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Galloping on to the Paris Olympic Games



The first Horse Inspection for Dressage will be held on Sunday 28 July at 08.00, and at 11.00 on Tuesday morning 30 July the first 30 horse-and-rider combinations will compete in the Grand Prix while the remaining 30 will do their tests on Wednesday 31.
The top ten ranked Teams in the Grand Prix, including those tied for tenth place, will qualify for the FEI Grand Prix Special which will begin at 10.00 on 3 August and will decide the Team medals.
The second Dressage Horse Inspection will take place at 08.00 on 4 August and will be followed at 10.00 by the Grand Prix Freestyle. This is the Individual Final Competition which is open to 18 combinations qualified from the FEI Grand Prix. The Individual medal ceremony is scheduled for 13.30 on Sunday afternoon. 
Officials for Dressage will include: 
Ground Jury President          -    Raphael Saleh (FRA)
Ground Jury Member            -    Henning Lehrmann (GER)
Ground Jury Member            -    Isobel Wessels (GBR)
Ground Jury Member            -    Mariette Sanders (NED)
Ground Jury Member            -    Magnus Ringmark (SWE)
Ground Jury Member            -    Michael Osinski (USA)
Ground Jury Member            -    Susanne Baarup (DEN)
The Judges Supervisory Panel will consist of:
Member                    -    Andrew Gardner (GBR)
Member                    -    Mary Seefried (AUS)
Member                    -    Henk van Bergen (NED)
There will be a total of 15 Teams and 45 athletes along with 15 Individual competitors. The qualified Teams are France, Denmark, Great Britain, Germany, Sweden, Netherlands, USA, Austria, Belgium, Spain, Poland, Canada,  Australia, Portugal, Finland.
Another 15 countries will be represented by Individuals. Places are allocated through FEI Olympic Groups, qualification events and the FEI Olympic Ranking