Short lists for FEI Dressage European Championships for Youth announced

  • Written By: British Dressage
  • Published: Mon, 17 Apr 2023 16:07

Following results and progress throughout the spring campaign, the British Dressage U21 Selectors are delighted to release their short lists of riders in contention for team selection for the FEI Youth European Championships 2023.

Short-listed combinations, in alphabetical order by athlete surname:

Sofia Games (14) from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire with Janet Oliver and Katie Oliver-Games’ Steendieks Cadillac (chestnut gelding, 2011, FS Chambertin, HOLST).

Ella Glennon (15) from Tavistock, Devon with Debbie Glennon’s Amden Supreme Golden Dancer (palomino gelding, 2016, Dating AT x Scampi, DRP).

Myles Graham (15) from Swindon, Wiltshire with Caron Roberts’ Dresscode Cocktail (dun gelding, Top Carlos Cassini, WESTF).

Abigail Gray (14) from Banchory, Aberdeenshire with her own George Clooney B.S (grey gelding, 2011, Caesar 171 x Santano, KWPN). 

Demi Howard-Cartwright (15) from Ascot, Berkshire with her own Fin C WE (chestnut gelding, 2003, Famos x Eiger III). 

Fleur Pocock (14) from Whitchurch, Shropshire with her own Brouwershaven’s Jasper (bay gelding, 2012, Valerio x Vita Nova’s Hanassie).

Isla Sully (14) from Glastonbury, Somerset with Cassandra Sully’s Reitland’s Don Totilas (dun gelding, 2007, Diamond x Nixen).

Isabella Caldwell (15) from Knutsford, Cheshire with Sarah Higgins’ Don Geniro (chestnut gelding, 2007, Don Kennedy x Giorgione, BHHS).

Mette Dahl (16) from Haywards Heath, West Sussex with Fiona Bigwood’s Cashmir (bay gelding, 2007, Sandro Hit, KWPN).

Myles Graham (15) from Swindon, Wiltshire with Caroline Bell’s Nibeley Union Hit (dark bay mare, 2007, Nibeley Union Jack x Sandro Hit, AES). 

Emma Howson (18) based in Albufeira, Portugal with her own Junky XL (black gelding, 2014, Ampere, KWPN).

Ruby Hughes (15) from Southam, Warwickshire with Nancy Scott's Bee Gee 8 (bay gelding, 2006, KWPN).

Sophia Marston (17) from Coventry, West Midlands with Kim Murray and Imogen Murray’s E-mail (bay gelding, 2009, Jazz, KWPN).

Isla Sully (14) from Glastonbury, Somerset with Cassandra Sully’s Vagabond de Massa (bay gelding, 2009, Rieto x Xaquiro, LUSIT).

Young Riders
India Durman-Mills (18) from Leicester, Leicestershire with Verity Saul’s Escade (bay gelding, 2009, Jazz, KWPN).

Maddy Frewin (20) from Malvern, Worcestershire with Mark Philpott's Blue Hors Dexter (black gelding, 2007, Don Schufro x Blue Hors Cavan, DWB).

Lilah Gibbs (21) from London with her own Dude III (black gelding, 2011, Dancier x Rubinstein, HANN).

Ruby Hughes (15) from Southam, Warwickshire with Kate Lister’s World Exclusive (chestnut gelding, 2006, World of Dreams x Rohdiamant, WBS).

Lily Laughton from Chippenham, Wiltshire with Alicia Laughton's Skovborgs Romadinov (chestnut gelding, 2006, DWB).

Jessica McConkey (20) from Watlington, Oxfordshire with her own Lady Gaga (bay mare, 2009, Quaterback x Solos Landwind, DWB) and her own Wilson Stensvang (dark bay gelding, 2010, Wilkens x Blue Hors Don Schufro, DWB).

Annabella Pidgley (18) from Windsor, Berkshire with Sarah Pidgley’s Espe (bay mare, 2014, Escolar x Dimaggio, WESTF).

Children on Horses
No combinations currently

FEI Dressage European Championships for Youth 2023 will take place as follows:

FEI Young Rider European Championships
Budapest region – Pilisjászfalu, Hungary, 11 – 16 July

FEI Junior and Children on Horses European Championships
Kronberg, Germany, 18 – 23 July

FEI Pony European Championships
Le Mans, France, 24 – 30 July

With short lists now released, teams and reserves are expected to be announced during the week commencing 12 June.

Photo © British Dressage | Camille Peters