British Young Talent Named for World Class Development Program

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Lara Griffith competing Andretti H.  2014 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Lara Griffith competing Andretti H. 2014 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

Dec. 1, 2014

The British Equestrian Federation announced Monday riders selected for the 2014-2016 UK Sport National Lottery-funded World Class Development Program.

With selection across the three Olympic sports of dressage, eventing and showjumping as well as para-equestrian dressage, the intake of 49 young riders for 2015 was one of the largest since the program’s inception.

The program provides coaching and support to athletes–through human and equine sports science, nutrition and sports psychology–as part of an established training pathway.

Dressage athletes:
Hannah Biggs from Dorset
Rebecca Edwards from Berkshire
Maria Eilberg from Worcestershire
Lara Griffith from Gloucestershire
Alex Hardwick from Hertfordshire
Emily Harris from Hampshire
Olivia Oakeley from Hampshire
Alice Oppenheimer from Hampshire
Maisie Scruton from East Yorkshire
Ryan Todd from West Yorkshire
Hayley Watson-Greaves from Gloucestershire