The four Eventing rider and horse combinations selected for the 2016 Australian Olympic Team – Chris Burton (Santano II), Sam Griffiths (Paulank Brockagh), Shane Rose (CP Qualified) and Stuart Tinney (Pluto Mio) - have already been on their own amazing journey to get to Rio, and are poised to add to Australia’s remarkable history in this event. Rose, a Team silver medallist … [Read more...]
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Three Paralympic debutants will join Beijing 2008 Paralympian Sharon Jarvis to make up the 2016 Australian Paralympic Equestrian team set to compete in Rio, the Australian Paralympic Committee (APC) announced today. As the only Para-equestrian rider on the team to have previously competed at a Paralympic Games, Jarvis will lead teammates Emma Booth, Katie Umback and Lisa … [Read more...]
The nomination series for Australia's Rio Dressage hopefuls has come to a close overnight with Kristy Oatley riding Du Soleil to seventh place and a score of 71.320% in the Grand Prix of the Rotterdam CDI3*. Oatley and Du Soleil have been the best placed Australian combination at both nomination events and after equalling her personal best Grand Prix score with this horse, 37 … [Read more...]