Australian Dressage Team for 2002 World Equestrian Games Selected

Sun, 08/04/2002 - 00:00
2002 World Equestrian Games

The National Dressage selectors have selected the team of 4 riders and horses to contest the 2002 World Equestrian Games to be held in Spain from 11th to 16th September.

The team is the same as the one that placed 6th at the Sydney Olympic Games, which was the highest ever team placing at an Olympic or World Games by an Australian team.

The team for WEG is: 
Kristy Oatley-Nist and Rosemount Wallstreet 
Mary Hanna and Limbo 
Ricky MacMillan and Crisp 
Rachael Sanna/Downs and Yardley Aphrodite

Travelling reserve: 
Heath Ryan and GV Stirling Stilton

The Australian based horses depart from Sydney on 14th August and travel to Gronwohldhof in Germany to train under National coach Clemens Dierks. To fine tune preparations the team will compete at the Munster national show from 28th to 31st August before flying to Spain on 7th September.

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