British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for the CSIO5* Nations Cup Final in Barcelona

Monday 12 September 2022

British Showjumping’s Team NAF announced for the CSIO5* Nations Cup Final in Barcelona

The Nations Cup Series 2022 will conclude with the Nations Cup Final at Carrer General Batet in Barcelona, taking place from 29th September until 2nd October, where the Longines FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ champions will be crowned. The following squad have been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF.

 

Lily Attwood, from Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire, with the 12-year-old bay gelding Cor-Leon VD Vlierbeek Z, owned by Emmy Freeman-Attwood.

William Whitaker, from Huddersfield, West Yorkshire with the 12-year-old grey gelding Galtur owned by Philip Tuckwell.

Jodie Hall McAteer, from Borehamwood in Hertfordshire, with 13-year-old chestnut gelding Salt’n Peppa, owned by Mandy Hall.

Joe Stockdale from Roade, Northamptonshire with the 11-year-old bay mare Equine America Cacharel owned by Joy Cocklin and Laura Stockdale.

Ellen Whitaker, from Barnsley in South Yorkshire, with Tilly Shaw’s 10-year-old black mare Equine America Spacecake.

 

The FEI Jumping Nations Cup™ Final consists of three Competitions. Each team competes in two

of the three Competitions. All three Competitions are conducted at a maximum height of 1.60 m.

Round one will commence at 13:00 on Thursday 29th September, which all teams will take part in, with four athletes per team. The teams placed 9th and below will jump the second competition. The Challenge Cup, which will take place on Saturday 1st October at 20:00. The top eight teams from round one will proceed to the all-important Nations Cup Final, held on Sunday 2nd October at 14:00.

The highest team according to the final classification of the FEI Jumping Nations Cup Final, excluding teams already qualified, will qualify for Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Great Britain picked up their qualification last month at the World Championships in Herning.

The Grand Prix competition, the Cup of the City of Barcelona, will get underway on Friday evening at 20:00 where riders will go head-to-head to claim their share of the 96,000€ prize pot.

For further information on the show and full results once the show is underway, visit www.csiobarcelona.com. Watch the Nations Cup and Grand Prix competitions live on ClipMyHorse and see it all unfold in photos at www.instagram.com/fei_jumping_ and www.instagram.com/csiobarcelona/.

 

British Showjumping would like to thank NAF, title sponsors of the Senior Nations Cup Teams along with the Pony, Children, Junior, Young Rider and Veteran 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 Occurring 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. The teams are further supported by LeMieux, who supply the teams with saddlepads and rugs.

 
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