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Equestrian at the 2008 Summer Olympics – Qualification

Contents

Summary

Nation

Individual

Team

Total

Dressage

Eventing

Jumping

Dressage

Eventing

Jumping

22x20px Argentina

1 1

22x20px Australia

3 5 4 X X X 12

22x20px Austria

1 1 2

22x20px Azerbaijan

1 1

22x20px Belarus

1 2 3

22x20px Belgium

2 1 3

22x20px Bermuda

1 1

22x20px Brazil

2 4 4 X X 10

22x20px Canada

3 5 4 X X X 12

22x20px Chile

1 1

22x20px China

1 1 4 X 6

22x20px Colombia

1 1

22x20px Czech Republic

1 1

22x20px Denmark

3 1 X 4

22x20px Egypt

1 1

22x20px Finland

1 1

22x20px France

3 4 X X 7

22x20px Germany

3 5 4 X X X 12

22x20px Great Britain

3 5 4 X X X 12

22x20px Guatemala

1 1

22x20px Hong Kong

3 X 3

22x20px Ireland

5 1 X 6

22x20px Italy

1 5 X 6

22x20px Jamaica

1 1

22x20px Japan

3 1 2 X 6

22x20px Jordan

1 1

22x20px Mexico

1 4 X 5

22x20px Netherlands

3 1 4 X X 8

22x20px New Zealand

5 4 X X 9

22x20px Norway

4 X 4

22x20px Poland

1 2 3

22x20px Portugal

3 X 3

22x20px Russia

2 2 1 5

22x20px Saudi Arabia

4 X 4

22x20px South Korea

1 1

22x20px Spain

2 2

22x20px Sweden

3 5 4 X X X 12

22x20px Switzerland

1 4 X 5

22x20px Ukraine

4 X 4

22x20px United Arab Emirates

1 1

22x20px United States

3 5 4 X X X 12

22x20px Venezuela

1 1
Total: 42 NOCs 47 70 77 11 11 16 194

Dressage

An NOC may enter up to 3 athletes if they qualified for the team competition

Team

Event Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
World Equestrian Games Aug 20 - Sep 3, 2006 Flag of Germany Aachen

3

22x20px Germany
22x20px Netherlands
22x20px United States
European Championship Aug 27 - Sep 2, 2007 Flag of Italy Turin

3

22x20px Sweden
22x20px Switzerland*
22x20px Great Britain
Asia Pacific Championship Group F/G Jan 31, 2008
Feb 4, 2008
Feb 7, 2008
Flag of France Cannes
Flag of Australia Sydney
Flag of New Zealand Palmerston North

2

22x20px Australia
22x20px Japan
Pan-American Games Group D/E July 13-29, 2007 Flag of Brazil Rio de Janeiro

2

22x20px Canada
22x20px Brazil ***
Composite team from Olympic rankings** - -

+

22x20px Denmark
22x20px France
22x20px Portugal
TOTAL 11

* Switzerland decided not to send a Team or an Individual to the Olympic Dressage competition after Silvia Iklé, the top rider on the Swiss team, refused to bring her horse, Salieri CH,to Hong-Kong due to the long travel and concerns over climatic conditions. [1]

** 3 individuals qualified from the same nation from the Olympic rankings to make up a team

*** Brazil sent only two riders

Individual

Individual qualification decided by the FEI Olympic Riders Ranking as of May 1, 2008.

Event Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation

1

22x20px China
Team Event

29**

All athletes
North Western Europe

1

22x20px Finland
South Western Europe

1

22x20px France
Central & Eastern Europe; Central Asia

1

22x20px Russia
North America

1

[[Image:Template:Country flag IOC alias ANT|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] [[Template:Country IOC alias ANT at the 2008 Summer Olympics|Template:Country IOC alias ANT]]***
Central & South America

1

22x20px Mexico
Africa & Middle East

1

[[Image:Template:Country flag IOC alias RSA|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] [[Template:Country IOC alias RSA at the 2008 Summer Olympics|Template:Country IOC alias RSA]]***
South East Asia; Oceania

1

22x20px South Korea
Other places*

12+

22x20px Denmark
22x20px Austria
22x20px Spain
22x20px Denmark
22x20px Denmark
22x20px Spain
22x20px Belarus
22x20px Spain
22x20px Italy
22x20px France
22x20px France
22x20px Russia
22x20px Poland**
22x20px Portugal**
22x20px Russia**
22x20px Portugal***
22x20px Portugal***
TOTAL 47

* Other places to complete the quota will be allocated to best ranked individuals not qualified above and invitation places.

** Switzerland decided not to send a Team and replaced by NOCs of the next highest ranked eligible athletes on the FEI Olympic Riders Ranking.

*** Unused quotas replaced by NOC of the next highest ranked eligible athletes on the FEI Olympic Riders Ranking.

Eventing

An NOC may enter up to 5 athletes if they qualified for the team competition, or up to 2 athletes if they didn't.

