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The United States unveils its pre-selections for Tokyo

16 April 2021Author : Lea Tchilinguirian

The D-100 mark passed this week, which was an opportunity for the United States to unveil the list of their riders who will potentially get a selection for the Olympic Games in Toyko this summer, which will take place from July 23 to August 8. Ten riders were selected, including two promising up-and-coming riders who made a name for themselves at this year’s Winter Equestrian Festival.

The selected combinations are: 

- Lucy Deslauriers / Hester

- Kent Farrington / Austria 2 and Gazelle

- Bliss Heers / Antidote de Mars

- Laura Kraut / Baloutinue, Confu as well as Goldwin

- Beezie Madden / Breitling LS, Chic Hin D Hyrencourt and Garant

- Brian Moggre / Balou du Reventon and MTM Vivre Le Reve

- Devin Ryan / Eddie Blue

- Jessica Springsteen / Don Juan van de Donkhoeve and RMF Zecilie

- Adrienne Sternlicht / Bennys Legacy, Cristalline and Just a Gamble

- McLain Ward / Contagious, HH Azur and Kasper van het Hellehof

These riders and their horses will be observed at the CSIO5* events in Sopot and Rotterdam. Chef d’équipe Robert Ridland will announce the final selection by July 5, subject to approval by the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee.

Photo credit: Sportfot.com

AuthorLea Tchilinguirian