24 January 2011

The Kiwis are Coming to the UK

Horse and Hound
22 January, 2011

The 2010 WEG New Zealand Eventing Bronze Medal Squad ©Nan Rawlins/Equimage.com

New Zealand Olympic Squad to be Based in the UK - By Martha Terry
The New Zealand eventing team and entire top-level training programme will relocate to the UK this spring in preparation for the London 2012 Olympics

Jock Padget and Clifton Promise ©Nan Rawlins
The Kiwis aim to better the team bronze medal they secured at last autumn's World Equestrian Games (WEG) and have already named their five-strong 2012 squad. 

"Our riders need to compete against the best in the world — in the UK and Europe," said team coach Erik Duvander. 

"We want to utilise the available team events, such as Aachen, the Olympic test event in London [in July] and our group Olympic qualifier against Japan and Australia, in our team preparations." Read More

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