Selection Result of the FEI CSIJ-B Bangkok, Thailand 2017 from 21st to 22nd November

2017/10/17

Dear members,

 

We are pleased to share with you that 3 riders were selected to be our Hong Kong Representatives at the FEI CSIJ-B Bangkok, Thailand 2017 on borrowed horse and it is delighted that Hong Kong are once again invited by Thailand Equestrian Federation. The competition will be held from 21st – 22nd November 2017 at The Royal Horse Guard, Bangkok, Thailand.

 

The selected riders representing Hong Kong are Venus Chan, Gabby Thomas,and Claudia Wrobel and the selected team coach is Mr. Frederick Lam. The riders were selected by the HKEF’s Training and Selection Sub-committee based on their past results and performances in jumping as well as their attitude in and commitment to the sport.

Venus Chan is an active competitor in local jumping events and she claimed 1st place in BREC Jumping Speed Class in September last year. Gabby Thomas has experience at international shows and she claimed 1st place in BB Motorgroup Blouberg Showjumping Cup at South Africa last July while Claudia Wrobel was selected as Hong Kong representatives and won a silver medal at a team competition of Daemyung CUP CSIP Hongcheon, Korea last year.

The team coach Mr. Frederick Lam has been a trainer and riding instructor for more than 30 years with an extensive experiences in training riders and varieties of horses from local Chinese breed to imported European horse as well as ex-raced thoroughbred in both jumping and dressage.

 

Our representatives will compete against 30 junior show jumping riders from 9 countries. On day 1, they will be competing as a team in the class of 105cm against the clock. The day after, 2 riders with the best results from each team on Day 1 will be competing in the class of 110cm individually against the clock with a jump off.

 

Kindly join us to wish our Hong Kong Representatives and the team coach all the best and a good show.

 

Thank you for your kind attention

 

Warm regards,

Hong Kong Equestrian Federation

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