The British Equestrian Federation has announced the team that will represent Great Britain at the 2022 European Pony Championships in Strzegom, Poland, on 3 - 7 August 2022.
British U21 Selectors selected the team "following a successful spring campaign, which highlighted the great depth of talent within the BD Youth International Pathway squad."
British pony team
- Mette Dahl (15) from Haywards Heath, West Sussex with Fiona Bigwood’s George Clooney BS (grey gelding, 2011, Caesar 171 x Santano, KWPN).
- Sofia Games (14) from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire with Katie Oliver-Games’ Next Black Magic (black gelding, 2008, Nabucco R x FS Pour l’Amour, WESTF).
- Myles Graham (15) from Swindon, Wiltshire with Caron Roberts’ Dresscode Cocktail (dun gelding, Top Carlos Cassini, WESTF). * Second preference
- Ruby Hughes (14) from Southam, Warwickshire with Shirley Rixon’s Hilkens Showgirl (palomino mare, 2013, Dreidimensional x Champion De Luxe, WESTF). * First preference
The first reserve is Lauren Geraghty (16) from Derby, Derbyshire with her own WS Jackson (chestnut gelding, 2011, Chiskin Jaguar x His Highness, AES).
The second reserve is Demi Howard-Cartwright (14) from Ascot, Berkshire with her own Fin C WE (chestnut gelding, 2003, Famos x Eiger III).
An individual rider has been picked to represent Team GB at the 2022 European Children Championships taking place at Pilisjászfalu in Hungary, on 24 – 28 August.
- Crystal Robinson-Long (14) from Westerham, Kent with her own Evita Ronia (dark bay mare, 2009, Westpoint x Oscar, KWPN).
Photo © Astrid Appels
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