British Eventing (BE) has appointed husband-and-wife team Eric and Lizzel Winter as education and training co-ordinators.

Lizzel has competed up to CCI**** and been an international junior team trainer.

Eric is a course-designer and technical delegate for the FEI. He has ridden at both CCI**** and grade A showjumping.

BE’s Mike Etherington-Smith said: “We aim to have a much more comprehensive plan for training and education across the sport as soon as possible.”

This news story was first published in the current issue of Horse & Hound (10 February, 2011)