Australian Olympic longlist

The Australians have teams in all three of the Olympic equestrian competitions. Here's their long list in all three disciplines.

A longlist of riders who are possibly going to be representing Australia at the Rio Olympics has been released. The offical final entries must be in to FEI by 18 July.

Eventing:

UK-based

CCI3* interim leaders, Sammi Birch (AUS) and Hunter Valley II (Image: Libby Law)
Sammi Birch (AUS) and Hunter Valley II (Image: Libby Law)

Samantha Birch (Nee McLeod) on Hunter Valley

Christopher Burton on either Santano II or Nobilis 18

Sam Griffiths (Paulank Brockagh (Image: Libby Law)
Sam Griffiths (Paulank Brockagh (Image: Libby Law)

Sam Griffiths on Paulank Brockagh

Andrew Hoy (Image: Thomas Ix)
Andrew Hoy (Image: Thomas Ix)

Andrew Hoy on Rutherglen

Bill Levett from Australia on Shannondale Titan in the ERMCIC3* class (Image: Libby Law)
Bill Levett from Australia on Shannondale Titan in the ERMCIC3* class (Image: Libby Law)

Bill Levett on Alexander NJ or Improvise

Paul Tapner on Prince Mayo

Australia Based

IMG_8881Shane Rose on either CP Qualified or Virgil

IMG_8899Sonja Johnson on Parkiarrup Illicit Liaison

Stuart Tinney on Pluto Mio or Carlchen

USA Based

Ryan Wood on Powell

 

Dressage

Mary Hanna on either Umbro or Boogie Woggie 6

Suzanne Hearn on Remmington

Kelly Layne on Udon P

Kristy Oatley on Du Soleil, Ronan 2 or Swagman 2

Lyndal Oatley on Sandro Boy 9

Brett Parbery on DP Weltmieser

Marge Tomkinson on Diamantina 4

Seven of the combinations are competing this weekend at Rotterdam. Kelly Layne’s Udon P won’t be starting there due to a minor injury but still wishes to be considered for selection.

Jumping

Chris Chugg on Christalline at Adelaide World Cup Qualifier, November 2015
Chris Chugg on Christalline at Adelaide World Cup Qualifier, November 2015

Chris Chugg, Cera Cassiago

Julia Hargreaves, Vedor or Blinky Bill 6

Steven Hill on Yalambi’s Bellini Star

Scott Keach on Fedor

Jamie Kermond on Yandoo Oaks Constellation

James Paterson-Robinson on Amarillo

Edwina Tops-Alexander on Lintea Tequila Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso
Edwina Tops-Alexander on Lintea Tequila Photo: LGCT / Stefano Grasso

Edwina Tops-Alexander on Lintea Tequila, Caretina or Ego van Orti

Matt Williams on Valinksi S

James Arkins on Rosthwaite Vigilante II

James Arkins
James Arkins