25 Aug 2019
FEI European Championships, Rotterdam
What a week for Irish dressage!
Tuesday 20th - The "Girls in Green" - Anna Merveldt, Heike Holstein, Judy Reynolds and Kate Dwyer - qualified the Irish team for the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. The team deservedly made the cover of The Irish Field and Irish Horse World and had coverage on national television and radio.
Judy Reynolds and Vancouver K set a new Irish international Grand Prix record score of 76.351%, placing 10th.
Thursday 22nd - Judy Reynolds and Vancouver K placed 5th in the FEI European Dressage Championships Grand Prix Special with 78.252%, setting a new Irish international Grand Prix Special record.
Saturday 24th - Judy Reynolds and Vancouver K placed 5th in the FEI European Dressage Championships Grand Prix Freestyle To Music with 85.589%, setting a new Irish international Grand Prix Special record.
CONGRATULATIONS to the Irish team and huge thanks to those behind the "Girls in Green" who made this all possible - there are too many to mention but every effort from everyone is appreciated. Roll on Tokyo 2020!