British showjumpers head for Calgary

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British showjumpers head for Calgary
British showjumpers head for Calgary
World Class showjumping performance manager Rob Hoekstra has named his team of four who will represent Great Britain in the Spruce Meadows CSIO5* Nations Cup which takes place in Calgary, Canada on Saturday 11 September.
The team is as follows:
Geoff Billington rides his 2009 European Championship partner Rosinus, a 12-year-old bay gelding , jointly owned by Patricia Fraser and Geoff Billington.

Hickstead Derby winner Guy Williams partners his own 14-year-old bay gelding Torinto van de Middelstede. This combination were members of the winning Nations Cup team in Abu Dhabi earlier this year.

Philip Spivey rides Tracey Forrest’s 12-year-old chestnut stallion Romanov II. This partnership was a member of the winning Nations Cup team in Linz.

Robert Smith rides the 10-year old bay stallion Talan, who is jointly owned by Robert, Diana and Penny Cornish. This combination made their first appearance at 5* Nations Cup level earlier in the year when they were members of the winning team in Abu Dhabi.

For more information and start list please visit www.sprucemeadows.com