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Australian Equestrian-Dressage legend and five-time Olympian Mary Hanna has received one of the FEI’s most prestigious accolades – the Gold Badge of Honour.
Competition has drawn to a close for Australia’s four-member dressage team after it placed ninth in the teams event and did not qualify for the Grand Prix Special.
Dressage rider Sue Hearn has made her Olympic debut at age 60, becoming the second oldest Australian to do so after sailor Harold Brooke competed for Australia at age 61 at the Rome 1960 Olympic Games.
Dressage rider Mary Hanna will become Australia’s oldest competing Olympian and just the third Australian woman to compete at five Games
Three-time Olympian Kristy Oatley was the best performing Australian at the first nomination event to decide Australia’s Dressage team for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
EQUESTRIAN: The Australian Dressage team have performed exceptionally to finish in the top 10 at the 2014 World Equestrian Games (WEG) in Normandy, France, and secure a quota place for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
Equestrian: It was not the Games the equestrian team were hoping for, but the riders have all vowed the depth of horses coming through ranks will see the Aussies go bigger and better come Rio.