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Canada's Olympic Long Lists for Dressage, Eventing & Showjumping

Today marks 45 days to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, where equestrian sport will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic Movement. A total of 200 human/equine athlete combinations will compete at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in the Deodoro Olympic Park, the second largest Rio 2016 Games cluster - 75 in Jumping, 65 in Eventing and 60 in Dressage.

The equestrian action gets underway with the Eventing horse inspection on 5 August, the day of the Olympic Opening Ceremony, after which the world’s best horses and riders will compete for six sets of medals over 12 days of intense competition.

The FEI has today published the long lists (FEI nominated entries) of athletes and horses for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Many of the 43 nations that have earned their Rio 2016 Olympic Games slots are still focusing on making their final selection of teams and individual athletes from these nominated entries, and these will be submitted by the National Olympic Committees to the Rio 2016 Organising Committee by the deadline of 18 July.
 
The full nominated entries are available here:
 
Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Jumping
Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Dressage
Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Eventing
Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Who is on the list from Canada?

 While mystery still surrounds how Canada will be choosing members of the Canadian Equestrian Team, at least now we have some clues as those members must come from the published Nominated Entries list. 

Thank goodness the FEI is providing some information, otherwise we wouldn't even officially know who to cheer for! 

Showjumping

Ben Asselin & Veyron
Yann Candele & First Choice 15
Yann Candele & Showgirl
Kara Chad & Bellinda
Tiffany Foster & Tripple X III
Tiffany Foster & Victor
Elizabeth Gingras & Zilversprings
Eric Lamaze & Fine Lady 5
Eric Lamaze & Check Picobello Z
Amy Millar & Heros
Ian Millar & Teddy du Bosquetiau
Jonathon Millar & Calvin Klein

Eventing

Kyle Carter & FR's Trust Fund
Rebecca Howard & Riddle Master
Colleen Loach & Qorry Blue d'Argouges
Holly Jacks & More Inspiration
Lisa Marie Fergusson & Honor Me
Selena O'Hanlon & Foxwood High
Jessica Phoenix & Abbey GS
Jessica Phoenix & A LIttle Romance
Jessica Phoenix & Bentley's Best
Jessica Phoenix & Pavarotti
Rachel McDonough & Irish Rythm
Waylon Roberts & Kelecyn Cognac
Kathryn Robinson & Let it Bee

Dressage

Belinda Trussell & Anton
Megan Lane & Caravella
Chris von Martels & Divertimento
Karen Pavicic & Don Daiquiri
Brittany Fraser & All In
Jacqueline Brooks & D Niro

Paralympic Dressage

Lauren Barwick & Onyx
Ashley Gowanlock & Di Scansano
Jody Schloss & Lieutenant Lobin
Robyn Andrews & Fancianna
Roberta Sheffield & Double Agent
Madison Lawson & Lawrence

The FEI nominated entries list is compiled based on information submitted by the National Federations (NFs) on or before 20 June 2016 in accordance with the FEI General Regulations and the FEI Regulations for Equestrian Events at the Olympic Games.
 
As per Article 606.2.2.3 of the FEI Regulations for Equestrian Events at the Olympic Games NFs are responsible to ensure that Horses which do not meet ownership requirements as laid down by FEI, are not entered for the Equestrian Events at the Olympic Games.
 
Official Final Entries for Rio 2016 (Rio Sport Entry deadline) must be received by the FEI by 18 July 2016 (Article 607.3 of the FEI Regulations for Equestrian Events at the Olympic Games).

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