The eventing horse inspection today got things underway for equestrian sport at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games, as twenty-four nations came forward.
The British team who have been drawn fourteenth to go, made up of William Fox-Pitt (Chilli Morning), Pippa Funnell (Billy The Biz), Kitty King (Ceylor L A N), Gemma Tattersall (Quicklook V) and travelling reserve Tina Cook (Billy The Red) all sailed through the inspection.
“Very pleased, she trotted beautifully. It’s really upbeat in camp and we’re all really happy. I just can’t wait to get going!” says Gemma Tattersall.
Timings for the eventing dressage tests this weekend are as follows;
- Gemma Tattersall – Saturday 6 August at 14.40 (BST)
- William Fox-Pitt – Saturday 6 August at 18.18 (BST)
- Pippa Funnell – Sunday 7 August at 15.20 (BST)
- Kitty King – Sunday 7 August at 18.58 (BST)