International riders confirmed for HOYS

By: Horse Deals

International riders confirmed for HOYS
International riders confirmed for HOYS

Sixteen show jumpers from across the globe have confirmed they will compete at Horse of the Year Show (HOYS), held at Birmingham’s NEC from 3 – 7 October.

These riders are:

• Dirk Demeersman (BEL)

• François Mathy Jr (BEL)

• Nicola Philippaerts (BEL)

• Eugenie Angot (FRA)

• Patrice Delaveau (FRA)

• Julien Epaillard (FRA)

• Shane Breen (IRL)

• Dermott Lennon (IRL)

• Billy Twomey (IRL)

• Lorenzo Di Luca (ITA)

• Jaïme Guerra (MEX)

• Wout Jan van der Schans (NED)

• Harry Smolders (NED)

• Leon Thijssen (NED)

• Albert Zoer (NED)

• Peter Wylde (USA)

A total of 11 International classes will be held throughout the week, beginning with the Grandstand Welcome Stakes on Thursday 4 October and finish with the prestigious Leading Show Jumper of the Year Grand Prix on Sunday 7 October.

The total prize money to be won throughout the international show jumping classes this year is £150,500. Four of the classes also have highly sought-after World Ranking points on offer.

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