Olympic Individual Dressage Schedule

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The British gold medal team of three riders, Laura Bechtolsheimer, Carl Hester and Charlotte Dujardin, all qualified for the musical freestyle that will determine individual medals. © 2012 Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

LONDON, Aug. 8–The musical freestyle to determine individual Olympic dressage medals will be held Thursday as the finale of equestrian sports at historic Greenwich Park.

Italy’s Valentina Truppa on Eremo del Castegno will be the first horse into the arena whose 23,000 seats have been sold out for months.

She is scheduled to start at 12:30 p.m. local time (1330 CET/7:30 am US Eastern time) and the 18 combinations will be spaced 10 minutes apart with two 15-minute breaks.

The final group of six riders and horses, starts at 3 p.m. local (1600 CET/10 a.m. US Eastern Time).

Riders from 10 nations qualified for the freestyle with Great Britain, Germany and the Netherlands each represented by three pairs which means that one nation could win gold, silver and bronze medals.

The complete start list (click on + sign for data on rider and horse):

Time Rider Horse
12:30 Italy TRUPPA Valentina EREMO DEL CASTEGNO +
12:40 Sweden KITTEL Patrik SCANDIC +
12:50 Denmark KASPRZAK Anna DONNPERIGNON +
13:00 Portugal CARVALHO Goncalo RUBI +
13:10 Austria MAX-THEURER Victoria AUGUSTIN +
13:20 Sweden VILHELMSON SILFVEN Tinne DON AURIELLO +
Break
13:45 United States of America PETERS Steffen RAVEL +
13:55 Netherlands GAL Edward UNDERCOVER +
14:05 Denmark ZU SAYN – WITTGENSTEIN Nathalie DIGBY +
14:15 Netherlands van GRUNSVEN Anky SALINERO +
14:25 Spain MUNOZ DIAZ Juan Manuel FUEGO +
14:35 Germany SPREHE Kristina DESPERADOS +
Break
15:00 Germany LANGEHANENBERG Helen DAMON HILL +
15:10 Germany SCHNEIDER Dorothee DIVA ROYAL +
15:20 Great Britain BECHTOLSHEIMER Laura MISTRAL HOJRIS +
15:30 Great Britain HESTER Carl UTHOPIA +
15:40 Netherlands CORNELISSEN Adelinde PARZIVAL +
15:50 Great Britain DUJARDIN Charlotte VALEGRO +