Follow all the action at the European Eventing Championships

Tomorrow sees the start of the European Eventing Championships which takes place 9-13 August in Haras du Pin in Normandy, France.

Each nation can field a team of three or four combinations (with the three best scores counting), and they may also may also field up to two individual combinations who aren’t part of the team competition. Medals are available for the highest placed teams and individuals.

British Equestrian’s squad of riders have safely arrived and are prepped for the first horse inspection which takes place tomorrow (Wednesday 9 August) at 2pm UK time.

The full squad…

Ros Canter (37) from Hallington, Lincolnshire, with Michele Saul’s Lordships Graffalo (bay, gelding, 11yrs, 17hh, Grafenstolz x Rock King, Breeder: Lordships Stud, Writtle College GBR). Groom: Sarah Charnley

Laura Collett (33) from Salperton, Gloucestershire, with Keith Scott, Karen Bartlett and her own London 52 (bay, gelding, 14yrs, 16.3hh, Landos x Quinar, Breeder: Ocke Riewerts GER). Groom: Tilly Hughes

Yasmin Ingham (26) from Nantwich, Cheshire (originally from Isle of Man), with The Sue Davies Fund and Janette Chinn’s Banzai du Loir (chestnut, gelding, 12yrs, 16.2hh, Nouma D’Auzay x Livarot, Breeder: Pierre Gouye FRA). Groom: Alison Bell

 Tom Jackson (30) from Godalming, Surrey, with Patricia Davenport, Millie Simmie and Sarah Webb’s Capels Hollow Drift (grey, gelding, 12yrs, 16.2hh, Shannondale Sarco St Ghyvan x Lucky Gift, Breeder: Jeanette Glynn IRL). Groom: Chloe Whitelam

Kitty King (40) from Chippenham, Wiltshire, with Diana Bown, the late Sally Eyre, Samantha Wilson and Sally Lloyd-Baker’s Vendredi Biats (grey, gelding, 14yrs, Winningmood x Camelia de Ruelles, Breeder: Phillipe Briviois FRA) Groom: Chloe Fry

 Tom McEwen (32) from Stroud, Gloucestershire, with James and Jo Lambert and Deirdre Johnston’s JL Dublin (dark brown, gelding, 16.2hh, Diarado x Cantano, Breeder: Volker Göttsche-Götze GER). Groom: Adam Short


Event Timetable

Weds 9 August First horse inspection 2pm
Thurs 10 August Dressage – session one 10am-12pm
Dressage – session two 2-5pm
Friday 11 August Dressage – session one 10am-12pm
Dressage – session two 2-5pm
Saturday 12 August Cross country 11am-4pm
Sunday 13 August Second horse inspection 9am
Showjumping – session one 11am-12.30pm
Showjumping – session two 2-3pm
Prize-giving 3pm

How to follow

British Equestrian are reporting closely on everything that’s happening in Haras du Pin, and you can follow via their Haras du Pin Hub or via British Equestrian’s FacebookInstagram and Twitter feeds. British Eventing will also be sharing updates on the website and across our social media channels.

You can watch all the action live on FEI.TV via a subscription to ClipMyHorse.TV. Click here for the schedule.

Keep up-to-date with all the timings and results via World Sport Timing.

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