EQUESTRIAN: Libby on British long list

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Libby Seed (Picture by Helen Revington) Libby Seed (Picture by Helen Revington)

BROMHAM youngster Libby Seed has been named on the long list for the Racesafe British team for this summer's Junior European Championships, at Bishop Burton in Yorkshire from August 14-17.

The 17 year old Dauntsey’s School student is included with 14 year old gelding What a Catch The final squad of 12, plus two reserves, will be announced following the trot up on Monday, July 21, after the final trial at Aston-le-Walls.

Seed previously helped Great Britain to Pony European Championships gold in Italy last year, riding Mr Vick.

Ginnie Keen, chairman of selectors, said: “We have a very exciting and talented long list of riders and horses who have worked very hard to get to where they are.

“All are going forward to Aston-Le-Walls for the final selection on Sunday 20th July, from where 12 will be selected for the European Championships at Bishop Burton.

“We will go to Bishop Burton with a great deal of positivity for a great competition and hopefully great results.”

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