British Team for 2010 European Pony Championships Announced

Wed, 06/30/2010 - 10:40
2010 European Pony Championships

The British Dressage selectors announced the team that will represent Great Britain at the 2010 European Championships to be held at Bishop Burton College, Yorkshire, 27 July to 1 August 2010. 

The British pony dressage team includes:

  • Charlotte Fry - Andexer
    14, from Driffield, North Humberside, riding Mrs R Sherwin's Andexer, a 14.1hh 8 yr old bay stallion by Anjershof Rocky
  • Claire Gallimore - Gigolo
    16, from St Albans, Hertfordshire, riding Mrs J Gallimore's Gigolo, a 14.1hh 12 yr old chestnut gelding by Going East
  • Charlotte Gill - Ferrari
    16, from York, North Yorkshire, riding Mrs J Gill's Ferrari, a 14.2hh 12 year old chestnut gelding
  • Erin Williams - Danny Boy B
    12, from Barlow, Derbyshire, riding Mrs C William's Danny Boy B, a 14.2hh 13 yr old chestnut gelding by Flying Dream

The first reserve is Roxanne Shipley, 15, from York, North Yorkshire, riding Mrs A Shipley's Best Shakomo, a 14.2hh 13 year old bay gelding by Black Boy. The second reserve is Harriette Williams, 13, from Harlow, Essex, riding her own Fijal Figaro, a 14.2hh 14 year old brown gelding by Peveril Peter Piper.

Liz Mills will assist as Chef d’Equipe, Peter Storr as team trainer. There will be a team concentration weekend on 24/25 July at Kilbees Farm, Berkshire by kind permission of Mr & Mrs Pidgley.

The combined dressage, show jumping and eventing Pony European Championships take place at Bishop Burton College, East Yorkshire 28th July - 1st August 2010. Held in the UK for the first time in 13 years, the event will provide a rare opportunity to see some of the world’s most accomplished young riders in action. For more information please visit the official website.

Photo © Astrid Appels

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