FEI Young Rider European Championships – follow the competition live
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With the British horses settled and through the first horse inspection at Unikornis Lovarda in Budapest region - Pilisjászfalu, Hungary, it’s time to look ahead to this year’s FEI Dressage European Championships for Young Riders and wish our riders the very best of luck this week.
Five days of elite competition gets underway tomorrow at the Hungarian venue of Unikornis Lovarda where Europe’s leading Young Rider competitors will go head-to head for team and individual championship honours.
The Championships is set in motion tomorrow with part one of the Team medal competition from 08:30 local time (07:30 BST). Team competition continues into Thursday when the 2023 FEI Dressage Young Rider European Championship team honours will be decided.
The British team is made up of India Durman-Mills with Verity Saul’s Escade, Lily Laughton with Alicia Laughton’s Skovborgs Romadinov, Jessica McConkey with her own Lady Gaga and Annabella Pidgley with Sarah Pidgley’s Espe. Follow this link for details.
Friday sees the start of the Individual competition, which gets underway at 08:00 local time (07:00 BST) running throughout the day. The second half follows on Saturday, with another set of FEI medals due to be awarded immediately after the competition closes.
Coveted positions in the Sunday morning’s Freestyle finals will be open to the 18 best individually placed riders from the Individual competition, following a final horse inspection, and you needn’t miss a moment of the action as the entire championships is being brought live to subscribers by ClipMyHorse.TV.
FEI Dressage Young Rider European Championships
Budapest region - Pilisjászfalu, Hungary, 11 – 16 July 2023
|Tuesday 11 July||First Horse Inspection||11:45 (10:45 BST)|
|Wednesday 12 July||Team Test (Part 1)||08:30 (07:30 BST)|
|Thursday 13 July||Team Test (Part 2)||08:00 (07:00 BST)|
|Friday 14 July||Individual Test (Part 1)||08:00 (07:00 BST)|
|Saturday 15 July||Individual Test (Part 2)||08:00 (07:00 BST)|
|Saturday 15 July||Second Horse Inspection||16:30 (15:30 BST)|
|Sunday 16 July||Freestyle||08:00 (07:00 BST)|
British Dressage wishes India, Lily, Jessica and Annabella a successful European Championships. You can watch all five days of action over on ClipMyHorse.TV as well as keeping up with all the results and news on our social media channels. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.
Pictured, left to right, at the YR Pre-European Training Camp while Annabella Pidgley was competing in Aachen: Ruby Hughes (competing on the Junior team, though selected as a nominated entry for both Young Riders and Juniors), Jessica McConkey, Lily Laughton, India Durman-Mills, second reserve Claudia Davis and first reserve Lilah Gibbs.