British combinations confirmed for the Le Lion d’Angers Young Horse Championships 2023

The British Eventing Senior Selectors have confirmed the combinations that will compete at the 2023 Le Lion d’Angers Young Horse Championships in France from 18 – 22nd October.

Great Britain is permitted to send fifteen combinations to the Championships – three to contest the 6-year-old Championship and twelve to contest the 7-year-old Championship.

We are especially pleased to see so many British-bred young horses within this year’s applications as well as two horses on The Howden Way Young Horse Academy.

Le Lion Selection 6 Year Olds:

  1. Barrington Alice owned by Johnny Hornby, ridden by Izzy Taylor – British Bred
  2. Kantango owned by Penelope Holley, Joanna Jones, Jane Boggis and Jane Tolley, ridden by Kitty King – British Bred
  3. Mojo owned by Mark Johns, Ginnie Wellings, Jane Grover, Oliver Wood, ridden by Mollie Summerland.

Le Lion Selection 7 Year Olds:

  1. Midnight Endeavour owned by Hugh and Pam Jarvis and ridden by Tom Jackson
  2. Cooley Mosstown owned by Karen Dunford, Dinah Posford and Gail Sinclair, ridden by Caroline Harris
  3. Carpo Vivendi owned by Sara Brown and ridden by Jack Pinkney (on the The Howden Way Young Horse Academy)
  4. Amiro Island owned by James Midgley, Gaie Scouller and Alexandra Robinson, ridden by Harry Meade – British Bred
  5. Monbeg Cazador owned by Frank Breach and rider, Fiona Kashel
  6. Renkum Jitterbug owned by rider, Phoebe Locke – British Bred
  7. Goliath Du Loir owned by The Sue Davies Fund and Janette Chinn, ridden by Yasmin Ingham
  8. Master Class owned by Keith Lovelock and ridden by Alex Bragg – British Bred
  9. Zorro B owned by rider, Lucy Sugden – British Bred (on the The Howden Way Young Horse Academy)
  10. Agadir Gano owned by Angela Hislop and ridden by Katie Magee
  11. Deerpairc Revelry owned by The Paske Syndicate and ridden by Max Warburton
  12. Creevaghstables Ificudiwud owned by Michael Munden and ridden by Tim Cheffings

We wish our horse and rider combinations the best of luck.

Follow the official event website for more information on the event.

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