Great Britain Announces Nations Cup Team for Great Meadow

Jodie Amos and Wise Crack. Photo by Samantha Clark. Jodie Amos and Wise Crack. Photo by Samantha Clark.

British Eventing just announced the team that will travel to Great Meadow next month for the first Nations Cup leg ever held outside Europe. Three members of the squad will be traveling from England, and U.S.-based Brit Justine Dutton will also compete on the team.

Congrats to the British Nations Cup team:

Jodie Amos, 32 from Warwickshire, with Miss Nicola Coates and her own Wise Crack

Rosalind Canter, 30 from Lincolnshire, and her own Zenshera

Justine Dutton, 35 based in Pennsylvania, USA, on Patricia Weiser and her own Huck Finn or Kathleen Cuca and her own Jak My Style

Ben Way, 27 from Warwickshire, with Posy Kopanski and Peter Finer’s Willows Tipster

“We are very grateful to the Organising Committee at The Plains for supporting the FEI Nations Cup Eventing and to offer this fantastic opportunity,” Philip Surl, Chef d’Equipe for the GBR Nations Cup squad, said. “We as a team are looking forward to contesting the first leg outside Europe.”

Team GBR currently sits in second place in the FEI Nations Cup Standings on 225 points, with France leading on 250.

Current team standings after three events:

1st France 250
2nd Great Britain 225
3rd Germany 200
4th Ireland 170
5th Australia 160
6th Netherlands 100
=7th Sweden 60
=7th New Zealand 60
=9th Italy 50
=9th USA 50
11th Belgium 40

2016 FEI Nations Cup Series Dates:

Fontainebleau (FRA) 23 – 25 March 2016
Ballindenisk (IRL) 22 – 24 April 2016
Houghton Hall (GBR) 26 – 29 May 2016
Strzegom (POL) 24 – 26 June 2016
The Plains (USA) 08 – 10 July 2016
Aachen (GER) 14 – 17 July 2016
Vairano (ITA) 16 – 18 September 2016
Waregem (BEL) 22 – 25 September 2016
Boekelo (NED) 06 – 09 October 2016

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