The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain in showjumping under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the Young Rider European Championships in Fontainebleau, France. The competition takes place between the 8th – 15th July 2018 at the Stade Equestre du Grand Parquet.
Graham Babes, aged 20, from Kilmarnock, Ayrshire with his own 12 year-old bay gelding Boucheron
Harry Charles, aged 18 (turns 19 on 15th July), from Alton, Hampshire with Vivaldi Du Dom, a 13 year-old chestnut gelding owned by Peter Charles MBE
Will Fletcher, aged 19, from Faringdon, Oxfordshire with Persimmon, a 12 year-old British bred brown gelding owned by Graham Fletcher
Amy Inglis, aged 21, from Haywards Heath, West Sussex with Wishes, a 10 year-old British bred chestnut mare owned by Claire Inglis
Georgia Tame, aged 20, from Horsham, West Sussex with Cash Up, a 14 year-old bay gelding owned by Team Z7
The Young Rider Team medals will be decided on Friday 13th July and they will then jump for their Individual medals on Sunday 15th July. The Chef d’Equipe accompanying the squad will be Tony Newbery.
For further information on the show and full results once the show is underway, visit https://fontainebleau2018.com/
British Showjumping would like to thank NAF, title sponsors of the Senior Nations Cup Teams along with the Children, Junior, Young Rider and Veteran 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.