A new title sponsor has been announced for British Eventing’s successful Future Two Star League.
Calver Wealth Management, who are a representative of St. James’s Place Wealth Management – a long standing sponsor Barbury International Hors Trials – have come forward to support BE’s league for leading young horses competing at CIC2* and CCI2* level and the league will now be called the ‘Calver Wealth Management 2* League’.
Jo Calver, a Wealth Management Consultant for the organisation, commented: “Through St. James’s Place Wealth Management’s support of Barbury we have really enjoyed being a part of a sport which many of us follow or have a personal involvement with. Working with BE means that we are able to put back in to the sport by supporting an important pathway up the ladder for young horses in to top level equestrian sport, whilst at the same time creating brand awareness for Calver Wealth Management.”
Launched in 2015, the leagues inaugural winners were Daisy Berkeley and Strike Smartly, owned by Fred and Penny Barker. Daisy commented: “If it hadn’t been for the League I might have been tempted to push him a little bit harder this season, which is a mistake you can make with really good eight year olds. Aiming for this League has been a great benefit to him, as well as offering a substantial prize to myself and his extremely supportive owners.”
The league is open to British riders with a horse qualified to compete at this level, with the winner of the Calver Wealth Management 2* League receiving a bursary of £5,000 to share with the owners of their winning ride; the owners will also be the recipients of a bronze horse as a memento of their horse’s achievement.
Qualifying venues for the 2016 league include Burgham International, Floors Castle, Nunney International, Barbury International, Bicton Arena and Osberton International. A full list of fixtures and qualifying criteria are available on British Eventing’s website.