Friday, November 26, 2010

London International Horse Show: Team GBR Medal Winners to Parade at Olympia

 Olympia, 26th November 2010

The London International Horse Show is proud to announce a special parade of British Equestrian Team 2010 medal winners during the evening performance on Thursday 16th December.

Olympia’s Thursday night audience will be able to show their support for Team GBR’s medal winners in Eventing, Dressage, Vaulting and Para-Equestrian Dressage from the Alltech World Equestrian Games. Joining them will also be Team GBR’s young riders including the European Eventing Pony Team, European Eventing Young Rider Team, and the European Showjumping Children on Horses Team, among others. (Full list below.)

Will Connell, World Class Performance Director, said: “It has been a phenomenal year for our equestrian stars. Not only did Team GBR manage 19 medals at The Alltech World Equestrian Games in Kentucky, but our young riders have also enjoyed great success in Europe. We should all be extremely proud of their achievements and there’s no better place than Olympia for everyone to celebrate their success.”

The Medal Parade will take place around 8:10pm on Thursday evening.

The full list of riders in the British Equestrian Team 2010 Medal Winners’ Parade are*:

World Eventing Team:
Tina Cook, William Fox-Pitt, Mary King, Nicola Wilson, Yogi Breisner (Chef)
European Eventing Young Rider Team:
Laura Collett, Emily Llewellyn, Tom McEwen, Emily Parker, Alex Colquhoun (Chef)
European Eventing Pony Team:
Sophie Beaty, Alfie Bradstock, Sam Ecroyd, Grace Walker, Ginnie Keen (Chef)
European Eventing Junior Individual:
Tim Rogers, Gill Watson (Chef)

World Dressage Team:
Laura Bechtolsheimer, Fiona Bigwood, Maria Eilberg, Carl Hester, Richard Waygood (Chef)
World Para-Equestrian Dressage Individual/Individual Freestyle:
Ricky Balshaw, Sophie Christiansen, Anne Dunham, Lee Pearson, Jo Pitt, Emma Sheardown, Sophie Wells, David Hunter (Chef d’Equipe)

European Showjumping Children on Horses Team:
Millie Allen, Christie Pritchard, Katie Robertson, Jake Saywell, Corinne Bracken (Chef),
Youth Olympic Games Showjumping Team:
Carian Scudamore

World Vaulting Individual female/Open European Vaulting Pas de Deux:
Joanne Eccles, Hannah Eccles, John Eccles, Lucy Bell (Chef)

*List of attendees may be subject to change.

Ticket Information:
Tickets for The Olympia London International Horse Show are priced between £19.25 and £52.50 with various discounts available for groups, seniors and children. Tickets include entrance to the Shopping Village but these can also be purchased separately without a show ticket for only £9. For further information and confirmed programme of events please visit For tickets, call the box office on 0871 230 5574

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