Friday 22nd of October 2021

Team NAF Announced for Linz CSIO4* FEI Nations Cup

The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the CSIO4* FEI Nations Cup in Linz, Austria. The competition takes place between the 4th – 7th May 2017 at the Linzer Pferdefestival. This will be the first point scoring leg of the series for the British Team.


Alison Barton from Bradford, Yorkshire with the 10 year-old chestnut mare Roma IV, owned by Gaye Hartley

Joe Clayton from Nottinghamshire with the 10 year-old bay gelding Con Man JX, owned by Sarah Billington

Robert Smith from Shrewley, Warwickshire with his own 12 year-old bay mare Bavi

Michael Whitaker from Whatton, Nottinghamshire with the 12 year-old grey stallion Cassionato, owned by Gary Widdowson, Beverley Widdowson and Hayley Robertson

Robert Whitaker from Sidcup, Kent with the 14 year-old brown gelding Catwalk IV, owned by Clare Whitaker and Mandy Hall

The Nations Cup competition takes place on Friday 5th May at 16:00 hrs local time and the Grand Prix will be on Sunday 7th May at 15:00 hrs local time. The Chef d’Equipe accompanying the team will be World Class Performance Manager for Showjumping, Di Lampard.

For further information on the show and full results once the show is underway, visit Full information in respect of the FEI Nations Cup series can be found by visiting

British Showjumping would like to thank NAF, title sponsors of the Senior Nations Cup Teams along with the Children, Junior and Young Rider teams.

NAF’s premium range of Five Star brands include Superflex, Superflex Senior, PROFEET, Optimum, Magic, Oestress and Respirator Boost with quality at the heart of everything they do. They are a UFAS (Universal Feed Assurance Scheme), GMP+ (International Feed Assurance Scheme) and BETA NOPS (Naturally Occuring Prohibited Substances) accredited company and this enables them to guarantee full traceability on all the natural ingredients they utilise in their formulations, which are also selected in compliance with the FEI guidelines for Clean Sport. For further information, visit .

The GBR showjumping teams are supported by the British Equestrian Federation’s World Class Programme, funded by UK Sport through the National Lottery. The Programme focuses on identifying talent, developing potential and maximising medal-winning performances on the world stage.

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