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Olympic Dressage Lineup–61.6% Female Riders, 4 All-Female Teams, 1 All-Male

12 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Olympic Dressage Lineup–61.6% Female Riders, 4 All-Female Teams, 1 All-Male
The Olympic dressage lineup of females in the majority of the 60 riders and horses--15 teams each with three combinations and 15 individuals--continues the trend begun at the 1972 Games. Four nations--Australia, Denmark, Germany and Russia--have all female teams while host nation Japan will have the sole all-male team. Read More

Olympic Dressage Teams, Individuals–Lineup as of July 8

12 months ago StraightArrow Comments Off on Olympic Dressage Teams, Individuals–Lineup as of July 8
The 15 teams to compete at the Olympic Games in Tokyo beginning with two days of Grand Prix Saturday July 24 and Sunday July 25. Each team will have three riders and horses, with no drop score 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

2 years 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

USA Holds Slight Lead over Canada Midway in Wellington CDIO3* Nations Cup

2 years ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA Holds Slight Lead over Canada Midway in Wellington CDIO3* Nations Cup
WELLINGTON, Florida, Mar. 11, 2020--Steffen Peters and Suppenkasper led the United States to a slender lead over Canada midway through the Adequan Global Dressage Festival CDIO3* Nations Cup Wednesday with the inaugural event in the 2020 trans-Atlantic series to be decided Thursday. Read More