British Eventing is inviting up-and-coming event riders aged between 13 and 21 to apply to compete in its 2003 trials for the Derby House British Pony Team, junior British team and Hartpury College Young Riders squad.

To be considered for the Derby House British Pony Team, riders must be between 13 and 16-years-old riding a pony which measures no bigger than 148cm. The partnership should have competed successfully at Pony Club Open Area level.

Juniors and young riders must ride horses exceeding 148cm and be competing successfully at affiliated horse trials in BE open intermediate (juniors) and advanced (young rider) classes.

For application forms and more information contact:

  • Ponies (riders aged 13-16): Ginnie Keen, The Firs Farm, Corston, Malmesbury, WiltsSN16 0HA
  • Juniors (15-18): International Department, British Eventing, National Agricultural Centre, Stoneleigh Park, Kenilworth, Warks CV8 2RN
  • Young Riders (18-21): David Merrett, Park House, Kingsford, Colchester, Essex CO2 0HT.

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