International riders head for Sussex for packed four-day dressage programme

Britain’s European championship dressage squad is expected to travel hotfoot to Hickstead for the CDIO atthe Derby meeting (23-26 August).

This four-day programme is part of the build up for the European Championships in 2003.

Highlights include the Shearwater national five- and six-year-old finals and a round of the FEI’s Waldfried Euro Future Cup young riders series.

Sunday proceedings begin with the small tour grand prix, followed in quick succession by the intermediaire and small grand prix freestyles and culminating with the Berkeley Group CDIO grand prix freestyle.

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PROVISIONAL DRESSAGE TIMETABLE

Thursday, 23 August
am: 9, FEI YR prelim;
pm: 1, KPMG FEI prix st georges.

Friday, 24 August
am: 9, Scats FEI intermediaire I; Waldfried Future Cup FEI YR team test;
pm: 1, Kubota CDIO grand prix.

Saturday, 25 August
am: 8, Shearwater 5-y-o ch; 9, Waldfried Euro Future Cup individual;
pm: 1, CDIO grand prix special; 3, Hiscox Futurity CDI grand prix.

Sunday, 26 August
am: 8, Shearwater 6-y-o ch; 9, CDI grand prix 2nd tour; 10, RSW FEI intermediaire freestyle to music;
pm: 12, CDI grand prix freestyle to music; 3, Berkeley Group CDIO grand prix freestyle to music.