Spanish former Olympic team rider Luis Lucio has been appointed dressage director of the Spanish Equestrian Federation (RFHE). Lucio was officially appointed on the job by the RFHE Board of Directors on Monday afternoon 28 January 2013.
The 54-year old Lucio, who originally hails from Barcelona, Spain, will be heading the Technical Selection Committee in the dressage department at the RFHE based in Madrid. The committee incudes Rafael Soto as a trainer representative, as well as a national judge, a representative of the newly founded Spanish Dressage Riders Club and a rep from ANCCE, the society for the promotion of PRE bred horses.
This Dressage Committee will be closely involved in the selection of riders which wish to represent Spain at international competitions.
Aboard Fortuin Lucio was the Spanish team alternate at the 1996 Olympic Games. He was member of the Spanish team at the 2000 Olympic Games in Sydney on the PRE bred Aljarafe. He is currently competing Os Nervi and Favorito at FEI level.
Photo © Astrid Appels
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