Spanish Team Selected for 2012 Olympic Games
The Spanish Equestrian Federation (RFHE) announced today the riders which will represent Spain at the 2012 Olympic Games in London, Great Britain, on 2 - 9 August 2012. Team trainer Jan Bemelmans and chef d'equipe Bobby Fernandez de Bobadilla had no surprise in store in their selection of the Spanish team.
The Spanish Olympic team includes:
- Beatriz Ferrer-Salat - Delgado, a 12-year old Westfalian gelding by De Niro x Weltmeyer
- Morgan Barbancon - Painted Black, a 15-year old Dutch warmblood stallion by Gribaldi x Ferro
- Juan Manuel Munoz Diaz - Fuego, a 14-year old PRE stallion by Utrerano VII x Elgido III
The team reserve rider will be decided upon after the 2012 CDIO Aachen, where Carmen Naesgaard (Ciowa), Jose Daniel Martin Dockx (Grandioso) and Ignacio Rambla (Fogonero) will compete in the CDIO tour alongside Ferrer-Salat.
Photo © Astrid Appels
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