Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Endurance Team Great Britain Announced for the FEI European Endurance Championships

Endurancegb.co.uk

5th August 2013
Holdsworth PR and Marketing report that Endurance GB has announced the team of horses and riders that will represent Great Britain at the FEI European Endurance Championships 2013

Link to Team Profiles

The riders in alphabetical order are:

· Beccy Broughton-Booker from Nottinghamshire riding Mr & Mrs T Broughton’s Tawmarsh Muharram
· Carrie-Ann Dark from Wiltshire riding her own Vavavoom
· Emma Finnie from Abu Dhabi Riding Al Wathba Stables’ Baraka Farid or Djella D’Enfer
· Annette Masterson from Staffordshire riding her own El Sabio or Millenium Chorus

Chairman of selectors, Di Latham said, on behalf of the selectors and management team, “This year’s team is a combination of new and experienced members. This is a perfect mix for the European Championships in preparation for the World Equestrian Games next year”.

Team Chef d’Equipe, Annabelle Scofield said, “It is very exciting to have new blood in the team. Each one of the members brings their own knowledge and experience. Emma has competed extensively in endurance and showjumping in Abu Dhabi, Carri-Ann comes to the senior team off the back of a Young Rider medal in 2012, Annette was a member of the 2012 World Endurance Championships team and Beccy is very experienced at senior level. We are expecting all the riders and crew to pull together really well”.

Chairman of EGB’s International Committee, Emma Miller, said, “This is a strong team of committed and hardworking riders. We are confident they will rise to the challenge in the Czech Republic”.

The FEI CEI 4* European Endurance Championships takes place 12 - 15 September, at Most in the North West of the Czech Republic; the riders will compete over a course of 160km in distance.

There will be a live twitter feed throughout the day of the Championships @enduranceGB, #Egbeuros. For further information about the sport of endurance riding visit www.endurancegb.co.uk.

For more information about the British equestrian team go to www.equestrianteamgbr.co.uk.