Saturday 27th of November 2021

Charles Owen Pony European Eventing team selection

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British Eventing announce the British combinations that have been selected for the 2016 FEI Pony European Championships, which takes place in Vilhelmsborg, Denmark, from 17th – 21st August 2016.

The Charles Owen Pony European Championship squad that will represent GB at the championships are as follows, in alphabetical order;

Pandora Briselden, 15 from Wiltshire, on the eight year old Irish gelding, Bramblebrough Eoghan, owned by Mrs Penny Sharpe and Pandora
Eloise Carter, 15 from Suffolk, with her own 16 year old British gelding Alfie XI
Saffron Cresswell, 15 from Worcestershire, and her own 11 year old Irish gelding Cuffesgrange Little Ric
Molly Faulkner, 14 from Kent, with the 12 year old Irish gelding Sycamore Lad, owned by Mr John Thornton 
Anya Kolleth, 15 from Shropshire, with her own 17 year old Irish mare Drop the Subject
Connie Warde-Aldam, 15 from South Yorkshire, with Miss Eloise Carter’s 15 year old gelding Craig Mor Tom

Reserves, in alphabetical order;

Eloise Bartlett, 16 from Hampshire, with her own 16 year old Irish gelding Killacoran Blue
Lauren Booth, 15 from Gloucestershire, and her own 12 year old Irish gelding Holiday Chase
Niamh Warburton, 15 from Oxfordshire, on her own 8 year old Irish gelding Lydican Star

Gary Parsonage, Chairman of the British Pony Team Selectors commented: 

“We are really looking forward to building on last year’s medal tally and will be working closely with this keen and talented Squad to bring together a Team of six combinations capable of peak performance at the right time and place – 17th and 21st of August in Denmark, which will hopefully be good enough to win medals again.”

Funding and Support

The British Pony programme and squad are generously supported by title sponsors Charles Owen.

The British Young Rider, Junior, Pony European Championship teams are supported by the British Equestrian Federation’s UK Sport National Lottery funded World Class Programme.

British Eventing are also grateful to HTSG for their unerring support and fundraising efforts for the youth Eventing teams.

The teams are also kindly supported by official Equestrian Team GBR suppliers; Dodson and Horrell, Equi-Trek, Land Rover, NAF, NuuMed, Point Two Equine, Tagg Equestrian and Toggi.

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