Mark Todd will be helping the New Zealand eventing team prepare for WEG

Mark Todd has been appointed national coach to the New Zealand Equestrian Federation in the run-up to the 2002 World Equestrian Games at Jerez, Spain.

Mark, who retired from international competitions and returned to his native New Zealand after the Sydney Olympics, was also in charge of the Kiwi squad at Adelaide last November.

The 12-strong squad who will be defending their title are: Matthew Grayling, Dan Jocelyn, Kate Lambie, Joe Meyer, Bryce Newman, Andrew Nicholson, Paul O’Brien, Andrew Scott, Neil Spratt, Blyth Tait, Heelan Tompkins and Catriona Williams.

Don’t miss the March issue of Eventing magazine, which includes a 32-page guide to all the 2002 eventing fixtures.

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