British Showjumping’s Team NAF Announced for Al Ain CSIO5* Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup
Tuesday 24 January 2017
Following an invitation to compete in the CSIO5* Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup in Al Ain, the following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF. The competition takes place between the 15th – 18th February 2017 at the Al Ain Equestrian, Shooting & Golfing Club in Abu Dhabi.
Joe Clayton from Nottinghamshire with the 10 year-old bay gelding Con Man JX, owned by Sarah Billington
Nigel Coupe from Preston, Lancashire with the 14 year-old bay gelding Golvers Hill, owned by Susan Simmons
Louise Saywell from Retford, Nottinghamshire with the 11 year-old bay gelding Cordalis 7, owned by James Hughes
Robert Smith from Shrewley, Warwickshire with his own 12 year-old bay mare Bavi
The Nations Cup competition takes place on Thursday 16th February at 13:30 hrs local time and the Grand Prix will be on Saturday 18th February at 14:30 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.emiratesequestrian.ae. Full information in respect of the Furusiyya 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.