Selection for the National Futures Squad

Bill LevettI’ve just found out that Womble, Alfie, Ricky, Sunny and Silks have all been selected for the Australian Equestrian Federation’s Futures Squad – which is great news.

It’s a new programme where the EFA are looking to provide coaching and support to up and coming horses and riders with a series of clinics in the UK. It is modelled on the UK Equine Pathway and a similar system the Americans have.

It was a nice surprise to receive the email and I’m thrilled for the horses and their owners/supporters. The horses were selected based on their performances and Prue Barrett and team assessment of them ‘in the flesh’ during a series of clinics last summer.

All in all good news and something to be pleased with on a rather wet and windy winter’s day!



Posted 1st December

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