The British Equestrian Federation (BEF) has today (28th July) confirmed the long-listed and reserve combinations, selected by the British Eventing senior selectors, for this year’s World Equestrian Games in Tryon, North Carolina (USA), 11-23 September 2018.
Oliver has been listed with three horses: Karyn Shuter, Angela Hislop and Val Ryan’s Ballaghmor Class, Angela Hislop’s Cooley Master Class and Angela Hislop’s Cooley SRS.
A total of 15 combinations will be submitted to the FEI as the nominated entries on 13 August 2018. All combinations are required to maintain their current form to remain on the long-list ahead of the Championships.
Eventing Performance Manager, Richard Waygood MBE comments; “It is fantastic to have such a strong group of combinations long-listed for this year’s World championships; there have been some impressive performances across the board so far this season and I’m very excited to be working with such a superb group of athletes.”
The squad of five will be announced at the beginning of August.
Equestrian Team GBR is supported by the UK Sport National Lottery funded World Class Programme; the British teams are very grateful to the support they receive from official partners Dodson and Horrell, Equi-Trek, Falpro England, Musto, NAF and Point Two Air Vests.
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