The future of British Dressage looks promising as the U21 Selectors reveal an updated short list of athletes in the running for the FEI Youth European Championships 2024.

Talent from Across the UK

The beauty of this short list lies in its geographical diversity. Athletes hailing from different regions of the UK, including Cambridgeshire, Gloucestershire and North Wales, have worked tirelessly with their horses to earn a spot on this coveted list.

The Categories and Contenders

Divided into four groups - Ponies, Juniors, Young Riders, and "Children on Horses", each athlete's information is beautifully detailed with mention of their hometown, and an introduction to their horses, including the horse's name, color, birth year, and breed. This level of detail paints a full picture of the young talent emerging in the Equestrian world.

The Selection Process and Anticipation

The final teams and reserves are expected to be announced by Friday, June 21. This highly anticipated list will serve as the culmination of a stringent selection process that has seen the crème de la crème of the country's young Equestrian talent vie for a spot on the team. To say that the anticipation is palpable would be an understatement!

Looking Forward to the Championships

With the FEI Youth European Championships 2024 on the horizon, excitement is building among fans and enthusiasts. This prestigious event promises to shine a spotlight on the best young Equestrian riders from across Europe.

The Future of British Equestrian: Bright and Bold

As we look to the future of British Dressage, it is clear to see that it stands on firm ground. The talented, dedicated, and passionate young riders shortlisted bear testament to this. They are not just athletes; they are ambassadors of their sport who are sure to leave a lasting impact on the Equestrian world.

Well, as the old adage goes, “The future's so bright, we've got to wear shades”, and the upcoming FEI Youth European Championships 2024 give us good reason to take out those sunnies!