Thursday, 03 June 2021
British Equestrian and the British Showjumping selectors can today confirm the nine showjumping athlete and horse combinations, plus three reserves, that will be submitted to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) as our nominated entries for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Only the combinations who appear on the nominated entries list (closing date 21 June 2021) may be put forward to the British Olympic Association for selection to the Games.
Nominated entries, listed in alphabetical order by athlete surname:
The following riders have horses as direct reserves for their horses named above:
Scott Brash – first reserve: Lady Pauline Harris and Lady Pauline Kirkham’s Hello Senator (bay, gelding, 16hh, 12yrs, Carambole x Indoctro, Breeder: Henstra and Henstra NED) and second reserve: Lady Pauline Harris and Lady Pauline Kirkham’s Hello Vincent (bay, gelding, 15.3hh, 12yrs, Consul DL Vie Z x Fergar Mail, Breeders: Raphael Dulin and Annick Dulin Legoupil FRA)
Harry Charles – first reserve (subject to successfully completing a Minimum Eligibilty Requirement competition): Princess Haya Bint Al Hussein and Peter Charles’ Irenice Horta (grey, mare, 13yrs, Vigo d Arsouilles STX x Diamnent de Semilly, Breeder: Wim Van Rossem BEL)
At the time of release, the grooms’ names for each horse have not been confirmed but will be included in the next announcement.
Selection decisions are subject to the athlete and horse maintaining fitness and performance, and this list may be amended at any point up to 21 June 2021. The selected squad of four combinations to travel to Tokyo, plus reserves, will be announced on 28 June 2021.
Nominated entries for dressage combinations will be announced on or 18 June. Nominated entries for the para dressage squad for the Paralympics in Tokyo will also be published on or around 18 June.