Tuesday, June 18, 2013
GREAT BRITAIN DRAWN 1st TO JUMP TOMORROW AT HICKSTEAD
Thursday 19 July 2012
Rob Hoekstra, World Class Performance Manager for Showjumping has announced his team for the 7th and UK Leg of the Nations Cup at Hickstead tomorrow, the 20th July.
Great Britain have been first to jump of the eight nations contesting the competition and the team along with their order of appearance will be:
William Funnell, from Dorking with Julie Slade’s 9 year-old British bred chestnut gelding Billy Angelo.
Hampshire based Peter Charles will partner Olga White and Team Murka’s 11 year-old chestnut stallion Murka’s Nevada VI.
Tina Fletcher from Faringdon, Oxon will be joining the squad with Lady Pauline Harris’ 13 year-old chestnut gelding Hello Sailor owned by Lady Pauline Harris.
John Whitaker from Huddersfield with his wife Clare’s British Bred 10 year-old bay stallion Argento.
The venues and dates for the series in 2012 are as follows:
La Baule 10-13th May (11th May Nations Cup)
Rome 24-27th May (25th May Nations Cup)
St Gallen 31st May – 3rd June (1st June Nations Cup)
Rotterdam 20-24th June (22nd June Nations Cup)
Aachen 3-8th July (5th July Nations Cup)
Falsterbo 12-15th July (13th July Nations Cup)
Hickstead 19-22d July (20th July Nations Cup)
Dublin 15-19th August (17th August Nations Cup)
For 2012 the eight nations contesting the series are Belgium, France, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, The Netherlands, Sweden, and Switzerland.
For further information on the CSIO5* show at Hickstead please visit www.hickstead.co.uk
The Nations Cup takes place on Friday 20th July and the Grand Prix on Sunday 22nd July .
FEI TV will be showing live footage from the event.
To access this please visit www.feitv.org The programme will also be shown at a later date on both Eurosport and Horse & Country TV. Please visit www.britishshowjumping.co.uk and click on ‘whats on tv’ for broadcast times.
The British Showjumping Teams are supported by Exchequer and National Lottery funding via UK Sport.