Updated short lists for FEI Dressage European Championships for Youth announced

  • Written By: British Dressage
  • Published: Mon, 12 Jun 2023 10:10 GMT

Following results at Wellington CDI, 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 2023.

British Junior team on podium

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) and Lauren Geraghty’s WS Jackson (chestnut gelding, 2011, Chiskin Jaguar x His Highness, AES).

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

Myles Graham (16) from Swindon, Wiltshire with Caron Roberts’ Dresscode Cocktail (dun gelding, Top Carlos Cassini, WESTF).

Abigail Gray (15) 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 Alex Hua Tian, Pip Higgins, Pam Dews and Sarah Higgins’ Don Geniro (chestnut gelding, 2007, Don Kennedy x Giorgione, BHHS).

Mette Dahl (16) from Haywards Heath, West Sussex with Fiona Bigwood’s Caporal de Massa (grey stallion, 2012, Rieto x Xaquiro, LUSIT).

Myles Graham (16) from Swindon, Wiltshire with Caroline Bell’s Nibeley Union Hit (dark bay mare, 2007, Nibeley Union Jack x Sandro Hit, AES). 

Ruby Hughes (15) from Southam, Warwickshire with Gareth and Rebecca Hughes and Julia Hornig’s Goldstrike L.E (chestnut gelding, 2011, Tango x Krack C, KWPN).

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

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

Sophie Wallace (16) from Stroud, Gloucestershire with Ursula Bechtolsheimer and Laura Tomlinson’s First Light (grey gelding, 2016, Fürstenball, OLDBG).

Young Riders
Claudia Davis (19) from Loughton, Essex with her own Fergus RT (black gelding, 2010, Uphill x Ferro, KWPN).

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

Jessica McConkey (21) 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

Teams and reserves are expected to be announced during the week commencing 12 June.

Photo © British Dressage | Camille Peters