New Zealand is on track to send a rider to compete in the individual show jumping borrowed horse event at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games on 6–18 October 2018 in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
ESNZ Jumping is pleased to announce the following riders have been shortlisted for the 2018 Youth Olympic Games (YOG) at Buenos Aires, Argentina in October:
New Zealand is part of 25 nations from around the world who have qualified a place at YOG in equestrian. Jumping competitions are the sole discipline representing equestrian and one of the 32 sports on the programme at this third edition of the summer Youth Olympic Games, which are held every four years.
NZ has a strong legacy of success at the Youth Olympics with Emily Fraser winning the Gold in 2014 in Nanjing, China and Jake Lambert winning a silver Team medal in Singapore in 2010.
The Jumping Selectors will nominate one rider from the four shortlisted, to the New Zealand Olympic Selection Committee for final selection. Final selection will be confirmed in the next few weeks.