Three siblings on youth European Championships showjumping squads

  • For the first time three siblings are on the showjumping squads going to the European Championships

    All three of Peter Charles’ children, Sienna, 13, Scarlett, 15 and Harry, 17 (pictured, above) are on the teams heading to Millstreet, Ireland, on 26-31 July.

    “We are beyond thrilled that Sienna with Chaitanya 2, Harry with Controe and Scarlett with Sacree Du Rouet have been selected,” Peter said.

    “This is astonishing achievement to have all three on the squads and I could not be more proud of them.”

    “To get three riders on horses going well on form hasn’t been easy, especially for Harry who’s done 10 GCSEs this summer,” Peter told H&H.

    Sienna Charles riding MURKA'S FLINOR SONGBIRD for Peter Charles in the 128cm Class No. 7 at the Horse of the Year Show at the N. E. C. Birmingham, UK between 8th -12th October 2014

    Joining Sienna (pictured, above) in the children’s squad is Ben Clark, 14, with Lanverdel, Oliver Fletcher, 13, on his father Graham’s Temple Rebus, Lily Freeman-Atwood, 14 from Shropshire on Banana D’Ive Z and Eleanor Hall-Mcateer, 14 with Dazzle II.

    The children’s team medals will be decided on 28 July and the individual medals on 30 July.

    On the junior squad alongside Harry and Scarlett Charles are Faye Adams, 18, with Ciana 1, Leonie Aikenhead, 18, with Clane K and Emily Ward, 17, with Remi Cavalleri.

    A member of the winning junior Nations Cup team in Belgium in June, Miss Ward works for showjumper Michael Whitaker.

    The junior team medals will be decided on 29 July at midday and the individual medals on Sunday 31 July at 4pm.

    Peter Charles said his children “are aiming for a medal each”.

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    Millie Allen, 19, from Stockton-on-Tees with Balou Star,has been selected to go to Ireland on the young rider squad.

    Her team-mates are Emma O’Dwyer, 21, from Gloucestershire with HHS Figero, Laura Robinson, 21, from Northallerton in North Yorkshire with Jonti, Jake Saywell, 19, with Grand Cru Van Paemel and Tim Wilks, 21, with Quelbora Merze.

    The young rider team medals will be decided on 29 July and individual meals on 31 July at midday.

    The children and junior teams will be accompanied by chef d’equipe Alan Fazakerley and the young riders by Tony Newbery.

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