British combinations selected for Young Horse World Championships
 
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09 Oct 18

British combinations selected for Young Horse World Championships

Every year the best six and seven year old horses from across the world head to Lion d’Angers, France, for the FEI World Breeding Federation Eventing Championships for Young Horses. The British Eventing Senior Selectors have today 9th October 2018 announced the combinations who will be representing Great Britain in France from 18th to 21st October 2018.  

Great Britain have filled all places available for British riders, with three combinations in the six year old class and 12 in the seven year olds. In alphabetical order, the selected combinations are;

Six year olds

  • Millie Dumas and Ellie Guy’s Universal Cooley
    (Irish Sport Horse - VDL Arkansas - Dysart Lilly - Maltstriker)
  • Piggy French with Tom March’s Emerald Jonny
    (Irish Sports Horse - Waldo Van Dungen - Z Royalty Van De Heernis - Rubels)
  • Kitty King on Mr Alex Wakeley’s Cristal Fontaine
    (Selle Français - Chef Rouge - Nous Avons Gagne - Griot De Mara)


Seven year olds

  • Sarah Bullimore on her own and Mr Brett Bullimore’s British-bred Corouet (Balou du Rouet/Lilly Corinne/Lovis Corinth)
  • Rosalind Canter and Mr Christopher Makin Rehy Royal Diamond
    (Irish Sports Horse - Ars Vivendi - Pegasus Star - Diamond Lad)
  • Tyler Cassells on Karen and Graham Brooks’ British-bred J Adore Salsa (Je T'aime Flamenco/ Cha Cha Cha Z/ Corrado II)
  • Laura Collett and her own, Ms Margie Gibb and Miss Karen Bartlett’s Calmaro
    (German sports horse - Unkown)
  • Kristina Cook and Mr Neil Woodford and Mrs Madelaine Woodford’s Rebeliant
    (Pol - Carry Son - Ratafia - Lascadell)
  • Piggy French and Mrs Susie Wood, Mrs Susan Wrighton and Mr James Midgley’s Carnival March
    (Irish Sport Horse - Unknown)
  • Hayden Hankey with his own Youve Got The Lux
    (Irish Sports Horse - Lux Z - Valeska - Carrolls Flight)
  • Tom Jackson on Mrs Milly Simmie, Mrs Patricia Davenport and Mrs Sarah Webb’s Capels Hollow Drift
    (Irish sports Horse - Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan - Lucky Crest - Lucky Gift)
  • Toby Pigott with Emily Couldwell’s Lance A Little
    (Irish Sports Horse - Lancelot - Appachie 00 - Rame Z)
  • Paul Sims and Mrs Sharon Bayston’s G Star van de Klinkenberg
    (KWPN - Furst Romancier - Houston - Zarino)
  • Ms Isabelle Taylor and Charlie Sands’ Monkeying Around
    (Warmblood - Bertoli W - Donnee - Donnerhall)
  • Nicola Wilson on Mrs Deirdre Johnston and Mr James Lambert OBE and Mrs Jo Lambert’s JL Dublin
    (Warmblood - Diarado - Zarinna - Cantano)


A barometer for future equine superstars, Mondial du Lion is the showcase event for up and coming event horses with several former competitors going on to success at the very top levels of the sport.

More information on the Championships can be found HERE.