Animo sponsor British youth showjumping teams

By: Horse Deals


Animo sponsor British youth showjumping teams
Animo sponsor British youth showjumping teams

Leading equestrian clothing company, Animo UK, are the new sponsors of the British Showjumping Pony, Children, Junior and Young Rider teams.

The aims of the youth teams are to identify talented combinations and give these combinations the opportunity to progress through the international showjumping circuit. Since 1980, the British Showjumping youth teams have won a total of 134 medals, 70 of these being gold.

The Team Animo children, junior and young rider teams will compete at their respective European Championships at the Magna Racino in Ebreichsdorf, Austria on 13 – 19 August. The Team Animo pony team will compete at their European Championship in Fontainebleau between 17 – 22 July.

Fiona Dunning of Animo UK, says: "The future of British showjumping lies in the talents of the young riders on these youth teams and Animo UK are delighted to be associated with this by supporting them with the latest technology in equestrian clothing. We look forward to following their progress at the forthcoming championships and hope our involvement enhances their chances of fulfilling their dreams."

Maria Clayton, head of communications for British Show Jumping says: "We are thrilled that Animo UK has chosen to align with British Showjumping and we look forward to being in a position to announce the 2012 teams soon."