Today the FEI released their final list of all the competitors in the three equestrian disciplines who will compete in Rio in less than a month. We’ve brought you some of the key announcements leading up to the games, but we can now provide you with a complete list. (Eventing and Dressage are also available.) Your show jumping Olympians are as follows:


  • Matias Albarracin and Cannavaro 9
  • Jose Maria Larocca and Cornet du Lys
  • Bruno Passaro and Chicago Z
  • Ramiro Quintana and Appy Cara
  • Reserve: Jose Maria Larocca and Eliot DWS


  • Scott Keach and Fedor
  • James Paterson-Robinson and Amarillo
  • Edwina Tops-Alexander and Lintea Tequila
  • Matt Williams and Valinski S


  • Jerome Guery and Grand Cru van de Rozenberg
  • Nicola Philipaerts and Zilverstar T


  • Stephan de Freitas Barcha and Landpeter do Feroleto
  • Alvaro Doda de Miranda and Cornetto K
  • Eduardo Menezes and Quintol
  • Pedro Veniss and Quabri de l’Isle
  • Reserve: Felipe Amaral and Premiere Carthoes BZ

UPDATE 7/22: Reserve has been changed for Team Brazil from Felipe Amaral to Rodrigo Pessoa and Cadjadine Z. Reports are that Pessoa has the horse in quarantine, but does not plan to travel to Rio as reserve rider.


  • Yann Candele and First Choice 15
  • Tiffany Foster and Tripple X III
  • Eric Lamaze and Fine Lady 5
  • Amy Millar and Heros
  • Reserve: Kara Chad and Bellinda


  • Daniel Bluman and Sancha LS
  • Rene Lopez and Con Dios III


  • Karim Elzoghby and Amelia


  • Eduardo Alvarez Aznar and Rokfeller de Pleville
  • Sergio Alvarez Moya and Carlo 273
  • Pilar Lucrecia Cordon and Gribouille de Lys
  • Manuel Fernandez Saro and U Watch
  • Reserve: Gerardo Menendez Mieres and Cassino DC


  • Roger Yves Bost and Sydney Une Prince
  • Simon Delestre and Ryan
  • Penelope Leprovost and Flora de Mariposa
  • Kevin Staut and Reveur de Hurtebise
  • Reserve: Philippe Rozier and Rahotep de Toscane

Great Britain

  • Ben Maher and Tic Tac
  • Nick Skelton and Big Star
  • John Whitaker Cassionato
  • Reserve: Jessica Mendoza and Spirit T


  • Christian Ahlmann and Taloubet Z
  • Ludger Beerbaum and Chiara
  • Daniel Deusser and First Class Eeckelghem
  • Marcus Ehning and Cornado NRW
  • Reserve: Meredith Michaels-Beerbaum and Fibonacci


  • Greg Broderick and Going Global


  • Emanuele Gaudiano and Caspar 232


  • Daisuke Fukushima and Cornet 36
  • Toshiki Masui and Taloubetdarco KZ
  • Taizo Sugitani and Imothep
  • Reiki Takeda and Bardolino
  • Reserve: Koki Saito and Capilot


  • Abdelkebir Quaddar and Quickly de Kreisker


  • Jeroen Dubbeldam and Zenith
  • Harrie Smolders and Emerald
  • Maikel van der Vleuten and Verdi
  • Jur Vrieling and Zirocco Blue
  • Reserve: Gerco Schroder and London


  • Alonso Valdez Prado and Chief


  • Luciana Diniz and Fit for Fun 13


  • Hamad Ali Mohamed a al Attiyah and Appagino 2
  • Ali Yousef al Rumaihi and Gunder
  • Sheikh Ali al Thani and First Devision
  • Bassem Hassan Mohammed and Dejavu
  • Reserve: Faleh Suwead al Ajami and Armstrong van de Kapel


  • Romain Duguet and Quorida de Treho
  • Martin Fuchs  and Clooney
  •  Steve Guerdat and Nino des Buissonnets
  • Janika Sprunger and Bonne Chance CW
  • Reserve: Paul Estermann and Castlefield Eclipse


  • Malin Baryard-Johnsson and Quorida de Treho
  • Rolf-Goran Bengtsson and Unita
  • Peder Fredericson and All In
  • Henrik von Eckermann and Yajamila
  • Reserve: Charlotte Mordasini and Romane de Theil

Taiwan (Chinese Taipei)

  • Isheau Wong and Zadarijke V


  • Omer Karaevli and Roso au Crosnier


  • Ulrich Kirchhoff and Prince de la Mare
  • Cassio Rivetti and Fine Fleur du Marais
  • Ferenc Szentirmai and Chadino
  • Rene Tebbel and Zipper
  • Reserve: Ferenc Szentirmai and Chaccland


  • Nestor Nielsen van Hoff and Prince Royal Z de la Luz

United States of America

  • Lucy Davis and Barron
  • Kent Farrington and Voyeur
  • Beezie Madden and Cortes ‘C’
  • Mclain Ward and HH Azur
  • Reserve: Laura Kraut and Zeremonie


  • Emanuel Andrade and Hardrock Z
  • Pablo Barrios and Antares


There is a dizzying number of heavy hitters in this group, and you can easily imagine at least 5-7 completely unique podium scenarios for the team and individual standings that are completely valid hypotheses. And as we learned at last week’s Rolex Grand Prix of Aachen, you can never rule out a dark horse, even at the pinnacle of the sport.

Here are some other fun #RoadToRio facts:

  • Team USA holds the record for the greatest level of participation in Olympic equestrian sports, with 236 horse and rider combinations competing throughout the history of the Games.
  • Team Germany has won the most medals, collecting a total of 75 to date.
  • The equestrian events of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games will be staged in the Deodoro Olympic Park alongside basketball, BMX, canoe slalom, fencing, hockey, modern pentathlon, mountain biking, rugby sevens and shooting.
  • The Deodoro Olympic Park is the second largest Olympic cluster of the Rio 2016 Games venues.
  • Show jumping has 27 countries, 15 teams, and 75 horse and rider combinations.
  • Eventing has 24 countries, 13 teams, and 65 horse and rider combinations.
  • Dressage has 25 countries, 11 teams, and 60 horse and rider combinations.
  • The FEI definite entries also include 34 reserve horses and 33 reserve riders.

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[GAMES OF THE XXXI OLYMPIAD Definite Entries – Show Jumping