Stellar British entries list announced for para dressage World Championships

  • The British nominated entries for the 2022 para dressage World Championships have been announced, featuring a mix of experienced combinations and new faces.

    British Equestrian and British Dressage selectors have named eight horse and rider combinations that form the list of nominated entries for the FEI para dressage World Championships in Herning, Denmark (6 to 14 August).

    The British nominated entries for the para dressage World Championships are:

    Grade I

    Gabriella Blake and 13-year-old gelding Strong Beau
    Owner: Gabriella Blake (rider)
    Breeder: Ms S Amos (GBR)
    Breeding: by Spinway Blackthorn

    Grade II

    Sir Lee Pearson and 11-year-old gelding Breezer
    Owner: Lee Pearson (rider)
    Breeder: Lee Pearson (GBR)
    Breeding: by Bacardi

    Georgia Wilson and eight-year-old mare Sakura
    Owner: Georgia Wilson (rider) and her parents Geoff and Julie Wilson
    Breeder: G Eilberg (GBR)

    Grade III

    Natasha Baker and 11-year-old mare Keystone Dawn Chorus
    Owner: Joanna Jensen, Christian Landolt, Phil and Lorraine Baker, and Natasha Baker (rider)
    Breeder: S Lavendera (GBR)
    Breeding: by Dimaggio

    Grade IV

    Nicola Naylor and 10-year-old gelding Humberto L
    Owner: Einagriz Horses SRL
    Bredding: by Cachet L, out of a mare by Haarlem

    Grade V

    Charlotte Cundall and 12-year-old gelding FJ Veyron
    Owner: The Veyron Partnership
    Breeder: Active Equestrian (GBR)
    Breeding: by Vivaldi

    Sophie Wells and 13-year-old gelding Don Cara M
    Owner: Rowland Kinch
    Breeder: H M Melis (NED)

    Sophie Wells and eight-year-old gelding Classic Jillz Geuzenhof
    Owner: Charlotte Hogg
    Breeder: S Maakenschijn (NED)

    The names of the grooms for each horse will be included in the final squad announcement.

    Selection decisions are subject to the athlete and horse maintaining fitness and performance, and the list may be amended up to 4 July.

    The selected squad of four combinations to travel to Herning, plus reserves, will be announced on or around 20 July.

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