France & Us Announce Squads for Netherlands 160 km FEI European Championship 2023

US Selects Squad for 2023 FEI Endurance World Championship for Young Riders & Juniors in Castelsagrat, France

Maria Ponton, Jaume Dachs family 2021, Ermelo, Nehterlands

14 August 2023 – On Thursday, 7 September 2023, Ermelo, Netherlands, will host the 2023 FEI European Championship. Ermelo was the successful site of the the 2021 FEI Endurance European Championship and the Junior (YJ) Championship. This year, riders from all over Europe will again compete at Ermelo for the prestigious title of European Champion, continuing with CEI rides on 9 September.

Endurance GB squad for FEI European Championship 2023

Endurance GB has announced the five British horse and rider combinations for the FEI European Endurance Championships set to take place in in Ermelo, the Netherlands on 7 September this year.

Definite entries in alphabetical order by athlete surname:
James Dickinson (27), based in Billingshurst, West Sussex with his own Magdy (chestnut, Gelding, 13yrs)
Fiona Griffiths (63) based in Brecon, Powys with her own Balishla (grey, gelding, 17yrs, Ma Tiab x So Factual)
Rebecca Pinder (43) based in Sils, Girona, Spain with Amanda Kettlewell’s Oso Izaru (grey, gelding, 13yrs)
Nicola Thorne (52) based in Shipdham, Norfolk with her own L.I. Wallonia (grey, mare, 13yrs, L.I. Chawan x Pamir, Breeder: Fages des Iviers BEL)
Nicola also has her own Dayway Stream Bliss (bay, mare, 10yrs, Castlebar Gulfstream x Anthelios, Breeder: Marie Piriou FRA) as a reserve.
Carmine Villani (58) based in Littlehampton, West Sussex with his own Bayla D’Alluech (bay, mare, 12yrs, Nourkhan x Piruet, Breeder: Jean-Luc Sauvayre FRA)

Traveling reserve
Linda Cowperthwaite (50) and Evelyn Hulme and her own Krakatau (chestnut, gelding, 13yrs, Sisyrinchium x Psyches Spirit, Breeder: The Hon F B Guinness GBR)

France Announces Squad

À la suite du choix fait par le sélectionneur national Jean-Michel Grimal et l’équipe fédérale d’encadrement sportif, la Fédération Française d’Équitation communique la liste des couples qui représenteront la France aux championnats d’Europe Seniors d’endurance à Ermelo (NED).

Alphabetic order:
Virginie ATGER & RAYA DE JALIMA (propriété de Jean-Claude Guillaume)
Clémentine CHAUD & WINARUZ EL DJIN (propriété de Catherine Le Bihan)
Vincent GAUDRIOT & BUM BAYA D’AQUI (propriété de Bénédicte Soullier et Didier Marion)
Melody THEOLISSAT & KAIS DE JALIMA (propriété de Jean-Claude Guillaume)
Philippe TOMAS & BIWAKA DE CHALENDRAT (propriété de la SARL Tomas’Team Endurance)

Reserve/Remplaçant :
& YALLA DE JALIMA (propriété de Jean-Claude Guillaume)

2023 FEI Endurance World Championship for Young Riders & Juniors

US Equestrian is pleased to announce the athlete-and-horse combinations that will represent the United States at the 2023 FEI Endurance World Championship for Young Riders & Juniors, scheduled to take place September 2, 2023, at Castelsagrat, France. The team will be led by Chef d’Equipe Lisanne Dorion with support from Dr. Olivia Rudolphi as the team veterinarian.

Avery Betz-Conway (Kingsland, Ga.) and RAS Istanbul, a 2011 Arabian gelding owned by Estanar S. A.Alex Shampoe (Colorado Springs, Colo.) and Fine Cut Gold, a 2011 Arabian mare owned by Valerie Kanavy and Wendy MacCoubrey
Meghan Wert (Spring Mills, Pa.) and Gilted Gold, a 2015 Anglo-Arabian mare owned by Valerie Kanavy


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