The NZ Oceania eventing teams have been declared following this morning’s first horse inspection at the New Zealand Three Day Eventing Championships in Taupo.

The eight selected senior combinations will be known as NZ Black and NZ Silver.

NZ Black Team

NZ Black – Senior Oceania Championships 2019 (from left) Bundy Philpott – Tresca NZPH, Samantha Lissington – Ricker Ridge Rui, Amanda Pottinger – Just Kidding, Madison Crowe – Waitangi Pinterest, Jonathan Paget – Chef d’Equipe. Photo: Diana Dobson/The Black Balloon

The NZ Black team trailblazer is Samantha Lissington, followed by Madison Crowe, Amanda Pottinger with Bundy Philpott as the substitute/alternate. 

NZ Silver Team

NZ Silver – Senior Oceania Championships 2019 – (from left) Monica Oakley – Acrobat, Jackson Bovill – Visionnaire, Penny Castle – Chef d’Equipe, Abigail Long – Enzo, Renee Faulkner – Rubinstar HH. Photo: Diana Dobson/The Black Balloon

Abigail Long will lead out the Silver Team with Renee Faulkner number two, Monica Oakley team anchor, and Jackson Bovill as the substitute/alternate.

Young Rider Team

NZ Young Rider Team – Oceania Championships 2019 (from left) Lucy Turner – Astek Victor, Katrina Butler-Gallie – Tarndale Endeavour, Beth Wilson – Alto et Audax, Annie Styles – Chef d’Equipe, Vicky Browne-Cole – Cutting Edge.

Dressage for the CCI3*-L starts today (Thursday) and team trailblazer Beth Wilson will ride her test at 2.52pm. Lucy Turner will ride second for the team on Friday morning, followed by Vicky Browne-Cole and substitute/alternate Katrina Butler-Gallie.