Dressage Entries for Tokyo Olympics

British Equestrian and British Dressage have today confirmed the nine dressage horses and rider combinations and the three reserves that have been nominated for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.

The entries are submitted to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) these are then put forward to the British Olympic Association for selection to the Games.

The nominated combinations are:-

  • Fiona Bigwood with Penny Bigwood and her own Hawtins Delicato Groom: Heidi Troniseck
  • Richard Davison with Gwendolyn Meyer and his own Bubblingh Groom: Heidi Troniseck
  • Charlotte Dujardin with Emma Blundell, Jill Blundell and Carl Hester’s Mount St John Freestyle Groom: Alan Davies
  • Emile Faurie with Theodora Livanos and his own Dono di Maggio OLD Groom: Victoria Richards
  • Charlotte Fry with Van Olst Horses and her own Everdale Groom: Steven Caley
  • Carl Hester with Sandra Biddlecombe, Charlotte Dujardin, Lady Anne Evans and his own En Vogue Groom: Lucy Scudamore
  • Gareth Hughes with Judy Firmston-Williams and his own Sintano Van Hof Olympia Groom: Steph Sharples
  • Susan Pape with Harmony Sporthorses and her own Harmony’s Eclectisch Groom: Greta Heemsoth
  • Laura Tomlinson with Ursula Bechtolsheimer and her own DSP Rose of Bavaria Groom: Bea Snudden-Burnham

The following 3 combinations have been named as reserves:

  • Charlotte Dujardin – direct reserve: Renai Hart, Carl Hester and her own Gio 
  • Charlotte Fry – direct reserve: Van Olst Horses and her own Dark Legend 
  • Gareth Hughes – non-direct reserve: Claudine Kroll, Jessica Kroll, Martin Kroll and his own KK Dominant

The selected squad of four combinations will travel to Tokyo, plus reserves, will be announced on 28 June 2021.