British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for CSIO5* Abu Dhabi FEI Nations Cup

Thursday 13 January 2022

British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for CSIO5* Abu Dhabi FEI Nations Cup

Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO5* Nations Cup in Abu Dhabi, the following squad have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 19th and 23rd January 2022 at the Abu Dhabi Equestrian Club.

William Funnell from Dorking, Surrey with the 12 year-old chestnut gelding Equine America Billy Diamo or the 10 year-old Bay mare Equine America Billy Picador, both bred and owned by The Billy Stud.

Georgia Tame from Horsham, West Sussex with the 11 year-old bay stallion Z7 Ascot owned by Team Z7.

Donald Whitaker from Barnsley, South Yorkshire with the 11 year-old bay stallion Di Caprio owned by Reitsportanlage Dagobertshausen GmbH & CO.KG.

The Nations Cup competition takes place on Sunday 23rd January at 14:30 hrs local time and the Grand Prix will be on Friday 21st January at 15:00 hrs local time. The Chef d’Equipe for the team will be Di Lampard.

For further information on the show and full results once the show is underway, visit https://www.longinestiming.com/equestrian/2022/.

British Showjumping would like to thank NAF, title sponsors of the Senior Nations Cup Teams along with the Pony, 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. The teams are further supported by LeMieux, who supply the teams with saddlepads and rugs.

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