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USA Olympic Team Qualifying Requirements Amended to Extend Time to Make Short List that May Increase to 12 from Eight if Europe Tour Out

1 month ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA Olympic Team Qualifying Requirements Amended to Extend Time to Make Short List that May Increase to 12 from Eight if Europe Tour Out
Riders seeking a place on the American Olympic team short list will have another three weeks to April 26 to qualify, under changes published Friday by the U.S. Equestrian Federation to cope with coronavirus-triggered cancellation of events. The short list may be expanded to 12 rider/horse combinations if there are no European competitions instead of up to eight currently planned. Read More

Hiroshi Hoketsu, Japan’s 3-Time Olympian, Labels as “Quite Irresponsible” Remarks by IOC Official Tokyo Games Will Go Ahead With or Without Covid-19

5 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Hiroshi Hoketsu, Japan’s 3-Time Olympian, Labels as “Quite Irresponsible” Remarks by IOC Official Tokyo Games Will Go Ahead With or Without Covid-19
Three-time Olympian Hiroshi Hoketsu of Japan has labeled as "quite irresponsible and regrettable" statements made by International Olympic Commitee vice president John Coates of Australia that the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will be held with or without coronavirus Read More

Olympic Dressage Rider Allison Brock Named to US Olympic & Paralympic Mental Health Task Force

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Olympic Dressage Rider Allison Brock Named to US Olympic & Paralympic Mental Health Task Force
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, April 3, 2020--Allison Brock, 2016 Olympic dressage rider, has been named to the newly created U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee Mental Health Task Force to develop recommendations and resources to deal with athlete mental health and well-being. Read More

Olympics Set for Friday July 23-Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021–Confirm All Sports from 2020 Calendar

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Olympics Set for Friday July 23-Sunday, Aug. 8, 2021–Confirm All Sports from 2020 Calendar
The Olympic Games will be held in Tokyo from Friday July 23 to Sunday August 8, the International Olympic Committee announced Monday, and will include all sports on the 2020 calendar, including equestrian before they were postponed for the first time in history by the coronavirus pandemic. The new dates for the Paralympic Games are Aug. 24-Sept. 5. Read More

All Dressage Team, Individual Places Already Qualified for Tokyo Olympics Will Remain in Place for Delayed Games

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on All Dressage Team, Individual Places Already Qualified for Tokyo Olympics Will Remain in Place for Delayed Games
National teams and individuals that have already qualified for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games will keep their places at the event that has been postponed until no later than the summer of 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. Read More

Aachen in Germany, Tryon Among 50 International Dressage Shows Postponed or Canceled Through July

11 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Aachen in Germany, Tryon Among 50 International Dressage Shows Postponed or Canceled Through July
The Aachen CHIO Nations Cups of dressage, jumping eventing and driving in Germany and the Tryon, North Carolina CDI3* are among about 50 international dressage shows postponed or canceled so far through to the end of July amidst the coronavirus pandemic. Read More