Horsemart.co.uk - Full Article
Thursday 21 July 2011
Endurance squad announced for the FEI European Endurance Championships 2011
Endurance GB has today announced their selection of the squad of six horses and riders to represent Britain at the Senior European Endurance Championships in Florac, France (10th September 2011).
The selected squad comprises:
• Alice Beet riding her own recently acquired Adara Sauveterre
• Tricia Hirst riding her own and Philip Hirst’s Madjin des Pins
• Karen Jones riding her own Macadamia
• Catriona Moon riding her own Leila
• Christine Yeoman riding her own Richshakfy
• David Yeoman riding his own Haszar
The non-travelling reserves, in alphabetical order, are Rachel Atkinson (Vanash), Sally Hall (Barn Owl), Annie Joppe (Dilmun) and Nicky Sherry (Shimmering Blue Jasmine).
Annabelle Scofield, Chef d’Equipe for the Endurance squad commented on the selection: “We have a top class team of riders who all have competed successfully in international rides. Their horses have all proved that they are capable of the challenging terrain they will meet at Florac and the team will have every chance of delivering a very competitive performance. They have all worked really hard over a number of years as members of the British team squad, to produce well trained and very fit horses.”
At 24, Alice is the youngest member of the team, she commented on her selection; “I am really pleased. I know it is going to be mountainous but Adara is a small and compact horse and I know she is ideal for that type of terrain..."
Read more here:
Horse-canada.com - Full Article August 15, 2018 by: Pippa Cuckson The world’s top-ranked endurance horse Shaddad will be unavailable f...
August 12 2018 With roughly half the distance of the 10th annual 1000-km Mongol Derby distance completed for ongoing competitors, return...
FEI.org Stories - Full Article July 3 2018 In our latest Horse of the Month feature, we get to know more about this WEG Endurance lege...
Horse-canada.com - Full Article with video July 28 2018 An FEI Endurance Championship is again at the centre of controversy, with video ...