British Dressage Confirms Team Riders for 2022 European Pony Championships

Sun, 07/31/2022 - 16:25
Great Britain
Ruby Hughes and Hilkens Showgirl :: Photo © Lukasz Kowalski

British Dressage confirmed the team line-up for the 2022  European Pony Championships, which takes place this coming week in Strzegom, Poland on 3 – 7 August 2022.

BD International Director, Judy Harvey commented; “Following the fantastic results at Hartpury for our FEI Junior and Young Rider European Championships teams I am delighted we have yet another team of strong contenders going to Poland. This is such a valuable opportunity for them all to gain vital knowledge and understanding of representing their country internationally."

The British pony team includes: 

  • Mette Dahl (16) from Haywards Heath, West Sussex with Fiona Bigwood’s George Clooney B.S (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). 
  • Lauren Geraghty (16) from Derby, Derbyshire with her own WS Jackson (chestnut gelding, 2011, Chiskin Jaguar x His Highness, AES). 
  • Ruby Hughes (14) from Southam, Warwickshire with Shirley Rixon’s Hilkens Showgirl (palomino mare, 2013, Dreidimensional x Champion De Luxe, WESTF). 

Non-travelling reserve 

Demi Howard-Cartwright (14) from Ascot, Berkshire with her own Fin C WE (chestnut gelding, 2003, Famos x Eiger III).  

Photo © Lukasz Kowalski

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