2012 Pony Squad

Pony European Championships | (17th – 22nd July) Fontainebleau, France

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The 2012 British Pony Squad (in alphabetical order) are:

Charlotte Bacon
Three Wells Breeze – 12yrs 14.2hh Grey Mare
Breeze has been with Charlotte since November 2011. 14 year old Charlotte is a County Hockey player & sports scholar at school. She would like to become a professional event rider.

Janou Bleekman
Cregaan Scenic – 12yrs 14.1hh Piebald Mare
At 16 years old, 2012 will be Janou’s second year at Pony Trial level. She loves cross country running but most of her time is taken up with riding. Janou wants to follow in elder sister Althea’s footsteps to support the family business of producing eventers and competing.

Yasmin Ingham
Craig Mor Tom – 11yrs 14.2hh Chestnut Gelding  
15 year old Yasmin is Isle of Man school Champion at hurdles & high jump, and her ambition is to get to the Olympics as an event rider.

Annie Keir
Hotshots – 12yrs 14hh Chestnut Gelding
Castleview Rakish Milly – 16yrs 14h2 Chestnut Mare
14 year old Annie loves hockey but feels that Eventing is more important to her. She would like to become a winter sports photographer and an event rider in the summer.

Louisa Nesbitt
Carrowmore Gemstone – 15yrs 14.2hh Bay Gelding
Louisa is 16 years old and loves netball, swimming, tennis and art. She is heading to sixth form college to study A-Levels then would like to go to University to read geography. This is Louisa’s third season riding ‘Eze’ at Pony Trial level.

Madeleine Taylor
Bandalera – 17yrs 14.2hh Chestnut Mare
Maddie has been competing Bandalera since 2008.
15 year old Maddie is a keen long distance runner, flautist and cook. She hopes to work with horses professionally after completing her A-Levels.

The non-traveling reserves (in alphabetical order) are:

Rider Pony Owner Pony age/height/colour
Diana Bevan A Touch of Spice Rider 16yrs 14h1Dun Gelding
Laura Birley Ottava Rima Rider 9yrs 14h2Bay Gelding
Janou Bleekman Toberpatrick Larry Team Bleekman 11yrs 14h1Grey Gelding
Tilly Williams Wye Valley Fabristeard Mrs Katie Williams 10yrs 14h2Bay Gelding

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