team will compete under the guidance of Youth Team Manager, Clare Whitaker and Pony Chef d’Equipe Matt Lanni.

The British Young Rider, Junior, Pony and Children on Horses European Championship 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.

The teams are further supported by Animo UK, Champion Hats and Next. 

For further information on the Championships and results once the competition is underway, please visit