Eventer Pippa Funnell has been included in a British team for the first time since 2005, having made the cut for the World Equestrian Games (25 September-10 October).
Pippa said: “I am completely speechless. If anyone had told me six months ago I would never have believed them! It is a huge honour to be asked.”
The Team GB eventers for the Games in Kentucky will be:
World Class Performance manager for eventing Yogi Breisner said: “This team is an exciting mixture of horses with previous championship pedigree and younger horses making their debut.”
The eventing competiton will take place from 30 September to 3 October.
The four combinations that will take part in the team event will be chosen closer to the time.
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