British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Great Britain CSIO5*

Tuesday 10 July 2018

British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Great Britain CSIO5*

The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Great Britain CSIO5*. The competition takes place between the 26th – 29th July 2018 at the All England Jumping Course, Hickstead. This will be the fourth point scoring leg of the series for the British Team in Europe Division 1.

Scott Brash MBE from Peeblesshire, Scotland with Hello Shelby, a 9 year-old bay gelding owned by Lady Kirkham and Lady Harris

Amanda Derbyshire from Leyland, Lancashire with Luibanta BH, a 10 year-old bay mare owned by Gochman Sport Horse LLC

William Funnell from Dorking, Surrey with Billy Buckingham, a 10 year-old British bred chestnut gelding owned by Billy Stud

Holly Smith from Loughborough, Leicestershire with Hearts Destiny, a 9 year-old British bred bay gelding owned T J Hall Limited, Graham Smith and Holly

William Whitaker from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire with Utamaro d’Ecaussines, a 14 year-old bay stallion owned by Ludwig & Yasmine Criel

The Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ of Great Britain CSIO5* competition takes place on Sunday 29th July at 14:15 hrs local time and the Longines BHS King George V Gold Cup will be on Friday 27th July at 14:15 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.hickstead.co.uk. Full information in respect of the FEI Nations Cup series can be found by visiting www.fei.org. Sky Sports Action will once again be televising the action on Friday, Saturday and Sunday afternoon. FEI TV will also 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, Young Rider and Veteran teams.

NAF’s premium range of Five Star brands include Superflex, Superflex Senior, PROFEET, Optimum, Magic, Oestress and Respirator Boost with quality at the heart of everything they do. They are a UFAS (Universal Feed Assurance Scheme), GMP+ (International Feed Assurance Scheme) and BETA NOPS (Naturally Occuring Prohibited Substances) accredited company and this enables them to guarantee full traceability on all the natural ingredients they utilise in their formulations, which are also selected in compliance with the FEI guidelines for Clean Sport. For further information, visit www.naf-equine.eu/uk/index.jsp.

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.

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