The final leg of the 2015 FEI Nations Cup Eventing series at Military Boekelo-Enschede (NED, 8-11th October 2015) is now underway.
The British Nations Cup Team manager Philip Surl has confirmed that the fourth team member is Team GBR regular, Nicola Wilson, riding Kiltealy Brief who is owned by Ramscove Ltd. Nicola was first out for the team this morning, scoring a strong 49.8 penalties.
Izzy Taylor has unfortunately had to withdraw her original team ride, KBIS Starburst, owned by KBIS, due to sustaining a minor knock in transit. She will now be riding Briarlands Birdsong, owned by Bridget Lyne, in the Nations Cup competition.
The team in drawn order is:
- Nicola Wilson (39 from Yorkshire) with Kiltealy Brief (11 year old bay gelding) owned by Ramscove Ltd.
- Izzy Taylor (age 32 from Oxfordshire) with Briarlands Birdsong (9 year old chestnut gelding), owned by Bridget Lyne.
- Emily Parker (age 25 from Selkirk, Scottish Borders) with Cindy Onslow’s Diamond Sundance (9 year old dark bay gelding).
- Dani Evans (age 23 from Bristol) with Luana Edge’s Smart Time (11 year old grey gelding).
Follow the results from Boekelo via their live leader board http://janssen.sportcg.net/2015/boekelo/leaderboard01.html
The Equestrian World Class Programme has been funded through Exchequer and National Lottery funds, via UK Sport since 1998; visit http://www.equestrianteamgbr.co.uk/ for more information.
Further information about the FEI Nations Cup Series and competition dates can be located online here http://www.fei.org/fei/events/fei-nations-cup-eventing/results-2015
The results from Boekelo will also be the decider of this year’s Fairfax Britannia League winnings. This league is for riders competing at GB 3* competitions as well as the Nations Cup who have not ridden under the British flag at Olympic, FEI European or World Equestrian Games. View the league and winnings here