Australia’s “Shadow” Dressage Team for Olympics Announced

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Rachael Sanna and Jaybee Alabaster, Australia's top ranked combination, among six pairs named to the nation's :shadow" Olympic team. © Ken Braddick/dressage-news.com

SYDNEY, Jan. 16–Australia’s 2012 national squads to form the “shadow” teams for the London Olympics were announced by Equestrian Australia Monday.

Brett Mace, Equestrian Australia’s High Performance Manager, said the “Elite” combinations were current front-runners for the Olympic squad.

“Through the National Performance Directors and Selection panels, we will continue to monitor our combinations at major events prior to nominations being due to the Australian Paralympic Committee and the Australian Olympic Committee in May and June,” he said.

Nomination of the dressage team to the Australian Olympic Committee will be made no later than June 6.

 

2012 National Dressage Squads

2012 Dressage National Elite Squad

Rider Horse Owner
Chantal Wigan Ferero Chantal Wigan and Gary Fairman
Heath Ryan Regardez Moi Heath and Rozzie Ryan
Lyndal Oatley Potifar Andrew and Carol Oatley
Mary Hanna Sancette Mary and Rob Hanna
Mary Hanna Umbro Mary and Rob Hanna
Rachael Sanna Jaybee Alabaster Beverley and John Edwards

2012 Dressage National A Squad

Rider Horse Owner
Alexandra Berns Kings Legend Alexandra Berns
Brett Parbery Lord of Loxley Clyde Wunderwald
Brett Parbery Good As Gold Carolyn Lieutenant
Brett Parbery DP Weltmeiser Susan Duddy
Hayley Beresford Belissimo NRW Zucht-u Sportpferde Schmidt GmbH
Kelly Layne Raja Kelly Layne
Maree Tomkinson Diamantina Maree Tomkinson
Matthew Dowsley  PSI De Caprio Andrea Beatty
Rozzie Ryan  GV Bullwinkle Olivia Bunn

2012 National Dressage Futures Squad

Rider Horse State
 Cassia Montgomery  Rebel M  NSW
 Cassia Montgomery  Fioretta  NSW
 Daniella Dierks  Aber Hallo 29  NSW
 Denise Rogan  Virtuel 1  NSW
 Nadia Coghlan  Fiderdanz  NSW
 Robbie Soster  Danora  NSW
 Danielle Shearer  Riverview Cinderella  QLD
 Hayley Gilbert  Dicavalli Dior  QLD
 Jayden Brown  San Andreas  QLD
 Nicole Tough  Flavio  QLD
 Melissa Van Den Berg  Dornkaart  QLD
 Tor Van Den Berg  World Royal  QLD
 Tor Van Den Berg  Lady Sinatra  QLD
 Angela Donaldson  Danson Destiny  SA
 Heather Currie  Emporio Van De Zwarte Molen  SA
 Ria Grivell  Acacia Ridge Galileo  SA
 Lydia Jackson  Flashazz  TAS
 Lydia Jackson  Splendido  TAS
 Ruth Walker  Walden Park Columbus  TAS
 Georgina Cattermole  Bellaire Cannavaro  VIC
 Holly Stansfield-Smith  Diva Royale  VIC
 Jenny Bray  CJP Diamon Dazzler  VIC
 Lilah Nieuwland  Wajama  VIC
 Sidney Hoffman  Freedom C  VIC
 Tegan Huitson  Heatherton Park Fame  VIC
 Colin Chantler  Bonita  WA
 Deon Stokes  Royal Oak II  WA
 Sally Rose Mayall  Hollingrove Sunburst  WA