Following the choice made by the Spanish show jumping chef d’equipe, Eric van der Vleuten, and Spanish Equestrian Federation’s technical supervisor, Marco Fusté, Spain’s show jumping team for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games has been confirmed as follows: Eduardo Álvarez Áznar on the 11-year-old, Selle Francis stallion Rockfeller de Pleville Bois Margot (L’Arc De Triomphe x Apache […]
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On Thursday July 14th, 2016, the Canadian Olympic Committee and Equestrian Canada named the show jumping team athletes and reserve who are selected to represent Team Canada at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Canadian Equestrian Team’s final preparations for Rio over the next few weeks will include training camps in Florida and Germany. In addition, […]
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The Federación Ecuestre de Colombia has confirmed its selection for show jumping riders for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Colombia is allocated two individual places for show jumping, and from its short list of six horse and rider pairs, the Federación has selected: Rene Lopez on the 12 year old Holsteiner gelding Con Dios III (Colman x Romino) […]
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The Belgian Equestrian Federation has confirmed its horse and rider show jumping selections for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Last year at the European Championships, Belgium failed to qualify an entire team to represent its nation in show jumping at Rio 2016, but it did earn the right to send two Belgian riders to compete […]
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The British Olympic Association has today, July 5th, 2016, announced the 12 athletes that will compete for Team GB across the three equestrian disciplines of Eventing, Dressage and Jumping at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. For the list of eventing and dressage athletes, go here. There is plenty of Olympic Games pedigree in the Jumping […]
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