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Showjumping combinations announced for Paris 2024 Olympic Games

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The horse and rider showjumping combinations for the Paris Olympics nominated

British Equestrian and the British Showjumping selectors have confirmed the 12 jumping athlete and horse combinations who will be submitted to the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) as nominated entries for the Paris 2024 Olympic Games. Only the combinations who appear on the nominated entries list (closing date 25 June 2024) may be put forward to the British Olympic Association for selection to the Games.

The nominated entries are…

  • Scott Brash (38) from Horsham, West Sussex with Lady Pauline Harris and Lady Pauline Kirkham’s Hello Jefferson and Hello Valentino
  • Harry Charles (24) from Alton, Hampshire, with Ann Thompson and Peter Charles’ Aralyn Blue and Romeo 88 and Peter Charles’ Sherlock
  • Tim Gredley (38) from Newmarket, Suffolk, with Rachel Gredley, William Gredley and Unex Competition Yard Ltd’s Imperial HBF and Medoc de Toxandria
  • Ben Maher (41) from Bishops Stortford, Hertfordshire, with Charlotte Rossetter, Pamela Wright and his own Dallas Vegas BatillyEnjeu de Grisien and Point Break
  • Joseph Stockdale (24) from Roade, Northamptonshire, with Joy Cocklin and Laura Stockdale’s Equine America Cacharel
  • Robert Whitaker (41) from Horley, Surrey, with Stephen and Caroline Blatchford’s Vermento

At the time of release, the names of the grooms for each horse had not been confirmed, but will be included in the final squad announcement. Selection decisions are subject to the athletes and horses maintaining fitness and performance, and this list may be amended at any point up to 25 June 2024. The selected squad of four combinations to travel to Paris as part of Team GB, plus reserves, will be announced in late June.

Nominated entries for dressage combinations will be announced over the following weeks and nominated entries for the para dressage squad for the Paralympic Games in Paris will be published in June.

Photo credit: British Equestrian/Jon Stroud Media 

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