Dressage Vet Inspection as Olympic Fashion Parade

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LONDON, Aug. 1–Dressage veterinary inspections are frequuently a fashion parade with some show organizers arranging prizes for best-dressed, and though there are no awards at the Olympics the jog before the panel of veterinarians and judges is a display of uniforms reflecting national aspirations–maybe–but definitely a fashion statement.

A photo gallery of the 10 teams and some individuals with riders wearing the team uniform (or not) jogging their horses, in order of appearance (Spain goes under ESP for España).

AUSTRALIA

Lyndal Oatley and Sandro Boy. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

 AUSTRIA

Victoria Max-Theurer and Augustin. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

CANADA

Ashley Holzer and Breaking Dawn. Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

DENMARK

Nathalie zu Sayn-Wittgenstein and Digby. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

 SPAIN

Morgan Barbançon and Paintd Black. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

GREAT BRITAIN

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

GERMANY

Helen Langehanenberg and Damon Hill NRW. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

NETHERLANDS

Edward Gal and Undecover. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

POLAND

Michal Rapcewicz and Randon. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

SWEDEN

Tinne Vilhelmsson-Silfven and Don Auriello. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

Tina Konyot and Calecto V. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

 GROUND JURY/OFFICIALS

The ground jury and officials. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com