Team GBR competitor selection

2017



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Royal Windsor 2017 Windsor, Berkshire, UK
11-14 May 2017
The team will consist of: Horse fours
TBA 
 
  
   
 

FEI World Pony Championships 2017 Minden, Germany
15-20 August 2017
TEAM GBR SELECTION EVENTS TOTAL Best
possible
Nat. Champs
2016
Catton
2017
Hopetoun
2017
Sandringham
2017
Pony
Single
Rosanna Walters Symons 1      1 3
Phillipa Howe2      2 3
Robert Buck3      3 3
Pony
Pairs
Anna Grayston1      1 3
Alan Clarke2      2 3
Tara Wilkinson3      3 3
Pony
Fours
Sara Howe1      1 3
Jo Broadbent3      3 3
Roger Campbell2      2 3
Ratification panel:
Chef d’equipe or Team Trainer: Jill Holah
Council Representative: Chris Smith
Council Nominee: Karen Bassett

FEI European Championships 2017 Gothenburg, Sweden
22-27 August 2017
TEAM GBR SELECTION EVENTS TOTAL Best
possible
Catton
2017
Hopetoun
2017
Sandringham
2017
 
Pippa Bassett           
           
           
           
           
Ratification panel:
Chef d’equipe or Team Trainer: Boyd Exell
Council Representative: James Broome
Council Nominee: Richard Margrave

FEI World Pairs Championships 2017 Lipica, Slovenia
20-24 September 2017
TEAM GBR SELECTION EVENTS TOTAL Best
possible
Nat. Champs
2016
Catton
2017
Hopetoun
2017
Sandringham
2017
James Broome 1      1 3
Libby Priest2      2 3
Lindsey Falloon6      6 3
Graham Heath5      5 3
Diana Lindsay8      8 3
David Matthews 3      3 3
Owen Pilling4      4 3
Marisa Pinnock7      7 3
Karen Scott Barrett          
Joanna Attenborough          
Wendy Embleton          
Ratification panel:
Chef d’equipe or Team Trainer: Paul Sidwell
Council Representative: David Titmuss
Council Nominee: Derrick Mayes

British Masters Series 2017 London International Horse Show, Olympia
December 2017
SELECTION EVENTS TOTAL
POINTS
1st Leg 2nd Leg Final
         
        
        
        
        
        
        

Any athlete who competes at the Final is eligible to secure the Wild Card available for the CAI-W FEI World Cup™ Leg at London Olympia, provided they are eligible to do so as per the FEI World Cup™ Driving Rules.

In all British 4-in-Hand Masters Driving Legs, points are given as follows: 1st-10 pts, 2nd-7pts, 3rd-5pts, 4th-3pts, 5th-2pts, 6th-1pt. If an athlete does not finish a Leg because the athlete retires, is disqualified, is eliminated or for any other reason, they will receive 0 points.

The total points in the series for each driver will be the points from the Final plus the points from ONE Leg. In the event of a tie, the results from the Final will decide the overall points league winner.

The British Masters 4-in-Hand Driving Series Rules


FEI World Singles Championships 2018 Horst, Netherlands
date TBA
SELECTION EVENTS TOTAL
POINTS
BEST
POSSIBLE
National
Champs
2017
     
             
            
            
            
            
            
            
Ratification panel:
Chef d’equipe or Team Trainer: Jeff Bannister
Council Representative: Dick Lane
Council Nominee: Anna Grayston

 

UK COMPETITOR SELECTION PROCEDURE

From 2017, the team selection procedure shall be as given in the British Carriagedriving Rule Book (2016 edition), Annex 19.

Selection for Championships taking place in 2017

1. Prior to their first selection event, competitors must state their interest in writing and sign the declaration agreement.

2. There will be four or five selection events, the best three results to be counted. To be considered for team selection a competitor must complete three events.

3. Points to be awarded as final event placing i.e. 1st = 1 point, 2nd = 2 points etc.

   (a) Points will be awarded to declared selection candidates only: i.e. If the 1st placed competitor at a selection event is not a declared candidate, one point will be awarded for 2nd place, etc.

   (b) The competitor(s) having the lowest points after all the selection events have been completed shall be selected, subject to approval by the ratification panel.

   (c) Should there be an equality of points scored, the marathon scores at mutually contested events will resolve placings.

4. There is no restriction on the number of horses that may be used during selection but in Single Classes each driver/horse combination will be classified individually.

5. Horses to be qualified as Article 905.3. British Carriagedriving to make available qualifying events.

6. Council will nominate Selection Events with a view to finalising teams in sufficient time to allow pre-Championship team training and preparation.

 

Ratification Panel

1. Members to consist of British Carriagedriving Chairman, Competitions Committee representative, Chef d’Equipe and Class Nominee. Substitute members shall be appointed by Council if any member has connection with candidates in contention.

2. The Panel shall seek, should it be deemed advisable, Veterinary advice and/or reports and any other information regarding the competitor.

3. The Panel shall be empowered to de-select any competitor if necessary.

4. All decisions of the Ratification Panel to be approved by the British Carriagedriving Council.

 
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