Rotterdam/Hickstead, June 13th, 2020 - 44 riders from seven countries, Australia, Belgium, Denmark, Great Britain, Ireland, The Netherlands and Norway will participate in the online Rotterdam Hickstead Grand Prix Challenge, which will be broadcasted with live commentary on July 18 -19. The list of riders includes reigning Olympic Champion Charlotte Dujardin (GBR), KNHS Talent of the Year Jeanine Nieuwenhuis (NL) and Dutch Olympic rider Patrick van der Meer, Belgian Olympic rider Jorinde Verwimp, Dane Rawlins riding for Ireland, dressage rider and trainer Tristan Tucker riding for Australia, Mikaela Soratie for Norway, Sune Handsen for Denmark among many others.
The complete line up of riders is now available on the eventwebsite rotterdamhicksteadgpc.com. The broadcasting with live commentary by Stephen Clarke and Mariëtte Sanders-van Gansewinkel on July 18 - 19 will also be on this channel. The tests will be filmed prior without public. More details on programme, sponsors, starting orders, etc. will follow (#rotterdamhicksteadgpc).
"We are looking so much forward to see these riders performing after lock down. The list includes very experienced riders as well as very promising new talent, it's a very interesting line up", says Mariette Sanders. "At the same time it will be great to be back in our 'online' judge huts, although we are still not allowed to give marks", added Stephen Clarke.