British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for St. Gallen CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup

Wednesday 16 May 2018

British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for St. Gallen CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup

The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the CSIO5* FEI Nations Cup in St. Gallen, Switzerland. The competition takes place between the 31st May – 3rd June 2018 at the Equestrian Stadium Gruendenmoos. This will be the first point scoring leg of the series for the British Team in Europe Division 1.

Sam Hutton from Walton-On-Thames, Surrey with Happydam, an 11 year-old chestnut stallion owned by Equimie BVBA

Harriet Nuttall from Yeovil, Somerset with either the 10 year-old British bred chestnut gelding Galway Bay Jed or the 14 year-old chestnut gelding A Touch Imperious, both owned by Rupert Nuttall

Louise Saywell from Retford, Nottingham with Golden Wave OL, a 10 year-old grey mare owned by Prince Sultan Saud

Holly Smith from Loughborough, Leicestershire with either the 9 year-old British bred bay gelding Hearts Destiny or the 10 year-old bay gelding Quality Old Joker, both owned by Holly

William Whitaker from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire with either the 14 year-old bay stallion Utamaro d’Ecaussines owned by Ludwig & Yasmine Criel or the 15 year-old dark bay gelding Fandango owned by Elisan AB and William

The Nations Cup competition takes place on Sunday 3rd June at 14:00 hrs local time and the Grand Prix will be on Friday 1st June at 16:30 hrs local time. The Chef d’Equipe accompanying the team will be World Class Performance Manager for Showjumping, Di Lampard.

For further information on the show and full results once the show is underway, visit www.csio.ch. Full information in respect of the FEI Nations Cup series can be found by visiting www.fei.org. FEI TV will be showing live footage from the event. To access this please visit www.feitv.org.

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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