Showjumping team for Rotterdam Nations Cup announced

20th Jun 2016

British Showjumping Release


The British Showjumping team selected for the CSIO 5* FEI Furusiyya Nations Cup show in Rotterdam, The Netherlands  which runs between 23 – 26 June 2016  are as follows:


Joe Clee, who is based in Belgium, with Ludwig Criel’s 12 year-old bay stallion Utamaro d’Ecaussines.

Ben Maher, from Bishops Stortford, with the 13 year-old stallion Tic Tac owned by Jane Forbes Clark.

Jess Mendoza, who is based in The Netherlands, with the British Bred 15 year-old brown mare Spirit T owned by her mother Sarah Mendoza.

Michael Whitaker from Whatton, Northants with Cassionato an 11 year-old grey stallion owned by Beverley Widdowson.  

Robert Whitaker from Sidcup, Kent with the 13 year-old brown gelding Catwalk IV owned by Mandy Hall and Clare Whitaker.


The Nations Cup competition takes place Friday 24th June 2016 at 15:00 hrs local time and the Grand Prix on Sunday 26th June 2016 at 14:30 hrs  local time.   The Chef d’Equipe accompanying the squad will be Di Lampard

Further information on the show, and full results once the show is underway, can be found by visiting .  Full information in respect of the Furusiyya 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 Cavalor, who are the title sponsors of their Senior Nations Cup Teams.  More information on Cavalor and their products dedicated to the nutritional needs of high performance horses can be found at

The British Jumping teams are also supported by the Equestrian World Class Programme. The programme, which encompasses both Podium and Podium Potential squads, focuses on identifying talent, developing potential and maximising medal winning performances on the world stage. The Programme has been funded by the National Lottery via UK Sport since 1998 and is a portfolio within the British Equestrian Federation.