Short lists for FEI European Championships for Youth announced

  • Written By: British Dressage
  • Published: Wed, 15 May 2024 10:30

Following results and progress throughout this year’s campaign, the British Dressage U21 Selectors are delighted to release their updated short lists of riders in contention for team selection for the FEI Youth European Championships 2024.

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


Daisy Bullman from Ely, Cambridgeshire with her own and Eleanor Darling and Andrew Constable’s Godrics Dionysus (bay stallion, 2016, Danger 36 x Donnerwetter).

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

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

Madi Haerr from Conwy, North Wales with her ownand Hetty Sclater's Machno Excalibur (dark bay gelding, 2012, Rossgold Sunstar x Llansantffraed Seracen).

Violet Hawkins from Brackley, Northamptonshire with Jayne Turney’s Cruz (chestnut gelding, 2009, Caesar 171).

Evie Head from Whitchurch, Shropshire with Lauren Geraghty's WS Jackson (chestnut gelding, 2011, Chiskin Jaguar, AES). 

Darcey Blaze Marcus from Godalming, Surrey with Hiedi Marcus’s Tackmann’s Dark Deluxe (dun gelding, 2015, D-Day AT x Dornik B) and Heidi Marcus's Ella (grey mare, 2009, Caesar 171).


Mette Dahl from Haywards Heath, West Sussex with Fiona Bigwood’s Fidelio Van Het Bloemenhof (chestnut gelding, 2009, Fidertanz x Jazz, BWP). 

Sofia Games from Cheltenham, Gloucestershire with Leslie Forlee’s Boccelli 6 (liver chestnut gelding, 2007, Belissimo M x Riccione, WESTF).

Myles Graham from Swindon, Wiltshire with Caroline Bell’s Nibeley Union Hit (dark bay mare, 2007, Nibeley Union Jack x Sandro Hit, AES) and Josephine Eley's Nibeley Black Pearl (black mare, 2012, Nibeley Union Jack x Conto, AES).

Demi Howard-Cartwright from Ascot, Berkshire with Lorna Wilson's Newton Astro Nascente (chestnut gelding, 2016, Apache x Don Schufro, OLDBG).

Ruby Hughes from Southam, Warwickshire with with her own, Gareth and Rebecca Hughes and Julia Hornig’s Classic Goldstrike (chestnut gelding, 2011, Tango x Krack C, KWPN) and Carl Hester's Brioso (chestnut mare, 2010, Benetton Dream x Dimaggio).

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

Sophie Wallace from Stroud, Gloucestershire with her own First Light (grey gelding, 2016, Fürstenball, OLDBG).

Young Riders

Claudia Davis from Loughton, Essex with her own Fergus RT (black gelding, 2010, Uphill, KWPN).

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

Oliver Gould from Pulborough, West Sussex with Amanda Towle’s Virtue (chestnut gelding, 2012, Vitalis, WESTF).

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

Lily Laughton based in Brakel, the Netherlands and from Chippenham, Wiltshire with Alicia Laughton’s Hulana T (bay mare, 2012, Ampere x Florencio, KWPN).

Isobel Lickley from Albrighton, Staffordshire with Rob and Nicola Lickley’s Katniss (liver chestnut mare, 2015, Galaxie x Charmeur, KWPN) and Rob Lickley’s Nymphenburg's First Ampere (bay stallion, 2011, Ampere x Weltruhm, HANN).

Hermione Tottman from St Albans, Hertfordshire with Niki Tottman’s Exquisite (bay gelding, 2008, Lord Loxley, KWPN).

Children on Horses 

Ella-Grace Dovey from Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire with David Pincus' Sheepcote Jackson (chestnut gelding, 2013, Johnson x Don Primero).

Evie Head from Whitchurch, Shropshire with Rob and Nicola Lickley’s Gracia (black mare, 2011, Negro x Don Gregory, KWPN).

Teams and reserves are expected to be announced by Friday 21 June.