U21 International Pathway: 2022 update

  • Written By: British Dressage
  • Published: Mon, 10 Jan 2022 14:30

Under 21 Performance Manager Caroline Bell and the selectors have released their plans for the forthcoming international championship teams campaigns for 2022 as our squad build towards their FEI Championships this summer.

The Selection Policies for internationals CDIs and the FEI Championships for Young Riders, Juniors, Children and Ponies are now live and outline the key dates where riders may be observed and their results will be taken into consideration for selection as well as when important announcements will be made.



The preliminary U21 International Pathway 2022 squad list has been announced following key shows at the end of 2021 and these combinations are those who have met the score criteria to compete internationally and, in the Selectors’ professional opinion, have clear form or the potential to be considered for team selection for the current competition season, or in their current age category for future Championships.

Children on Horses
Crystal Robinson-Long / Baldovino

Beatrice Butterworth / Carlsson
Mette Dahl / George Clooney BS
Sofia Games / Next Black Magic
Lauren Geraghty / WS Jackson
Myles Graham / Dresscode Cocktail
Demi Howard-Cartwright / Fin C We
Ruby Hughes / Hilkens Showgirl

Teghan Cantrell Bennett / Woodlander Donna Summer
Mette Dahl / Daytona Platinum
India Durman-Mills / Escade
Myles Graham / Nibeley Union Hit
Ruby Hughes / Extra Time
Isobel Lickley / MSJ Furstin Fugger
Annabella Pidgley / Sultan des Paluds FRH / Hilus MHB / Dibert L

Young Riders
Anna Dalrymple / Vagabond de Massa
Claudia Davis / Fergus RT
Maddy Frewin / Blue Hors Dexter
Chloe Hill / Headmore Delegate
Jess McConkey / Lady Gaga
Sophie Taylor / Jerrydale

Combinations listed will be expected to maintain form and fitness to remain part of the squad and other combinations may be added subject to Spring competition performances. The Selectors’ next review of the Squad list will be 20 March 2022.

The 2022 campaign starts with an un-mounted day for the squad at Onley Grounds in Warwickshire for a day themed “You – the elite athlete’. It will be the first chance for athletes to catch up with Caroline Bell on the 2022 selection policies, competition planning including COVID restrictions, CleanSport and rule changes.

Key dates for 2022

Date Item Squad Notes
22 January Onley Grounds, Warwickshire YR, J, C, P Pathway Squad Training
18 – 20 March CDIJY Keysoe, GBR YR, J, C, P Show/Selection Observation
25 March Long Lists announced YR, J, C, P  
19 – 20 April Long List camp @ Hartpury YR, J, C, P Training
28 April – 1 May CDIOJY/CDIJY Le Mans, FRA YR, J, C, P Show/Selection Observation
19 – 22 May CDIJY Compiègne, FRA YR, J, C, P Show/Selection Observation
27  - 29 May Somerford Park Premier League, GBR YR, J, C, P Show/Selection Observation - FEI Team test
9 – 12 June Wellington CDIJY, GBR YR, J, C, P Show/Selection Observation
14 – 19 June CDIOJY/CDIJY Hagen a T.W., GER YR, J, C, P Show/Selection Observation
17 June Short Lists announced YR, J, C, P  
20 June Euro Teams selection meeting YR, J, C, P  
21 June Riders informed of selection outcome YR, J, C, P  
24 June Teams announced YR, J, C, P  
2 – 3 July Pre-Euro camp @ Hartpury YR, J, C, P  
27 – 31 July European Championships, Hartpury, GBR YR & J Championships
3-7 August European Championships, Strzegom, POL P Championships
24 – 28 August European Championships, Pilijászfalu, HUN C Championships