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European challenge for the leading Welsh youngsters; EQUESTRIAN.

YOUNG riders from around Wales have had a call-up to represent Wales at the forthcoming European Mounted Games Championships which will be held in Turin, Italy, from August 1-5. Ben Hopkins (Monmouthshire) , George Knight Eddins (Cardiff), Ffion Monger (Merthyr Tydfil), Joe Owen plus Eden and Sophie Greaves (all Denbigh & Flintshire) have been selected to represent Wales at the prestigious event The riders are now in the process of planning the exciting trip where they will contest the title with their ponies.

John Griffith, the Mounted Games chairman, said: "I am very proud to have them all representing Wales and I wish them all the best of luck.

"I am sure they will have a wonderful experience being part of an international team."

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* From left: George Knight Eddins, Eden Greaves, Joe Owen, Sophie Greaves, Ben Hopkins and Ffion Monger will be heading for Italy
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Title Annotation:Sport
Publication:South Wales Echo (Cardiff, Wales)
Geographic Code:4EUUK
Date:May 16, 2012
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