GB Squad Selection for horsescotland Performance Squad Rider Graham Babes

GB Squad Selection for <strong>horse</strong>scotland Performance Squad Rider Graham Babes

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Ayrshire’s Graham Babes selected for British Showjumping’s Team NAF Young Rider European Championship Squad


The following squad has been selected to represent Great Britain under the title sponsor banner of Team NAF in the Young Rider European Championships in Zuidwolde, The Netherlands. The competition takes place between the 7th – 14th July 2019 at the Showground Jan Broek Stables.


Leonie Aitkenhead, aged 21, from Gainsborough, Lincolnshire with Jimmy Mack van Berkenbroeck, a 10 year-old bay gelding owned by Beverley Aitkenhead


Graham Babes, aged 21, from Kilmarnock, Ayrshire with Boucheron, a 13 year-old bay gelding owned by Graham


William Fletcher, aged 20, from Faringdon, Oxfordshire with Persimmon, a 13 year-old brown gelding owned by Graham Fletcher


Jodie Hall-McAteer, aged 19, from Borehamwood, Hertfordshire with Salt N Peppa, a 10 year-old chestnut gelding owned by Mandy Hall


Joseph Stockdale, aged 19, from Roade, Northamptonshire with Don Diego de Plata, a 10 year-old bay gelding owned by Laura Stockdale


The Young Rider Team medals will be decided on Friday 12th July and they will then compete for their Individual medals on Sunday 14th July. The Chef d’Equipe accompanying the team will be Tony Newbery.


For further information on the show and full results once the show is underway, visit


British Showjumping would like to thank NAF, title sponsors of the Senior Nations Cup Teams along with the Children, Junior, Young Rider and Veteran teams.


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The GBR showjumping teams are supported by the British Equestrian Federation’s World Class Programme, funded by UK Sport through the National Lottery. The Programme focuses on identifying talent, developing potential and maximising medal-winning performances on the world stage.