United States names Olympic eventing team [15 July, ’08]

www.horseandhound.co.uk/olympics/7285/263523.html

Samantha Taylor joins Canada’s eventing squad [15 July, ’08]

Samantha Taylor and Livewire have been selected as the fifth rider/horse combination for Canada’s eventing team, following the withdrawal of Jessica Phoenix and Exploring.

Bettina Hoy ruled out of the 2008 Olympic Games [14 July, 2008]

www.horseandhound.co.uk/olympics/7285/263426.html

Albert Zoer may miss the Olympic Games through injury [14 July, 2008]

www.horseandhound.co.uk/olympics/7285/263412.html

William Fox-Pitt to ride Parkmore Ed at the Olympics [09 July, ’08]

www.horseandhound.co.uk/olympics/7285/263106.html

Irish eventing team selected for the Olympics [7 July, ’08]

www.horseandhound.co.uk/olympics/7285/262978.html

Australia names Olympic Games equestrian teams [7 July, ’08]

www.horseandhound.co.uk/olympics/7285/262955.html

Canada’s Jessica Phoenix out of the Olympics [7 July, ’08]

Following an injury sustained during training, Exploring ridden by Jessica Phoenix, has been withdrawn from the Canadian Olympic eventing team.

Canada names Olympic eventing team [18 June, ’08]

  • Kyle Carter riding Madison Park
  • Sandra Donnelly riding Buenos Aires
  • Selena O’Hanlon riding Colombo
  • Jessica Phoenix riding Exploring
  • Michael Winter riding King Pin

New Zealand Olympic eventing team announced [17 June, ’08]

www.horseandhound.co.uk/competitionnews/391/258804.html

Canada names Olympic show jumping team

  • Eric Lamaze on Hickstead
  • Jill Henselwood on Special Ed
  • Mac Cone on Ole
  • Ian Millar on In Style

British dressage team chosen for Beijing Paralympics [16 June, ’08]

www.horseandhound.co.uk/competitionnews/397/258781.html

Two British Olympic pentathletes named [16 June, ’08]

www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/397/258746.html

Zara Phillips out of the Olympics [11/06/2008]

www.horseandhound.co.uk/news/397/258336.html

Dolendo ruled out of Olympic Games for Carl Hester [09/06/2008]

www.horseandhound.co.uk/competitionnews/388/258189.html

Ireland to send eventing team to the Olympic Games

www.horseandhound.co.uk/competitionnews/391/257955.html

America reveals Paralympic dressage team

  • Robin Brueckmann riding Radetzky
  • Barbara Grassmyer riding Mibis
  • Rebecca Hart riding Norteassa
  • Keith Newerla riding Walk on the Moon
  • Lynn Seidemann riding Rolex Toltien

America names Olympic eventing short-list [22 May, ’08]

  • Stephen Bradley with Brandenburg’s Joshua
  • Bruce Davidson, Jr. with BallyNoe Castle RM
  • Phillip Dutton with Connaught, The Foreman or Woodburn
  • Will Faudree with Antigua
  • Becky Holder with Courageous Comet
  • Gina Miles with McKinlaigh
  • Karen O’Connor with Mandiba or Theodore O’Connor
  • Kim Severson with Tipperary Liadhnan
  • Amy Tryon with Leyland or Poggio II
  • Heidi White with Northern Spy

The following horse/rider combinations are substitutes:

  • Stephen Bradley with From
  • Clark Montgomery with Up Spirit
  • Bonnie Mosser with Merloch
  • Jennifer Wooten with The Good Witch

British eventing team named [9 May, ’08]

The British Olympic eventing team will comprise William Fox-Pitt, Mary King, Zara Phillips, Lucy Wiegersma and Sharon Hunt. Read the full story.

42 countries qualified for Olympics [9 May, ’08]

A total of 42 countries have qualified, either with team or individual, to participate in the 2008 Olympic Games.

Jumping teams

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • China
  • Great Britain
  • Germany
  • Hong Kong
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Mexico
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • New Zealand
  • Switzerland
  • Sweden
  • Ukraine
  • USA

Jumping individuals

  • Argentina – 1 rider
  • Azerbaijan – 1 rider
  • Belgium – 1 rider
  • Bermuda – 1 rider
  • Colombia – 1 rider
  • Egypt – 1 rider
  • Guatemala – 1 rider
  • Ireland – 1 rider
  • Jordan – 1 rider
  • Japan – 2 riders
  • Russia – 2 riders
  • United Arab Emirates – 1 rider
  • Venezuela – 1 rider

Dressage teams

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Great Britain
  • Germany
  • Japan
  • The Netherlands
  • Switzerland
  • Sweden
  • USA

Plus countries with three individuals qualified from the same nation to make up a team.

  • Denmark
  • Spain

Dressage individuals

  • Antigua – 1
  • Austria – 2
  • Belgium – 1
  • Belarus – 1
  • China – 1
  • Finland – 1
  • France – 2
  • Italy – 1
  • Korea – 1
  • Mexico – 1
  • South Africa – 1
  • Russia – 1

Eventing teams

  • Australia
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • France
  • Great Britain
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Sweden
  • USA

Plus countries with three individuals qualified from the same nation to make up a team.

  • Ireland
  • New Zealand

Individual eventing

  • Argentina – 1
  • Austria – 1
  • Belgium – 2
  • Belarus – 2
  • Chile – 2
  • China – 1
  • Denmark – 1
  • Jamaica – 1
  • Japan – 1
  • The Netherlands – 2
  • Poland – 2
  • South Africa – 1
  • Russia – 2
  • Switzerland – 1

America eventing squad news [8 May, ’09]

The United States Equestrian Federation intends to announce the US Olympic eventing team on 15 July, based on the performances of short listed riders at Barbury Castle Horse Trials CIC*** (3-6 July) and The Fork Stables in Norwood, North Carolina (11-12 July).

Australia: Two riders selected [23 April, ’09]

The Australian Equestrian Federation has named dressage rider Kristy Oatley and show jumper Edwina Alexander as Olympic riders in Hong Kong. Kristy has Quando-Quando and Don Bolero, while Edwina has three horses to choose from — Isovlas Pialotta, Isovlas Socrates and Isovlas Itot du Chateau.

Australia: dressage short-list released [23 April, ’09]

Australia’s dressage selectors have announced their short-list for the Olympic Games. The combinations selected are:

  • Mary Hanna (Port Said 10 and Rambo)
  • Kristy Oatley (Quando-Quando and Don Bolero)
  • Brett Parbery (Victory Salute)
  • Rozzie Ryan (Donna Carrera)
  • Maree Tomkinson (Lanzaro)
  • Heath Ryan (Greenoaks Dundee)