Applications are now open to join the 2021 Team GB Squad!!
Great Britain Student Riders are delighted to announce that we will be hosting virtual trials for the very first time. 2020 has been a difficult year, our international Nations Cup series has been cancelled and with lockdown rules ever changing it has not been safe for us to host our usual series of team trials. Nevertheless, we are looking forward to 2021 and we are on the search for our next up-and-coming young riders to join us! If you would like to apply to be part of Team GB please follow the instructions below.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org with written answers to the following questions:
I confirm I hold a British Passport, I am currently studying at university or have graduated from university this summer 2020 and I feel comfortable jumping 1m20 on unknown horses.
Your full name
Year of graduation
BUCs team riding experience
Personal Riding Experience (equestrian discipline, level, experience with different horses, achievements, qualifications etc.)
Why do you think you should be selected for the GB Student Riders Squad?
Please also send us a link to a video telling us a bit more about you. The video should be up to 5mins long and include the following:
Tell us a little bit about you and a fun fact about yourself. Being a part of Team GBSR is not just about working hard to win medals but it’s also about building international friendships for life - it’s important to us that you hold the same values and we want you to show us that you will thrive off the whole experience of being part of our team.
Include some footage of you riding on the flat (please include at minimum some sitting trot, transitions, halt/salute, some lateral work). If possible on more than 1 horse.
Jumping a short course of SJ fences (footage should show riding between jumps unedited including a combination) If possible on more than 1 horse.
Applications close on 31 December 2020. All applications will be reviewed by our selection committee and our new squad members will be announced at the end of January on our social media pages. Good luck!!