British Showjumping’s Team NAF Announced for Sopot CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup
Wednesday 31 May 2017
The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup in Sopot, Poland. The competition takes place between the 8th – 11th June 2017 at the Hipodrom Sopot. This will be the fifth point scoring leg of the series for the British Team.
Joe Clayton from Nottinghamshire with Con Man JX, a 10 year-old British bred bay gelding owned by Sarah Billington
John Whitaker from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire with either Cassinis Chaplin, a 9 year-old grey stallion owned by Claire Conlon and Clare Whitaker or Talisman de Mazure, a 10 year-old chestnut gelding 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
Tim Wilks from Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire with Quelbora Merze, a 13 year-old chestnut gelding owned by In Showjumpers
Guy Williams who is based in Seine Maritime, France with Rouge de Ravel, a 12 year-old bay stallion owned by S.C.E.A. de Lillebec
The Nations Cup competition takes place on Friday 9th June at 14:00 hrs local time and the Grand Prix will be on Sunday 11th June at 11.30 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 www.csio.sopot.pl. Full information in respect of the 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 visit www.feitv.org.
British Showjumping would like to thank NAF, title sponsors of the Senior Nations Cup Teams along with the Children, Junior and Young Rider 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.