Olympic Rider Jenny Eriksson Named Spain’s Youth Coach

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MADRID, Spain, Dec, 20, 2o017–Olympic rider Jenny of Finland Eriksson has been named coach of Spain’s youth riders by the Spanish Equestrian Federation.

Jenny, a rider in the 1988 Seoul Olympics and the 1989 European Championships and a long time trainer, succeeds Nicky Barret of Great Britain as youth coach in the last step in an overhaul of Spain’s dressage coaching structure.

Rudolf Zeilinger of Germany was earlier named senior international team coach and Rafael Soto for national competition and young horses under the direction of Luis Lucio.