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Equestrian at the 1952 Summer Olympics

The Equestrian Events at the 1952 Helsinki Summer Olympics included Dressage, Eventing, and Show Jumping. All three disciplines had both individual and team competitions. The competitions were held from July 28, 1952 to August 3, 1952.


Medal summary

Individual dressage
22x20px Henri Saint Cyr and Master Rufus
Sweden (SWE)
22x20px Lis Hartel and Jubilee
Denmark (DEN)
22x20px André Jousseaume and Harpagon
France (FRA)
Team dressage
Sweden Sweden (SWE)
Henri Saint Cyr and Master Rufus
Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern, Jr. and Krest
Gehnäll Persson and Knaust
Switzerland Switzerland (SUI)
Gottfried Trachsel and Kursus
Henri Chammartin and Wöhler
Gustav Fischer and Soliman
Germany Germany (GER)
Heinz Pollay and Adular
Ida von Nagel and Afrika
Fritz Thiedemann and Chronist
Individual eventing
22x20px Hans von Blixen-Finecke, Jr. and Jubal
Sweden (SWE)
22x20px Guy Lefrant and Verdun
France (FRA)
22x20px Wilhelm Büsing and Hubertus
Germany (GER)
Team eventing
Sweden Sweden (SWE)
Hans von Blixen-Finecke, Jr. and Jubal
Olof Stahre and Komet
Folke Frölén and Fair
Germany Germany (GER)
Wilhelm Büsing and Hubertus
Klaus Wagner and Dachs
Otto Rothe and Trux von Kamax
United States United States (USA)
Charles Hough, Jr. and Cassivellannus
Walter Staley, Jr. and Craigwood Park
John Wofford and Benny Grimes
Individual jumping
22x20px Pierre Jonquères d'Oriola and Ali Baba
France (FRA)
22x20px Óscar Cristi and Bambi
Chile (CHI)
22x20px Fritz Thiedemann and Meteor
Germany (GER)
Team jumping
Great Britain Great Britain (GBR)
Wilfred White and Nizefela
Douglas Stewart and Aherlow
Harry Llewellyn and Foxhunter
Chile Chile (CHI)
Óscar Cristi and Bambi
César Mendoza and Pillán
Ricardo Echeverría and Lindo Peal
United States United States (USA)
William Steinkraus and Hollandia
Arthur McCashin and Miss Budweiser
John William Russell and Democrat

Participating nations

Medal table


Sweden Sweden (SWE)

4 0 0 4

France France (FRA)

1 1 1 3

Great Britain Great Britain (GBR)

1 0 0 1

Chile Chile (CHI)

0 2 0 2

Germany Germany (GER)

0 1 3 4


Denmark Denmark (DEN)

0 1 0 1

Switzerland Switzerland (SUI)

0 1 0 1

United States United States (USA)

0 0 2 2



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