Team GB Show Jumping Nominations for London 2012 | An Eventful Life

Team GB Show Jumping Nominations for London 2012

       Ben Maher and Tripple X                              Photo:Kit Houghton/FEI

 

The British Equestrian Federation today named the equestrian athletes and horses they have submitted to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) as the Nominated Entry List for the London 2012 Olympic Games. Only horses and athletes listed on the Nominated Entries can be put forward to the BOA for selection.

Nations are invited to register a set number of eligible horse and rider combinations in each of the Olympic equestrian disciplines of dressage, eventing and showjumping. From this nominated entry list athletes will be selected to compete for Team GB in the relevant discipline with the remaining combinations forming the reserve list for the team. Only horses and riders from these nominated lists may be considered to compete at the Games.

Britain has qualified the following number of riders to compete in the equestrian Olympic events:

• Dressage – 4 riders
• Eventing – 5 riders
• Showjumping – 4 riders and one reserve

Show Jumping Nominations

Scott Brash with Mr Stanley Brash’s Intertoy Z
Scott Brash with Lord & Lady Kirkham and Lord & Lady Harris’ Hello Sanctos
Peter Charles with Team Murka’s (Murka’s) Nevada
Peter Charles with Team Murka’s (Murka’s) Vindicat W
Tina Fletcher with Lord & Lady Kirkham and Lord & Lady Harris’ Hello Sailor
William Funnell with Mr Mark and Mrs Julie Slade’s Billy Angelo
William Funnell with the Billy Stud’s Billy Congo
Ben Maher with the Quainton Stud’s and his own Tripple X III
Nick Skelton with Mrs Beverley Widdowson’s Big Star
Nick Skelton with Mrs Beverley Widdowson’s Carlo 273
Tim Stockdale with Mr Colin Garratt’s (Fresh Direct) Kalico Bay
John Whitaker with Mrs Clare Whitaker’s Maximillian
Michael Whitaker with Mrs Beatrice Mertens’s (GIG) Amai
Michael Whitaker with his own Viking
Guy Williams with Mrs Lindsay Doran’s Depardieu Van T Kiezelhof

Showjumping athletes will be selected week commencing 2nd July