2016 Olympic Dressage Judges Long List

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Rio 2016 Olympic Games Dressage Ground Jury long list announced

 Maribel Alonso de Quinzaños. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com
Maribel Alonso de Quinzaños. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Feb. 17, 2015–Twelve 5* judges were named by the International Equestrian Federation (FEI) Tuesday to the long list for the ground jury at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016.

The judges to be drawn are:
–Maribel Alonso of Mexico. who will be president of the ground jury;
–Susanne Baarup of Denmark;
–Stephen Clarke of Great Britain;
–Annette Fransen-Iacobaeus of Sweden;
–Andrew Gardner of Great Britain;
–Peter Holler of Germany;
–Isabelle Judet of France;
–Thomas Lang of Austria;
–Gary Rockwell of the United States;
–Francis Verbeek of the Netherlands;
–Eddy de Wolff van Westerrode of the Netherlands, and
–Katrina Wüst of Germany.

After Maribel as president, six other members will be determined by a draw for the seven-member panel, plus reserves.

All judges must be of different nationalities so only one of two judges on the long list from Germany, Great Britain and the Netherlands will be selected.

The draw will take place one year before the Rio Games.