Strong Young Riders Base in 2012-2013 BEF Excel Talent Programme

Tue, 10/16/2012 - 10:35
British Dressage News

The British Equestrian Federation has published the list of riders which have been submitted to the BEF Excel Talent Programme on the 2011-2013 cycle.

The England Excel Talent Programme aims to produce a pool of up and coming talented riders across the England Regions who are not currently on the BEF's World Class Programme.

The Programme has been set up through funding from Sport England and is being co-ordinated by the BEF, in partnership with the three Olympic and one Paralympic disciplines of eventing, dressage, showjumping and para-equestrian dressage.

The Programme will provide selected riders with the opportunity to have access to top equestrian specialists including: coaches, physiotherapists, psychologists, vets and nutritionists via a series of rider performance camps.

The programme runs on a 2 year cycle and riders on board for the 2011-2013 cycle are:

  • Elizabeth Ward-Barnett
  • Melissa Beer
  • Emma Corbett
  • Sarah Fitton
  • Jessica Gale
  • Emily Harris
  • Alex Hardwick
  • Tess Harwood
  • Jessica Knapton
  • Zoe Sleigh
  • Casey Stickland
  • Charlotte Ward
  • Erin Williams

The Excel Talent Dressage Squad Discipline Coach is Hannah Moody.

Photo © Astrid Appels

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