British riders Harry Meade and Nicola Wilson have been called up to join this year’s 2014 Senior Eventing Squad following the withdrawal of Pippa Funnell (Billy Beware) and Izzy Taylor (Allercombe Ellie) ahead of this year’s Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games which takes place in Normandy, France, at the end of the month.
Harry who is a member of the World Class Development Squad will be making his first Senior squad appearance with Mrs Charlotte Opperman’s Wild Lone whilst team regular Nicola Wilson returns, this time with Annie Clover owned by her parents Mary and Barry Tweddle.
The team of four and the two individuals will be announced post trot-up at the competition. The full squad supported by the UK Sport National Lottery funded World Class Programme (in alphabetical order);
- Tina Cook (43) from Worthing, West Sussex with Mr Jim Chromiak and her own De Novo News
- William Fox-Pitt (45) from Sturminster Newton, Dorset, riding Mr Christopher Stones’ Chilli Morning
- Harry Meade (30) from Chippenham, Wiltshire, riding Mrs Charlotte Opperman’s Wild Lone
- Zara Phillips (33) from Stroud, Gloucestershire, riding Gleadhill House Stud’s Ltd. High Kingdom
- Oliver Townend (31) from Ellesmere, Shropshire, riding Karyn Shuter’s Black Tie II
- Nicola Wilson (37) from Northallerton, Yorkshire, riding Mary and Barry Tweddle’s Annie Clover