Friday 16th of November 2018
Eventing

Charles Owen Pony squad for 2018 European Championships

British Eventing has announced the six combinations selected to represent Great Britain on the Charles Owen Pony squad at this year’s FEI European Championships for Ponies.

Saffie Osborne on Lord and Lady Blyth’s Little Indian Feather at the 2017 FEI European Championships for Ponies © Helen Revington

The riders will head to the championships – which are this year hosted on home soil at Bishop Burton College, East Yorkshire – on 7th to 12th August.

The squad, in alphabetical order, are:

Connie Gill and her own 10 year old mare Movie Star II

Hattie Grace with Vincent Jones and Simon Grace’s nine year old gelding Noble Superman

Oliver Jackson with Joy Jackson’s 13 year old gelding Daydream Fourteen

Georgia King and Anya Kolleth’s 19 year old mare Drop the Subject

Saffie Osborne and Lord and Lady Blyth’s 13 year old mare Little Indian Feather

Daisy Proctor with her own 14 year old gelding Holiday Chase

Reserves:

Freya Partridge on her own 15 year old gelding Master Macky
Ellie Healy on her own eight year old gelding Midnight Dancer II
Ibble Watson and Erica Watson’s eight year old mare Bookhamlodge Pennylane

2017 individual silver medallist Saffie Osborne and Little Indian Feather return in this year’s squad along with Oliver Jackson and Connie Gill, whilst Georgia King, Daisy Proctor and Hattie Grace will all be making their European Championships debut at Bishop Burton next month.

Charles Owen not only generously support the BE Pony European Championship squad, but also the BE Pony Programme, Pony Trials and National Pony Championship. From their state-of-the-art factory in Wrexham, Charles Owen is the largest equestrian helmet manufacturer in the UK, celebrating over 100 years of business. A long-time sponsor of BE, Charles Owen are market leaders in equestrian safety headwear with over 30 helmets in their product range, catering to a large variety of the riding industry at every level.

They are hugeuly grateful to Musto, the official suppliers of the British team kit, and HIGH5 for their support of the youth teams.

More information on the Charles Owen Pony Programme can be found HERE.

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