Horse Inspection welcomes Para-Equestrian Dressage to Rio

10th Sep 2016

Today saw the Horse Inspection get things underway for the British team at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro. All the British horses sailed through this morning’s Inspection and the GB camp now turn their attention to the Team tests which get the Rio Paralympic Games underway for the equestrian teams tomorrow.

The quartet who will contest the team event for Great Britain have between them represented the country at nine Paralympic Games; the team has been named as Natasha Baker (Cabral), Sophie Christiansen (Athene Lindebjerg), Anne Dunham (Lucas Normark) and Sophie Wells (Valerius).

Lee Pearson (Zion) will compete as an Individual; Lee is the first of the GB squad into the arena to ride in Sunday’s Grade Ib test .

Competition schedule

Timings for tomorrow's tests will be released later tonight so keep your eyes peeled!

How to follow the Great British athletes out in Rio

Channel 4 will be bringing you coverage of all the sporting action live from the Paralympic Games in Rio on the TV, whilst you can also tune in to the action on Radio 5 Live as well.

You will be able to watch coverage and highlights of the equestrian action on Channel 4 during their transmission schedule. Make sure you keep an eye out on the Channel 4 website, their social channels and also make sure you follow our own channels (@TeamGBR / Facebook: Equestrian Team GBR) as we will be flagging when the equestrian events are on TV.

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