France confirm their line-up for the next leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup.
Following on from the first stage of the Nations Cup in Lummen for the European Division 1, riders will be back competing again next week in what is one of the most spectacular circuits on the tour in La Baule, France. 17 nations will be going head to head for the latest leg of the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup with a total of 67 riders and 185 horses at the 5 star event which is taking place from the 14th through to the 17th of May.
A number of top riders have already confirmed their attendance including Rodrigo Pessoa, Steve Guerdat, Eric Lamaze and Cian O’Connor, all winners of Olympic medals, as well as the riders that made up the French team that won the silver medal at the last world championships: Patrice Delaveau, Simon Delestre, Penelope Leprevost and Kevin Staut.
In addition, the current European champion Roger-Yves Bost, Michael Whitaker and Angelica Augustsson are also going to be taking part at the event in La Baule whereas representing the up and coming talents we find Ireland’s Bertram Allen, Belgium’s Constant van Paesschen and Holland’s Jos Verlooy.
Finally, the French team for the Nations Cup leg is as follows: Simon Delestre with Ryan des Hayettes, Nicolas Delmotte with Number One D’Iso Un Prince, Jerome Hurel with Quartz Rouge, Penelope Leprevost with Flora de Mariposa and Kevin Staut with Reveur de Hurtebise.