Team NAF Pony long list
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The British Dressage Pony Selectors Andrew Harris, Sue McMahon and David Trott have today released a long list of nine names (13 combinations) as their long list in contention for one of four places on the Team NAF squad for the upcoming Pony European Championships held on home soil at Bishop Burton in Humberside, 7 – 12 August.
Megan Barratt (16) from Banbury, Oxon riding Susan Barratt’s Valido’s Starlight (bay, gelding, 14.2hh, 14yrs, Valido x Capri Moon)
Lilah Gibbs (16) from Munich, Germany riding her own PAV Non Plus Ultra (black, gelding, 14.2hh, 10yrs, Noir de Lux x Nico the Champ)
Holly Kerslake (14) from Lifton, Devon riding her own Valhallas Zorro (black, stallion, 14.1hh, 9yrs, s. Valhallas Lord Matrafal)
Jessie Kirby (15) from Wallingford, Oxon riding her own Grayswood Orlando (chestnut, gelding, 14.2hh, 17yrs, Grayswood Magic Buccaneer x Admiral)
Isobel Lickley (13) from Albrighton, Staffordshire riding Rob and Nicola Lickley’s Valido’s Sunshine (bay, mare, 14.1hh, 15yrs, s. Valido) or Nicola Lickley’s Gigolo (chestnut, gelding, 14.1hh, 20yrs, s. Going East)
Annabella Pidgley (13) from Windsor, Berkshire riding Sarah Pidgely’s Farbenfroh (brown, gelding, 14.2hh, 15yrs, Farewell I x Rakt’s Rocky) or Sarah Pidgely’s Ine (chestnut, mare, 14.1hh, 11yrs, Constantin x Handryk) or Sarah Pidgely’s Cognac (palomino, mare, 14.1hh, 10yrs, s. FS Champertin)
Sophie Taylor (15) from Preston, Lancashire riding her own George Clooney B.S. (grey, gelding, 14.1hh, 7yrs, s. Caesar 171) or Samantha Brown’s Le Chiffre (chestnut, gelding, 14hh, 11yrs, s. Caesar 171)
Sophie Williams (15) from Denbigh, Denbighshire riding Kate Williams’ Ella (grey, mare, 14.2hh, 9yrs, s. Caesar 171)
Olivia Wrennall (15) from Burnham, Buckinghamshire riding her own Donna Schuflo (bay, mare, 14.2hh, 10yrs, Don Schufro x Florett AS)
Pony and rider combinations listed are those from which the teams are likely to be selected, but others may be considered for selection if they reach the requirements set out in the Selection Policy.
The Team NAF Pony short list will be announced following Hickstead Premier League during the week commencing 25 June. Final team selection will take place at a training camp, 30 June – 01 July, with the Team NAF Pony quartet plus reserves announced on Monday 2 July.