Team

Team Competition Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
World Equestrian Games Aug 20 - Sep 3, 2006 Flag of Germany Aachen

5

22x20px Germany
22x20px Great Britain
22x20px Australia
22x20px United States
22x20px Sweden
Pan-American Games Group D/E July 13-29, 2007 Flag of Brazil Rio de Janeiro

2

22x20px Canada
22x20px Brazil
Asia Pacific Championship Group F/G* Oct 27-28, 2007 Flag of New Zealand Takapau

1

-
European Championship Sep 13-16 2007 Flag of Italy Pratoni del Vivaro

2

22x20px France
22x20px Italy
Composite team from Olympic rankings** - -

+

22x20px New Zealand
22x20px Ireland
TOTAL 11

* Event not held

** made up of minimum 3 to a maximum of 5 individuals qualified from the same nation from the Olympic rankings to make up a team

Individual

Individual qualification will be decided by the FEI Olympic Riders Ranking as of May 1, 2008.

Event Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation

1

22x20px China
Team Event

43

All athletes
North Western Europe

1

22x20px Denmark
South Western Europe

1

22x20px Belgium
Central & Eastern Europe; Central Asia

1

22x20px Poland
North America

1

22x20px Jamaica
Central & South America

1

22x20px Chile
Africa & Middle East

1

[[Image:Template:Country flag IOC alias RSA|22x20px|border|alt=|link=]] [[Template:Country IOC alias RSA at the 2008 Summer Olympics|Template:Country IOC alias RSA]]**
South East Asia; Oceania

1

22x20px New Zealand
Other places*

22+

22x20px New Zealand
22x20px New Zealand
22x20px New Zealand
22x20px New Zealand
22x20px Austria
22x20px Belgium
22x20px Switzerland
22x20px Belarus
22x20px Japan
22x20px Ireland
22x20px Russia
22x20px Poland
22x20px Belarus
22x20px Ireland
22x20px Russia
22x20px Ireland
22x20px Argentina
22x20px Netherlands
22x20px Netherlands
22x20px Ireland
22x20px Ireland
22x20px Chile
22x20px Czech Republic**
TOTAL 70

* Other places to complete the quota will be allocated to best ranked individuals not qualified above and invitation places.

** Unused quota replaced by NOC of the next highest ranked eligible athletes on the FEI Olympic Riders Ranking.

Jumping

An NOC may enter up to 4 athletes if they qualified for the team competition, or up to 2 athletes if they didn't.

Team

Event Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Host Nation - -

2

22x20px China
22x20px Hong Kong
2006 FEI World Equestrian Games Aug 20 - Sep 3, 2006 Flag of Germany Aachen

5

22x20px Netherlands
22x20px United States
22x20px Germany
22x20px Ukraine
22x20px Switzerland
2007 FEI European Jumping Championship August 15-19, 2007 Flag of Germany Mannheim

3

22x20px Great Britain
22x20px Sweden
22x20px Norway
2007 Pan American Games July 13-29, 2007 Flag of Brazil Rio de Janeiro

3

22x20px Brazil
22x20px Canada
22x20px Mexico
2006 FEI World Equestrian Games / Qualification Event 2007
(combined) Group F
Aug 20 - Sep 3, 2006
March 6-10, 2007
Flag of Germany Aachen
Flag of Qatar Doha

1

22x20px Saudi Arabia
2006 FEI World Equestrian Games Group G Aug 20 - Sep 3, 2006 Flag of Germany Aachen

1

22x20px Australia
Olympic Qualification Event Group G June 7-10 2007 Flag of Germany Balve

1

22x20px New Zealand
TOTAL 16

Individual

Team Competition Date Venue Vacancies Qualified
Team Event - -

63

All athletes
Olympic Riders Ranking Group A/B May 1, 2008 -

2

22x20px Ireland
22x20px Belgium
Olympic Riders Ranking Group C May 1, 2008 -

3

22x20px Russia
22x20px Russia
22x20px Azerbaijan
Pan-American Games Group D July 13-29, 2007 Flag of Brazil Rio de Janeiro

1

22x20px Bermuda
Pan-American Games Group E July 13-29, 2007 Flag of Brazil Rio de Janeiro

4

22x20px Venezuela
22x20px Colombia
22x20px Argentina
22x20px Guatemala
World Equestrian Games Group F Aug 20 - Sep 3, 2006 Flag of Germany Aachen

2

22x20px Jordan
22x20px Egypt
Qualification Event 2007 Group F March 6-10, 2007 Flag of Qatar Doha

1

22x20px United Arab Emirates
World Equestrian Games Group G Aug 20 - Sep 3, 2006 Flag of Germany Aachen

1

22x20px Japan
Qualification Event 2007 Group G June 7-10 2007 Flag of Germany Balve

1

22x20px Japan
TOTAL 77

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