Lincolnshire’s Leonie Aitkenhead has been selected for the British Showjumping’s Team NAF Young Rider European Championship Squad

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The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the Young Rider European Championship in Samorin, Slovakia. The competition takes place between the 8th – 13th August 2017 at the x-bionic® equestor sphere.

Leonie Aitkenhead, aged 19, from Gainsborough, Lincolnshire with Clane K, a 10 year-old bay mare owned by Beverley Aitkenhead

Millie Allen, aged 19, from Stockton-On-Tees, Cleveland with Balou Star, a 12 year-old bay stallion owned by Udo Oppermann

Amy Inglis, aged 20, from Haywards Heath, West Sussex with Wishes, a British bred 9 year-old chestnut mare owned by Claire Inglis

Emily Moffitt, aged 19, based between Great Britain and the USA, with Hilfiger van de Olmenhoeve, a 10 year-old bay gelding owned by Poden Farms

Jake Saywell, aged 20, from Newark, Nottinghamshire with Havinia van de Roshoeve, a 10 year-old grey mare owned by Rachel Gascoine

The Young Rider Team medals will be decided on Friday 11th August and they will compete for their Individual medals on Sunday 13th August. The Chef d’Equipe accompanying the team will be Tony Newbery.

For further information on the show and full results once the show is underway, visit www.xbionicsphere.com/en/equestor.

British Showjumping would like to thank NAF, title sponsors of the Senior Nations Cup Teams along with the Children, Junior and Young Rider teams.

NAF’s premium range of Five Star brands include Superflex, Superflex Senior, PROFEET, Optimum, Magic, Oestress and Respirator Boost with quality at the heart of everything they do. They are a UFAS (Universal Feed Assurance Scheme), GMP+ (International Feed Assurance Scheme) and BETA NOPS (Naturally Occuring Prohibited Substances) accredited company and this enables them to guarantee full traceability on all the natural ingredients they utilise in their formulations, which are also selected in compliance with the FEI guidelines for Clean Sport. For further information, visit www.naf-equine.eu/uk/index.jsp.

The GBR showjumping teams are supported by the British Equestrian Federation’s World Class Programme, funded by UK Sport through the National Lottery. The Programme focuses on identifying talent, developing potential and maximising medal-winning performances on the world stage.

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