Di Lampard, the World Class Showjumping Performance Manager has today announced her squad of five that will be travelling to St. Gallen, Switzerland for the fourth leg of this year’s Europe Division One CSIO 5* Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup competitions.
Competition at the Longines CSIO Schweiz St. Gallen Show will commence on Thursday 4th June before drawing to a close on Sunday 7th June. The Nations Cup scheduled to take place on Friday 5th June at 15:00 hours local time and the Grand Prix will take place on the Sunday at 12.15pm local time.
The squad selected is as follows:
Joe Davison, from Uttoxeter, Staffordshire with Calimero Van’t Roth, a 13 year-old bay gelding owned by Richard Davison
UK Sport National Lottery funded World Class Development Programme rider Holly Gillott from Loughborough, Leicestershire with her own 10 year-old liver chestnut gelding Dougie Douglas.
Jessica Mendoza, another World Class Development Programme rider, from Chippenham, Wiltshire with the 14 year-old British bred brown mare Spirit T owned by Sarah Mendoza and John Roberts
World Class Development Programme rider Spencer Roe from Lincolnshire with the 12 year-old bay gelding Wonder Why owned by Sally Roe
Robert Whitaker, from Sidcup, Kent with 12 year-old bay gelding Catwalk IV owned by Mandy Hall
Further information on the show and for results once the show is underway can be found by visiting www.csio.ch. Full information in respect of the Furusiyya 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 visitwww.feitv.org. The programme will also be shown at a later date on Horse & Country TV. Please visit www.britishshowjumping.co.uk and click on ‘What’s on TV’ for broadcast times.
The British Showjumping Teams are supported by the UK Sport National Lottery funded World Class Programme.
The World Class Development Programme underpins World Class Performance and, together with the Equine Pathway, they comprise the Equestrian World Class Programme, incorporating the three Olympic sports of dressage, eventing, showjumping and the Paralympic sport of para-equestrian dressage. The Programme has been funded by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, through Exchequer and National Lottery funds, via UK Sport since 1998.