British Showjumping’s Team NAF Announced for Roeser CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup

7th Jun 2017

The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the CSIO3* FEI Nations Cup in Roeser, Luxembourg. The competition takes place between the 29th June – 2nd July 2017 at the Herschesfeld Roeser. This will be the sixth point scoring leg of the series for the British Team.


William Funnell from Dorking, Surrey with Billy Fanta, a 9 year-old British bred bay mare owned by Billy Stud

John Whitaker from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire with either Cassinis Chaplin, a 9 year-old grey stallion owned by Claire Conlon and Clare Whitaker or Ornellaia, a 12 year-old bay mare owned by Team Harmony

Michael Whitaker from Whatton, Nottinghamshire with JB’s Hot Stuff, an 11 year-old British bred bay mare owned by Jayne Bean

Robert Whitaker from Sidcup, Kent with Catwalk IV, 14 year-old brown gelding, owned by Clare Whitaker and Mandy Hall

William Whitaker from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire with Utamaro d’Ecaussines, a 13 year-old bay stallion owned by Ludwig Criel


The Nations Cup competition takes place on Friday 30th June at 14:30 hrs local time and the Grand Prix will be on Sunday 2nd July 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 Full information in respect of the FEI Nations Cup series can be found by visiting FEI TV will be showing live footage from the event. To access this please visit

British Showjumping would like to thank NAF, title sponsors of the Senior Nations Cup Teams along with the Children, Junior and Young Rider teams.

NAF’s premium range of Five Star brands include Superflex, Superflex Senior, PROFEET, Optimum, Magic, Oestress and Respirator Boost with quality at the heart of everything they do. They are a UFAS (Universal Feed Assurance Scheme), GMP+ (International Feed Assurance Scheme) and BETA NOPS (Naturally Occuring Prohibited Substances) accredited company and this enables them to guarantee full traceability on all the natural ingredients they utilise in their formulations, which are also selected in compliance with the FEI guidelines for Clean Sport. For further information, visit

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.