Scottish riders will be competing in the Under 18 National Championships, at Frickley Park, South Yorkshire, with the National Saddle Centre BE100 U18 Championship running as a BE100 Ou18, and the Novice U18 Championship as a CCI1J, next weekend.

The events which will run across four days from 26 - 29 July 2018, are the culmination of the regional competitions during the qualification period (1 July 2017 – 30 June 2018), held as BE100 Ou18 and ONu18 classes. Rose Dudgeon and Lucy MacKenzie, the Scotland U18 regional coordinators, selected a squad of up to 10 riders at each level to represent Scotland.

Riders and horses selected to represent Scotland in the CCI1J team in alphabetical order include:

Lucinda Crawford (17) with Ballintoher Harry, from Melrose

Daisy Cross (17) with either Commanchero or Bridgepark Cottage Lady, Perth

Freya Hartley (17) with Waterloo Sunset, Banchory

Rowan Laird (16) with Village Crescendo, Cupar

Lewis Marshall (17) with Ballysax Cotterstown, Melrose

Lewis Mclean (18) with Lissygean Mikie Lou, Glasgow

Pollyanna Smith (16) and Castleroche Star, Cupar

Emma Webster (16) and The Face of Rome, Cupar

Rachel Williamson (15) and Antrim October, Falkirk

The team will be captained by Lucinda Crawford with Pollyanna Smith as vice captain.

Riders and horses selected to represent Scotland in the U18 100 team in alphabetical order include:

Persia Bhatia (18) with Molly, from Peebles

Catriona Boxall (17) with Glengowla Neco, Aberdeen

Elspeth Bryce (15) with either My Work of Art or Lacoste, Stirling

Olivia Charles (17) with Lenamore Echo Fort, Aberdeen

Ruth Farnswoth (15) with Go H Alainn, Berwickshire

Daisy Job (16) with Player, Melrose

Findlay Lawson (14) with Midnight Mist, Aberdeen

Eilidh Macaulay (17) with Casper Z, Perth

Sinead Russell (17) with Earthquake Echo, Edinburgh

Katie Scott (18) with Rathoran Silver, Stirling

The team will be captained by Eilidh Macaulay with Daisy Job as vice captain.

Reserve riders for the U18 100 team include:

Olivia Burns (16) with All Rosie, Kilbarchan

Lizzie Montgomery (17) with Belissima II , Huntly

The teams have been fortunate to have a collection of sponsors to support them at the championships, the teams sponsors are: Aberdeen Riding Club, Adam Family Assets LLP, Apt Cavalier, Avonmill Equestrian, Countryways of Aberdeen, Countrywear, Jet Set Saddlery and Weatherbeeta.