Following on from the recent European Championships for Ponies, Young Riders and Seniors, this week celebrates the best of Junior riders aged between 14 and 18* at the 2011 FEI Junior European Eventing Championships in Vale Sabroso (Portugal, 7-11 September).
British Junior Champions of the past include house-hold Eventing names such as Lucinda Green, Karen Straker, Tina Cook, William Fox-Pitt, Pippa Funnell, Emily Llewellyn and Laura Collett.
This year’s Racesafe sponsored British Junior squad are named below;
David Doel (18 years old)
Emily King (15)
Tom Jackson (18)
Waltham Fiddlers Find
Zoe Brenan (18)
Lottie Kennedy (18)
Little Miss Sunshine
Bethany Stephenson (18)
A team of four riders will be selected from the above list following the initial veterinary inspection on Wednesday. The remaining two riders will compete as British individuals whose results to not affect the overall British team result.
More info on our Junior teams plus a downloadable booklet and the full history of British achievements at this level can be found on the Junior section on www.britisheventing.com/youtheventing
*Junior riders are those aged between their 14th to 18th year riding horses.