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USA Dressage Team Short List for Tokyo Olympic Games Announced by USEF

2 weeks ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA Dressage Team Short List for Tokyo Olympic Games Announced by USEF
The American dressage team short list for the Tokyo Olympic Games was announced by the U.S. Equestrian Federation Wednesday. They will compete in a mandatory observation event in Wellington, Florida June 8-12 to decide on the team of three combinations and a reserve. Read More

USA Dressage Team Scraps European Tour Before Olympics, Opts for Head-to-Head Wellington Competition in Tokyo-Like Conditions of Heat at Night

1 month ago StraightArrow Comments Off on USA Dressage Team Scraps European Tour Before Olympics, Opts for Head-to-Head Wellington Competition in Tokyo-Like Conditions of Heat at Night
he United States dressage team has scrapped plans to go to Europe ahead of the Olympics and instead hold a head-to-head night time competition of up to 12 combinations in Wellington in June when conditions will be similar to what's expected in Tokyo, hot and humid. Read More

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

4 months 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

8 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