The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup Jumping Final in Barcelona, Spain. The competition takes place between the 28th September – 1st October 2017 at the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona.
Scott Brash from Peeblesshire, Scotland with either Hello Forever, an 11 year-old chestnut gelding or Ursula XII, a 16 year-old British bred bay mare, both owned by Lady Pauline Harris and Lady Pauline Kirkham
Ben Maher from Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire with Quilata, a 13 year-old bay mare owned by Poden Farms
Michael Whitaker from Whatton, Nottinghamshire with Calisto Blue, a 10 year-old bay gelding owned by KDW Horses BVBA and T Lozenhof BVBA
William Whitaker from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire with Utamaro d’Ecaussines, a 13 year-old bay stallion owned by Ludwig Criel
Guy Williams who is based in Seine Maritime, France with Rouge de Ravel, a 12 year-old bay stallion owned by S.C.E.A. de Lillebec
The Nations Cup competition will start on Thursday 28th September at 14:30 hrs local time and the final competition takes place on Saturday 30th September at 21:00 hrs local time. The Longines Cup of the City of Barcelona Grand Prix will be on Sunday 1st October at 15:00 hrs local time. The Chef d’Equipe accompanying the team will be World Class Performance Manager for Showjumping, Di Lampard.
For further information on the show and full results once the show is underway, visit www.csiobarcelona.com. Full information in respect of the 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 NAF, title sponsors of the Senior Nations Cup Teams along with the Children, Junior and Young Rider teams.
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The GBR showjumping teams are supported by the British Equestrian Federation’s World Class Programme, funded by UK Sport through the National Lottery. The Programme focuses on identifying talent, developing potential and maximising medal-winning performances on the world stage.