6 Dec 2010

Medal Winners Honoured at Olympia

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You have a chance to meet your equestrian heros this December at Olympia, The London International Horse Show, following an announcement that there will be a special parade of British Equestrian Team 2010 medal winners during the evening performance on Thursday 16th December.

Olympia’s Thursday evening audience will be able to show their support for Team GBR’s medal winners in a range of disciplins including Eventing, Dressage, Vaulting and Para-Equestrian Dressage from the Alltech World Equestrian Games.
Joining them will also be Team GBR’s young riders including the European Eventing Pony Team, European Eventing Young Rider Team, and the European Showjumping Children on Horses Team, among others.
Will Connell, World Class Performance Director, said: “It has been a phenomenal year for our equestrian stars. Not only did Team GBR manage nineteen medals at The Alltech World Equestrian Games in Kentucky, but our young riders have also enjoyed great success in Europe. We should all be extremely proud of their achievements.”
The full list of riders in the British Equestrian Team 2010 Medal Winners’ Parade are*:
EVENTING 
World Eventing Team:
Tina Cook, William Fox-Pitt, Mary King, Nicola Wilson, Yogi Breisner (Chef)
European Eventing Young Rider Team:
Laura Collett, Emily Llewellyn, Tom McEwen, Emily Parker, Alex Colquhoun (Chef)
European Eventing Pony Team:
Sophie Beaty, Alfie Bradstock, Sam Ecroyd, Grace Walker, Ginnie Keen (Chef)
European Eventing Junior Individual:
Tim Rogers, Gill Watson (Chef)
DRESSAGE 
World Dressage Team:
Laura Bechtolsheimer, Fiona Bigwood, Maria Eilberg, Carl Hester, Richard Waygood (Chef)
World Para-Equestrian Dressage Individual/Individual Freestyle:
Ricky Balshaw, Sophie Christiansen, Anne Dunham, Lee Pearson, Jo Pitt, Emma Sheardown, Sophie Wells, David Hunter (Chef d’Equipe)
JUMPING 
European Showjumping Children on Horses Team:
Millie Allen, Christie Pritchard, Katie Robertson, Jake Saywell, Corinne Bracken (Chef),
Youth Olympic Games Showjumping Team:
Carian Scudamore
VAULTING 
World Vaulting Individual female/Open European Vaulting Pas de Deux:
Joanne Eccles, Hannah Eccles, John Eccles, Lucy Bell (Chef)

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