By Roberta Milani (translation: Caroline Padilla)
Photography: Ana Carolina de Oliveira, 2Clac, and personal collection
The XIX Pan American Games continue as we publish our November issue: running from October 20 to November 5 in Santiago, Chile, with equestrian sport opening on October 22 and concluding with the showjumping final on November 4.
Equestrian nations participating in the event include Argentina, Barbados, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Puerto Rico, United States, Uruguay, and Venezuela.
The end of September was the final deadline to register combinations that had met the Minimum Eligibility Requirement (MER). Despite slightly longer lists than those who will represent their countries, the nominated horses and riders are just one step away from embarking on this great dream.
In showumping, a total of 18 countries are registered, with nine qualified for the team competition and another nine solely with individual representatives. Dressage will see 13 participating nations, from whom eight have sufficient riders and horses to form teams, leaving five individual riders. In Eventing, out of the nine participating countries, eight will compete with teams, with only one country having an individual representative... To read the complete article you need to be a subscriber
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