The Japan’s national federation announced its dressage team. The athlete/horse combinations are as follows:
Hiroyuki Kitahara on Urakan
Kazuki Sado on Ludwig
Shinsuke Hayashi on Scolari 4
Masanao Takahashi on Rubicon Unit Techno will be the traveling reserve.
The Czech Republic national federation, Česká Jezdecká Federace, announced its show jumping squad and the combinations who will compete as individuals in eventing.
The federation has announced the show jumpers with up to two potential horses. It will announce the exact composition of the three-man show jumping team and substitute rider, as well as the names of the specific horses competing, on July 4:
Aleš Opatrný on Forewer or Gentlemen VH Veldhof
Anna Kellnerová on Catch Me If You Can Old or Silverstone G
Kamil Papoušek on Warness
Ondřej Zvára on Cento Lano or Quimero M
The Czech Republic is sending two individual eventing athletes for the competition:
Miloslav Příhoda on Ferreolus Lat
Miroslav Trunda on Shutterflyke or Trnka Ruf
Fédération Royale Marocaine des Sports Equestres announced the individuals for Morcco’s first Olympic show jumping:
Ali Al Ahrach
The horses competing have not yet been specified.
Photo: Abdelkebir Ouaddar riding Quickly de Kreisker in the Laiterie de Montaigu Trophy
at the 2016 Longines Masters Paris.
Source The Chronicle of the Horse
Photo by Hippo Foto