Thursday, Sep. 28, 2023

Updated: Spain And Belgium Name Olympic Dressage Teams


Updated July 12:
Claudio Castillo Ruiz withdrew Alcaide from the team.

Spain’s national federation, Real Federación Hípica Española named four combinations to compete in the dressage competitions in the Tokyo Olympic Games. The list is as follows:

  • Beatriz Ferrer-Salat with Elegance
  • Claudio Castilla Ruiz with Alcaide
  • Severo Jurado Lopez with Fendi T
  • José Antonio Garcia Mena with Sorento 15

Juan Matute Guimón, with his horse Quantico, and Garcia Mena’s second horse Divina Royal are the non-traveling reserves.

Belgium gained a team spot for Tokyo after Ireland withdrew its team position and Luxembourg failed to qualify three riders. Belgium’s national federation, Federation Royale Belge Des Sports Equestres, named its team as follows:


  • Domien Michiels with Intermezzo Van Het Meerdaalhof
  • Larissa Pauluis with Flambeau
  • Laurence Roos with Fil Rouge

Alexa Fairchild and Dabanos D’O4 will act as the traveling reserve.

The dressage competition will take place July 22-28.




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