Great Britain Announces Long List for 2018 World Equestrian Games

Laura Collett and Mr. Bass. Photo by Jenni Autry.

The British Equestrian Federation has announced the long-listed and reserve combinations, selected by the British Eventing senior selectors, for the FEI World Equestrian Games in Tryon.

The athletes named on the long list are (in alphabetical order):

Sarah Bullimore with Chris and Sue Gillespie and Brett Bullimore’s Reve Du Rouet

Ros Canter with Caroline Moore and her own Allstar B, and her own Zenshera

Laura Collett with Nick How, Keith Scott and her own Mr Bass

Tina Cook with Elisabeth Murdoch and Keith Tyson’s Billy The Red

Piggy French with Jayne McGivern’s Quarrycrest Echo, and Trevor Dickens’s Vanir Kamira

Kitty King with Diana Bown, Jacqueline Owen and Samantha Wilson’s Ceylor L A N

Tom McEwen with Jane Inns, Ali McEwen and his own Toledo de Kerser

Harry Meade with Charlotte Opperman’s Away Cruising

Gemma Tattersall with The Soul Syndicate and her own Arctic Soul

Oliver Townend with Karyn Shuter, Angela Hislop and Val Ryan’s Ballaghmor Class, Angela Hislop’s Cooley Master Class and Angela Hislop’s Cooley SRS

Nicola Wilson with James and Jo Lambert’s Bulana

The reserve combinations announced are (in alphabetical order):

Alex Bragg with Sally Ellicott’s Zagreb

Emilie Chandler with Sally Williams and Nicola Dickson’s Coopers Law

William Fox-Pitt with Jennifer Dowling’s Little Fire

Kitty King with Diana Bown, Sally Lloyd Baker, Sally Eyre and Samantha Wilson’s Vendredi Biats

Imogen Murray with Aivar Ward and M S Team’s Ivar Gooden

Gemma Tattersall with Clive Smith’s Pamero 4

The squad of five will be announced at the beginning of August. A total of 15 combinations will be submitted to the FEI as the nominated entries on August, 13 2018.

“It is fantastic to have such a strong group of combinations long-listed for this year’s World championships,” Richard Waygood, Eventing Performance Manager, said. “There have been some impressive performances across the board so far this season and I’m very excited to be working with such a superb group of athletes.”

[GB’s long-list is announced for FEI World Equestrian Games]