Rogers to parade at Olympia

PUBLISHED: 18:51 02 December 2010

Tim Rogers at Pontispool

Tim Rogers at Pontispool


Axminster’S junior GBR team rider Tim Rogers will be parading alongside other British Equestrian Team medal winners from 2010 at Olympia horse show later this month, including Salcombe Regis’s Mary King.

Olympia’s Thursday night audience (Dec 16) will be able to show their support for Team GBR’s medal winners in eventing, dressage, vaulting and para-equestrian dressage from the Alltech World Equestrian Games. Joining them will also be Team GBR’s young riders including the European Eventing Pony Team and the European Eventing Young Rider Team.

Will Connell, World Class Performance Director, said: “It has been a phenomenal year for our equestrian stars. Not only did Team GBR manage 19 medals at The Alltech World Equestrian Games in Kentucky, but our young riders have also enjoyed great success in Europe. We should all be extremely proud of their achievements and there’s no better place than Olympia for everyone to celebrate their success.”

The Medal Parade will take place around 8:10pm on Thursday evening. The full list of riders in the British Equestrian Team 2010 medal winners’ parade is*:

EVENTING: WEG eventing team: Tina Cook, William Fox-Pitt, Mary King, Nicola Wilson, Yogi Breisner (Chef); European Eventing Young Rider Team: Laura Collett, Emily Llewellyn, Tom McEwen, Emily Parker, Alex Colquhoun (Chef); European Eventing Pony Team: Sophie Beaty, Alfie Bradstock, Sam Ecroyd, Grace Walker, Ginnie Keen (Chef) ; European Eventing Junior Individual: Tim Rogers, Gill Watson (Chef).

DRESSAGE : World Dressage Team: Laura Bechtolsheimer, Fiona Bigwood, Maria Eilberg, Carl Hester, Richard Waygood (Chef); World Para-Equestrian Dressage Individual/Individual Freestyle: Ricky Balshaw, Sophie Christiansen, Anne Dunham, Lee Pearson, Jo Pitt, Emma Sheardown, Sophie Wells, David Hunter (Chef d’Equipe).

JUMPING: European Showjumping Children on Horses Team: Millie Allen, Christie Pritchard, Katie Robertson, Jake Saywell, Corinne Bracken (Chef); Youth Olympic Games Showjumping Team: Carian Scudamore.

VAULTING: World Vaulting Individual female/Open European Vaulting Pas de Deux: Joanne Eccles, Hannah Eccles, John Eccles, Lucy Bell (Chef) *List of attendees subject to change.

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