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Pony Squad announced for the European Championships

British Eventing has announced the six combinations selected to represent Great Britain on the Charles Owen Pony squad at this year’s FEI European Championships for Ponies. The riders will head to the championships - which are this year hosted on home soil at Bishop Burton College, East Yorkshire - on 7th to 12th August.

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The squad members, in alphabetical order, are:

Connie Gill and her own 10 year old mare Movie Star II

Hattie Grace with Vincent Jones and Simon Grace’s nine year old gelding Noble Superman

Oliver Jackson with Joy Jackson’s 13 year old gelding Daydream Fourteen

Georgia King and Anya Kolleth’s 19 year old mare Drop the Subject

Saffie Osborne and Lord and Lady Blyth’s 13 year old mare Little Indian Feather (pictured)

Daisy Proctor with her own 14 year old gelding Holiday Chase

Freya Partridge on her own 15 year old gelding Master Macky
Ellie Healy on her own eight year old gelding Midnight Dancer II
Ibble Watson and Erica Watson’s eight year old mare Bookhamlodge Pennylane

2017 individual silver medallist Saffie Osborne and Little Indian Feather return in this year’s squad along with Oliver Jackson and Connie Gill, whilst Georgia King, Daisy Proctor and Hattie Grace will all be making their European Championships debut.

Charles Owen not only generously supports the BE Pony European Championship squad, but also the BE Pony Programme, Pony Trials and National Pony Championship. From its state-of-the-art factory in Wrexham, Charles Owen is the largest equestrian helmet manufacturer in the UK, celebrating over 100 years of business. A long-time sponsor of BE, Charles Owen is a market leader in equestrian safety headwear with over 30 helmets in its product range.