Racesafe Junior Eventers Complete First Inspection at 2017 FEI European Championships

The six combinations on the British Racesafe Junior squad looked fantastic, and were all accepted, today at the First Horse Inspection (19th July) of the FEI Junior European Championships in Ireland. All attention now turns to the first dressage phase taking place over the next two days, the four team and two individual riders have been announced and are as follows in their order of running;

  1. Richard Coney, 18 from Lincolnshire, with his own nine year old gelding Kananaskis
  2. Phoebe Locke, 17 from Somerset, with her own and Miss Jamie-lee Day’s nine year old gelding Union Fortunus
  3. Imogen White, 18 from Warwickshire, with her own 13 year old gelding Emill
  4. Bubby Upton, 18 from Suffolk, with Mrs Rachel Upton’s eight year old gelding Eros DHI

Individual combinations:

1st Individual - Holly Needham, 17 from Worcestershire, riding her own 14 year old gelding Strike A Pose
2nd Individual - Sasha Hargreaves, 17 from Oxfordshire, and her own 14 year old gelding Playtime NZPH

Dressage starts at 8.30am and the start list and live results can be found online HERE.

The British Junior square are generously sponsored by Racesafe, who, not only support the 2017 Junior European Championship squad, but also the BE Junior Programme and the British National Junior CCIJ1* Championships, this year won by selected rider Sasha Hargreaves and Playtime NZPH.

Based just outside Market Harborough in Leicestershire, Racesafe are a leading UK manufacturer of body protectors and apparel, offering a product range synonymous with safety, comfort and style. As long term sponsors, the British Junior team are ensured the latest developments in protection and design. Find out more on their website HERE.

Find out more about Britain’s Young Riders previous achievements and BE’s Youth Programmes on www.britisheventing.com/youtheventing.

Article Source: British Eventing News


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