Italian Teams Selected for the 2021 European Children, Junior, Young Riders Championships

Wed, 06/16/2021 - 11:27
Alessia Volpini and Easy Deasy at the 2018 European Junior Riders Championships :: Photo © Astrid Appels

The Italian Equestrian Federation (FISE) has nominated the following riders to represent Italy at the 2021 European Championships for Children, Junior and Young Riders, which will take place in Oliva Nova, Spain from 5 to 11 July.

The majority of the Italian combinations are based in home country Italy, although two former team members are in Portugal (Melanie Bartz) and The Netherlands (Alice Campanella). Neither made it on the team this year.

The Italian youth team captain is Laura Conz.

Selected to represent Italy are:


  • Anna Barazzoni - Tango del Castegno 
  • Riccardo Spagni - Cesan

Junior Riders

  • Rachele Bancora - Exupery
  • Valetina Merli - Le Bom
  • Caterina Sangiorgi - Totally More RH
  • Alessia Volpini - Easy Deasy 

The reserve is Andrea Sangiorgi on Freestyler

Young Riders

  • Beatrice Arturi - Grandeur
  • Geneva Bianco - Dali Salvador
  • Maria Vittoria Duranti - Bionika di Fonte Abeti 
  • Martina Lippi - Rubin's Rockstar

No reserve has been named.

Photo © Astrid Appels

Related Link
Eurodressage Coverage of the 2021 European Children, Junior, Young Riders Championships