A team of Seven British athletes have been announced by British Reining ahead of the European Championships in Givrins, Switzerland (9-12 August 2017).
The team boasts a wealth of experience, with many of the selected members having previously represented Great Britain at World or European Equestrian Games.
The selected athletes are:
Seniors (listed in alphabetical order)
The first British Team to compete at a World Para Reining Championship took the Silver medal position on the podium yesterday at the competition held by the Royal Dutch Equestrian Centre in Ermelo, Holland. The team riders consisting of Sir Lee Pearson, Fiona Durston and Ricky Balshaw posted solid scores to only be beaten by the more experienced riders who flew in from Canada. First out, Balshaw, riding stallion Yelena My Way banked a solid score, “It felt really good to be back in the saddle and with a flag on my chest. I am really looking forward to Saturday”. Durston, on Smart Like Valentino who rode a fluid and graceful test to post the high score of the day. Pearson on Shiners Lenas Oak brought the result home with an accurate and precise ride to seal the Team silver. Commenting on her run Durston said ~ With Ricky having already posted a score I was in a great position to go for It a little more and Tino knew exactly what to do. I think we both really enjoyed it...Read more
The Garden of England Spring International Show Results & latest Standings are now on our website
Riding horses they hardly knew, in a new discipline in front of a huge crowd, the riders demonstrated their exceptional skills producing fluent and accurate patterns.
See the Para Reining page on our website for more details
Spring Show Results, Scoresheets and latest standings now on the website
The results from day one of our spring show are now on the website
The latest standings have been updated following the Sherwood Easter Spring Show and are now on the website
The current standings have been updated as at 26/3. See our Standings and Results page.
GoE Results and Score sheets will be published later this week
Thanks to the Oakridge show secretary (Monica Widh) and BR Admin (Jand Muir) for getting the Results, Scoresheets and the updated rankings together - all now on the website
The website has been updated with the results and scoresheets from the first 2017 shows.