British para dressage squad selected for WEG

  • The British para dressage squad for the Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games (WEG) has been named:

    • Grade II: Natasha Baker with Mr and Mrs P Baker, Mrs Alder and Mr Christian Landolt’s Cabral
    • Grade Ib: Ricky Balshaw with The Lady Joseph Trust’s LJT Enggaards Solitaire
    • Grade Ia: Sophie Christiansen with her own Janeiro 6
    • Grade Ib: Lee Pearson with Mr and Mrs D Pearson, Mrs Gillian Chinn and his own Zion
    • Grade IV: Sophie Wells with her own Valerius

    The non-travelling reserve is:

    • Grade II: Erin Orford (25) from High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire with Clare Porz’s Candi KA
    • Sophie Wells is also selected with Dr Neil and Dr Jackie Walker’s Pinocchio and Charlotte Hogg’s C Fatal Attraction, as direct reserves.

    Britain’s para dressage team are the current and undefeated World, European and Paralympic champions.

    Chef d’equipe David Hunter said; “After a good final competition at Hartpury last week, I’m delighted for the five riders who’ve been selected to go to this summer’s Games.

    “We look forward to heading to WEG with a strong team to defend our reputation and achieve the main aim of qualifying for Rio 2016.”

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