Tom McEwen, Pippa Funnell and Ros Canter are among the many riders set to line up at Les 5 Etoiles de Pau CCI5* in France (27-30 October). Fifty-one horse and rider mixtures make the Pau Horse Trials entries listing, representing 11 nations, with Olympic, world and European champions among the many starters.
Tom, who gained Pau on Toledo De Kerser in 2019, has two rides entered for the occasion in Bob Chaplin (pictured), who was unfortunate in his first five-star try at Luhmühlen earlier this 12 months when Tom fell off late within the course after the pair veered off their line and jumped the excessive a part of a brush nook when a canine ran on to the observe, and Braveheart B. Tom additionally had a fall with the latter on his five-star debut at Luhmühlen, so he’ll undoubtedly be in search of some redemption at Pau.
Pippa Funnell is entered to journey her 2019 Burghley winner MGH Grafton Road, whereas Ros Canter will pilot five-star debutant Rehy Royal Diamond.
Different British Pau Horse Trials entries embody the in-form Kirsty Chabert (Basic VI), David Doel, who made a powerful debut at Badminton earlier this 12 months (Ferro Level and Galileo Nieuwmoed), Emily King (Valmy Biats), 2021 Luhmühlen five-star winners Mollie Summerland and Charly Van Ter Heiden, Izzy Taylor (Pleased Days and Monkeying Round) and Bubby Upton (Cannavaro).
World quantity two Jonelle Value traces up within the Pau Horse Trials entries with Grappa Nera, whereas a robust French contingent of 9 mixtures will likely be led by former Pau winners Nicolas Touzaint, who will journey Absolut Gold HDC, and Maxime Livio, who is ready to begin on Carouzo Bois Marotin.
The only Australian consultant will likely be Kevin McNab (Willunga), whereas Germany additionally solely has one consultant within the type of Anna-Katharina Vogel (DSP Quintana P).
There will likely be two riders from the US: Katherine Coleman (RLE Limbo Kaiser) and Caroline Martin (Islandwood Captain Jack).
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