Definite entries confirmed for FEI Dressage World Championship
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British Dressage is delighted to confirm the four horse and rider combinations, plus reserves, that will form their list of definite entries ahead of the FEI Dressage World Championship, set to take place in Herning, Denmark, from 6–14 August this year.
Selected entries in alphabetical order by athlete surname:
Richard Davison (66) based in Uttoxeter, Staffordshire, with his own and Gwendolyn Sontheim’s Bubblingh (bay, gelding, 16.3hh, 16yrs, Lingh x Picandt, Breeder: Richard Davison GBR, Groom: Heidi Troniseck)
Charlotte Dujardin (37) based in Newent, Gloucestershire, with Carl Hester and Coral Ingham’s Imhotep (chestnut, gelding, 16.2hh, 9yrs, Everdale x Vivaldi, Breeder: T Huizing NED, Groom: Alan Davies)
Charlotte Fry (26) based in Den Hout, the Netherlands and originally from Scarborough, North Yorkshire, with Van Olst Horses’ Glamourdale (black stallion, 16.3hh, 11yrs, Lord Leatherdale x Negro, Breeder: J. Rodenburg NED, Groom: Richard Neale)
Charlotte has also been selected with a direct reserve ride, Van Olst Horses’ Everdale (black stallion, 17.2hh, 13yrs, Lord Leatherdale x Negro, Breeder: P Kluytmans NED)
Gareth Hughes (51) based in Southam, Warwickshire with Julia Hornig, Rebecca Hughes, Ruby Hughes and his own Classic Briolinca (bay, mare, 16.2hh, 16yrs, Trento B x Royal Dance, Breeder: Febr van der Steen NED, Groom: Steph Sharples)
Gareth has also been selected with a direct reserve ride, his own and Judy Firmston-Williams' Sintano Van Hof Olympia (bay, gelding, 16.3hh, 12yrs, Sandro Hit x Silvano, Breeder: Iris & Henk Poettgens NED)
Two reserve combinations have also been chosen, listed in order of preference:
- Laura Tomlinson (37) from Cirencester, Gloucestershire, with her own and Ursula Bechtolsheimer’s Fallatijn (chestnut, gelding, 17.1hh, 12yrs, Vivaldi x Cabochon, Breeder: J. G. Damen NED)
- Susan Pape (59) based in Hemmoor, Germany, with her own and Harmony Amateur Sports Foundation's Harmony’s Eclectisch (black stallion, 16.3hh, 13yrs, Zenon x Olivi, Breeder: Fam Andeweg NED)
Selection decisions are subject to the athlete and horse maintaining fitness and performance, and this list may be amended at any point up to 25 July 2022.
The funding that the British Equestrian World Class Programme receives from the National Lottery and UK Sport is pivotal in preparing our teams for senior championships and supporting them on the ground.
British Equestrian is also extremely grateful for the support enjoyed from their partners – Bates Saddles, Dodson & Horrell, Fairfax & Favor, Haygain, NAF and Toggi – and team suppliers – Horseware, Lotus Romeo, Marksway Horsehage and Point Two. British Equestrian, along with British Dressage, are indebted for the year-round support they provide to the World Class Programme and British teams, which helps to best prepare for senior championships.
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