Home News British entries announced for Paris 2024 dressage

News News

British entries announced for Paris 2024 dressage

Posted in News

Annabella Pidgley and Gio

Twelve athlete and horse combinations have been submitted to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) as nominated entries for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Nine riders have made the list, with Charlotte Dujardin, Lottie Fry and Carl Hester each nominated with two rides. The list also includes Charlotte Dujardin’s Tokyo 2020 ride, Gio, with new rider, and youngest member of the shortlist, Annabella Pidgley.

Nominated entries, listed in alphabetical order by athlete surname are…
Lewis Carrier, aged 27 from Chippenham, Wiltshire, with Andrew and Helen Carrier and his own Diego V
• Charlotte Dujardin, aged 38 from Newent, Gloucestershire, with Ulrike Bachinger, Carl Hester and her own Alive and Kicking, and Carl Hester and Coral Ingham’s Imhotep
• Charlotte Fry, aged 28 from Den Hout, the Netherlands, with Van Olst Horses and her own Everdale, and Glamourdale
• Andrew Gould, aged 44 from Horsham, West Sussex, with Max and Tatiana Skillman’s Indigro
• Carl Hester, aged 56 from Newent, Gloucestershire, with Charlotte Dujardin, Lady Anne Evans, Sandra Biddlecombe and his own En Vogue, and Fiona Bigwood, Mette Dahl and his own Fame
• Gareth Hughes, aged 53 from Southam, Warwickshire, with Julia Hornig, Rebecca Hughes, Ruby Hughes and his own Classic Goldstrike
• Becky Moody, aged 44 from Sheffield, South Yorkshire, with Jo Cooper and her own Jagerbomb
• Susan Pape, aged 61 from Hemmor, Germany, with Harmony Sporthorses and her own Harmony’s V-Plus
• Annabella Pidgley, aged 19 from Windsor, Berkshire, with Sarah Pidgley and Jessica Pidgley’s Gio

These selection decisions are subject to athletes and horses maintaining fitness and performance, and the list can be amended at any point until 25 June 2024, when it must be submitted to the British Olympic Authority.

A squad of four combinations, plus reserves, will be announced in late June, and the dressage runs 30 July – 4 August at the Palace of Versailles.

Picture credit: Daydream Equine Photography. Annabella and Gio – check out their training content in this issue of Horse&Rider magazine.

Your Comments

Leave a Reply