Sunday, July 23, 2017

Endurance GB Announces British Team for European Endurance Championships

July 23 2017

Endurance GB is delighted to announce the team of riders and horses who will represent Great Britain at the forthcoming European Endurance Championships to be held in Brussels in Belgium on the 17th of August:

• Rachael Atkinson with Tannasg Psyches Realm
• Caroline Cowley with HS Bellini
• Harry Ingram with Warrens Hill Chayze
• Annie Joppe with Fantom
• Nicola Thorne with LM Bolena
Reserve: Lorna Kidson with Sheer Bliss

Chef d’Equip, Liz Finney, commented, “Following a very positive training day held at Euston Park, courtesy of HPower, we have made the difficult decision as to which horses would be selected. We have a strong team of riders who all have international experience and we are looking forward to competing in the European championships in Brussels.”

The Brussels Equestrian Endurance Masters takes riders from the Bois de la Cambre park in central Brussels out towards the Sonian Forest, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The 5 loops of the 160km course can be found here. 

Each rider will have their own support crew who will assist them in vet gates and out on course, along with Endurance GB’s Senior Management Team, who consist of: 

Chef d’Equip - Liz Finney
Vet - Hannah Kelley  
Farrier - Kelvin Lymer 
Physio - Katie Dorman