Team GBR Squad for the La Baule Furusiyya FEI 5* Nations Cup Announced

Wednesday 29 April 2015

Team GBR Squad for the La Baule Furusiyya FEI 5* Nations Cup Announced

Di Lampard, the World Class Showjumping Performance Manager has announced her squad of five that will be travelling to La Baule, France for the second of this year’s Europe Division One CSIO 5* Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup competitions.

The Longines Jumping International de La Baule Show starts on Thursday 14th May and draws to a close on May 17th. The Nations Cup is scheduled to take place on Friday 15th May at 14:00 hours local time with the Grand Prix scheduled for 13:00 hours local time on Sunday 17th May. 

The squad selected is as follows:

Joe Clee, who is based in Belgium, with the 11 year-old bay stallion Utamaro d’Ecaussines which is owned by Ludwig Criel.

Michael Whitaker from Nottinghamshire and the 10 year-old grey stallion Cassionato owned by Beverley Widdowson.

Spencer Roe from Lincolnshire with his mother Sally’s 12 year old bay gelding Wonder Why.

William Whitaker from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire with Elisabeth Fredlund’s 12 year-old dark brown gelding Fandango III. 

Guy Williams based in Seine Maritime, France with his own and Charlotte Baines’ 15 year-old chestnut gelding Titus II.

Further information on the show and for results once the show is underway can be found by visiting www.labaule-cheval.com. 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 visit www.feitv.org. The programme will also be shown at a later date on Horse & Country TV (Sky 253) 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.

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