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New eventing appointment

THE British Equestrian Federation (BEF) and British Eventing haved announced Philip Surl will be joining the UK Sport, Lottery funded BEF World Class Programme as assistant to the eventing performance manager, Yogi Breisner.

The role will see Philip eventually taking on the running of the World Class Programme's Eventing Equine Pathway and the Eventing Nations Cup Squad that will campaign the FEI's new CICO3* series. Philip is currently British Eventing's east regional co-ordinator and will continue in this role for the foreseeable future although there will have to be small amount of re-allocation of Philip's technical advisor commitments.

Philip is a UKCC Level 3 qualified coach and completed the coach development programme run by Yogi Breisner from 2005-08. As an eventing rider he competed up to 4* level. Philip is married to Claire and has two children.