Olympic Eventing Appeal Concludes

  • 20 June 2024, 22:30

Horse Sport Ireland has today (Thursday, June 20th) confirmed that an Olympic nomination appeal has concluded with an amicable resolution after the matter was remitted back to the Eventing High Performance Director.

That process has now finished, and the appeal resolved amicably. The confirmed list of nominated riders is as follows:

The three selected combinations, listed in alphabetical order, nominated for selection by the Olympic Federation of Ireland, are:

• Susie Berry (Co. Down) with Wellfields Lincoln, owned by Sue Wilkinson and Anne Marling.

• Sarah Ennis (Co. Dublin) with Action Lady M (ISH), owned by Andrew Cox and Susanne Macken.

• Austin O’Connor (Co. Cork) with Colorado Blue, owned by the Salty Syndicate, Gill Watson, Philippa Smith, Jenny Burall.

The following combination has been selected as P Alternate:

• Aoife Clark (Co. Kildare) with Sportsfield Freelance, owned by the Freelance Syndicate.

The following combinations, listed in alphabetical order, have been selected as travelling reserves who will travel to the Horse Sport Ireland Paris Camp in Haras de Jardy:

• Lucy Latta (Co. Wexford) with RCA Patron Saint, owned by Lesley, David and Alison Crampton.

• Joseph Murphy (Co. Westmeath) with Calmaro, owned by Richard and Tanya Ames, Claire and Charlie Mayne, and Annette O’Callaghan.

The following combinations, listed in alphabetical order, have been selected as team alternates:

• Ian Cassells (Co. Dublin) with Millridge Atlantis (ISH), owned by Fiona and Gerry Leahy.

• Robbie Kearns (Co. Limerick) with Ballyvillane OBOS (ISH), owned by Richard Ames.

• Jennifer Kuehnle (Co. Laois) with Polly Blue Eyes, owned by Hans Kuehnle.

• Padraig McCarthy (Co. Tipperary) with Pomp N Circumstance, owned by Rachel and Sarah Gough.

• Austin O’Connor (Co. Cork) with Isazsa, owned by Lesley Rose.

• Sam Watson (Co. Carlow) with Ballyneety Rocketman (ISH), owned by Hannah and Sam Watson.

Horse Sport Ireland and all parties wish the nominated riders, their support staff, owners, family and friends the very best of luck in the Paris 2024 games.

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