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Nations Cup logo 2018 06 Jun 18

Squad named for USA leg of the Eventing Nations Cup

On 6 - 8 July 2018 the FEI Eventing Nations Cup heads to The Plains in Virginia, USA, for the fourth leg of the 2018 series, and the British Eventing selectors are pleased to announce the team of four that have been selected to represent GB.

In alphabetical order, the selected combinations are:

Ben Hobday and his own and Jane Chambers’ eight year old gelding Shadow Man II, with Rachael Foster’s 11 year old gelding Ciletto H in direct reserve

Leslie Law on Tre' Book’s nine year old gelding Voltaire De Tre

Will Rawlin and Andrew and Miranda Rawlin’s ten year old gelding V.I.P Vinnie

Georgie Spence with her own and Mrs Suzanne Doggett’s Halltown Harley

The Plains will give Great Britain their third run in the Nations Cup this year, after kicking off on home soil at the Saracen Houghton International, a squad will head to Strzegom in Poland on 29th June – 1st July (team will be announced in the coming days) before the above combinations will make the journey over to America.

With two legs complete in the nine leg series, Sweden lead the way on 150 points with Britain in ninth place on 55 points.

2018 Calendar

20 - 22 April 2018 CICO3* Vairano (ITA)
25 - 27 May 2018 CICO3* Saracen Horse Feeds Houghton International (GBR)
29 June - 1 July 2018 CICO3* Strzegom (POL)
6 - 8 July 2018 CICO3* The Plains (USA)
11 - 15 August 2018 CICO3* Le Haras du Pin (FRA)
24 - 26 August 2018 CICO3* Millstreet (IRL)
21 - 23 September 2018 CICO3* Waregem (BEL)
11 - 14 October 2018 CCIO3* Boekelo (NED)

More details on the FEI Nations Cup series can be found HERE.

Could you represent GB?

The Senior Eventing Selection Committee, composing of Dan Hunt (Chairman of Selectors), Sarah Bullen, Jeanette Brakewell, Gill Watson and Nigel Taylor, would like to invite riders who meet the criteria below to apply for the British 2018 FEI Nations Cups squad; more information and how to apply can be found HERE.