British Showjumping Team announced for CSIO5* Abu Dhabi Longines League of Nations

Wednesday 24 January 2024

British Showjumping Team announced for CSIO5* Abu Dhabi Longines League of Nations

Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO5*Longines League of Nations in Abu Dhabi, UAE the following team have been selected to represent Great Britain. The competition takes place between the 8th – 11th February 2024 at the Al Forsan International Sports Resort.

  • Skye Higgin, who is based in France, with the 11-year-old bay mare Djordania Du Tillard, owned by Bernadette Lejeune.
  • Joe Stockdale from Roade, Northampton, with either the 13-year-old bay mare Equine America Cacharel, jointly owned by Joy Cocklin and Laura Stockdale, or the 10-year-old chestnut stallion Ebanking, jointly owned by Barbara Hester and Laura Stockdale.
  • Donald Whitaker from Barnsley, South Yorkshire, with either the 13-year-old bay stallion Di Caprio, or the 11-year-old grey mare Millfield Colette, both jointly owned by Reitsportanlage Dagobertshausen GmbH & CO.KG and Donald Whitaker.
  • Jack Whitaker from Whatton, Nottinghamshire, with either the 15-year-old grey stallion Equine America Valmy De La Lande, owned by Michael Whitaker, or the 12-year-old bay mare Equine America Q Paravatti N, jointly owned by Michael Whitaker and Graham Gillespie.

The Grand Prix will take place on Friday, 9 February at 19:00 hrs local time (15:00 GMT) whilst the League of Nations competition takes place on Sunday, 11 February at 13:00 hrs local time (09:00 GMT). The Chef d’équipe 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

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 their saddlepads and rugs.

 

 
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