Eleven riders with 18 horses have been short-listed for Britain’s defence of the double gold won at the 1999 European Championships in Luhmhlen, Germany.

Defending champion Pippa Funnell automatically qualifies for this year’s championship at Pau, France (11 14 October) and a total squad of seven combinations can be sent.

Short list

  • Jeanette Brakewell (Over To You)

  • Karen Dixon (Too Smart)

  • William Fox-Pitt (Stunning, Tamarillo )

  • Pippa Funnell (Supreme Rock, Cornerman, Viceroy II, Jurassic Rising)