August 9, 2012 ~Following a final performance trial at Wolverhampton racecourse on the 21st July, Endurance GB has announced the team of horses and riders that will represent Great Britain for the Longines FEI CEI 4* World Endurance Championships 2012.
The riders in alphabetical order are:
• Alice Beet from Surrey riding Adara Sauveterre
• Tricia Hirst from Mid Wales riding Madjin des Pins
• Nikki Malcolm from Somerset riding Khartoum With A K
• Annette Masterson from Staffordshire riding El Sabio
• Lesley-Ann Parker from Cambridgeshire riding Velvet Echo
• Christine Yeoman from Somerset riding LM Crazy Girl
• First Reserve – Catriona Moon from Somerset riding Leila
• Second Reserve – Beccy Broughton-Booker from Nottinghamshire riding Tawmarsh Muharram
• Third Reserve – Emma Finnie riding Sha Ali
• Forth Reserve horse – LM Greyson
The FEI endurance championship for seniors, 160kms will be held at Euston Park on August 25. Not part of the Olympic Games, endurance has championships every two years. The World Equestrian Games will be held in France in 2014 and includes the endurance venue.