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Switzerland has announced seven riders for the Olympics

Wednesday, 28 March 2012

Clarissa Crotta is one of the riders that has been nominated. Photo by Jenny Abrahamsson.Urs Grüning, the Swiss chef dÉquipe, has announced the seven possible riders for the Olympics in London. The riders have been chosen based on the results from the last 12 months, their continuity, capacity, quality and the health status of their horses as well as their experience from former championships.

The following seven pairs have been selected:

Clarissa Crotta - West Side van Meerputhoeve

Claudia Gisler - Touchable (the list continues)

Steve Guerdat - Nino des Buissonnets or Nasa

Beat Mändli - Louis IV

Werner Muff - Kiamon

Pius Schwizer - Carlina IV

Janika Sprunger - Uptown Boy

"We will go to start at the Olympics with the best from Switzerland to be able to compete against the best in the world. For a top placement we also need to be in great form on that day, have strong nerves and the needed amount of luck." says Urs Grünig to


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