Opening ceremony Friday 5th August. Rio de Janeiro is 4 hours behind the UK.
Dressage: 10th, 11th, 12th, 15th August. GB Dressage Team:
Fiona Bigwood, age 40, based West Sussex, with Penny Bigwood and Neils and Lis Dahl’s Atterupgaards Orthilia.
Charlotte Dujardin OBE, age 30, based Gloucestershire, with Rowena Luard, Anne Barrott and Carl Hester’s Valegro.
Carl Hester MBE, age 49, based Gloucestershire, with Jane De La Mare and his own Nip Tuck.
Spencer Wilton, age 43, based Reading, with Jennifer Goodman and his own Super Nova II.
Travelling Reserve: Lara Griffith, age 27, based Gloucestershire, with Dr Wilfried and Ursula Bechtolsheimer’s Rubin Al Asad.
Eventing: Saturday – Tuesday 6th – 9th August. GB Eventing Team:
William Fox-Pitt, age 47, based Dorset, with Christopher Stone’s Chilli Morning.
Pippa Funnell MBE, age 47, based Surrey, with the late Carol Toliver’s Billy The Biz.
Kitty King, age 33, based Wiltshire, with Diana Bown, Jacqueline Owen and Samantha Wilson’s Ceylor L A N.
Gemma Tattersall, age 31, based West Sussex, with The Pebbles Syndicate’s Quicklook V.
Travelling Reserve: Tina Cook with Billy the Red.
Show jumping: 14th, 16th, 17th, 19th August. GB team:
Ben Maher MBE, age 33, based Hertfordshire, with Jane Forbes Clark and his own Tic Tac.
Nick Skelton OBE, age 58, based Warwickshire, with Beverley Widdowson’s Big Star.
John Whitaker MBE, age 60, based West Yorkshire, with Team Harmony Management Co Ltd’s Ornellaia.
Michael Whitaker, age 56, based Nottinghamshire, with Beverley Widdowson’s Cassionato.
Travelling reserve: Jessica Mendoza, age 20, hometown Wiltshire, with Sarah Mendoza’s Spirit.
Modern Pentathlon: 18th, 19th, 20th August.
Closing ceremony: Sunday 21st August.
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The squad of five riders selected to represent GB at Rio’s paralympics at September’s is as follows:
- Anne Dunham, grade 1a with Lucas Normark, owned by the Lady Joseph Trust and Henrietta Cheetham.
- Sophie Christiansen, grade 1a with Athene Lindebjerg, owned by Diane Redfern.
- Lee Pearson, grade 1b, with Zion, owned by David and Lynda Pearson, Gillian Chinn.
- Natasha Baker, grade II, with Cabral, owned by Christian Landolt, Phil and Lorraine Baker and Dorothy Alder.
- Sophie Wells, grade IV, riding her own Valerius.