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Team GB Equestrian

by Olympic Reporter: Equestrian

Equestrian events have long been a part of Olympic tradition and consist of three disciplines in the games, they are; Dressage, Show jumping and Eventing. Great Britain has enjoyed strong sucess in Equestrian events with British competitors finding great success in many European and World Championships, and of course in the Olympic games. British royalty have also shown an interest in the sport with Princess Anne competing for the British eventing team and winning gold at the 1971 European Championships. Her daughter, Zara Phillips has also shown a great interest in the sport and was on the brink of joining the British Olympic team at Athens and Beijing, only to miss out due to injury to her horse. With the 2012 Olympic games to be held in London and almost upon us, Great Britain hope to find great success at the games this summer and fly the flag for Great Britain. In the run up to the games, WinkBall have speaking to some of Great Britain's Olympic hopefuls and finding out their hopes and dreams for London 2012. Speaking to competitors, coaches, performance managers and more, WinkBall have been recording an online video documentation of the Great Britain Equestrian team and it's journey to the 2012 games.

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