Gemma Tattersall Confirms Olympic Ride

Gemma Tattersall image credit Mike Bain

Gemma Tattersall Confirms Olympic Ride

British Equestrian Team – Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Update

Following the announcement of the Team GB Equestrian Eventing team on 5 July 2016, it has now been confirmed that Gemma Tattersall, age 31, based West Sussex, will partner The Pebbles Syndicate’s Quicklook V at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

The announcement confirms Gemma’s ride of Quicklook V and not Christopher Stone’s, Chicco Bella P. Quicklook V, stable name Pebbles, is a 12-year-old grey mare by Urkel, out of Unabresse M (Image below)

Gemma Tattersall (GBR) on Quicklook image credit Mike Bain
Gemma Tattersall (GBR) on Quicklook image credit Mike Bain

Gemma has enjoyed tremendous success this year including winning the CIC*** Equi-Trek Bramham International Horse Trials on board Chico Bella P (June) and, most notable, was her coming third at the CCI**** Mitsubishi Motors Badminton Horse Trials riding ex-racehorse, Arctic Soul.

Gemma Tattersall was placed third at Badminton Horse Trials 2016 riding Arctic Soul. Image credit Mike Bain
Gemma Tattersall was placed third at Badminton Horse Trials 2016 riding Arctic Soul. Image credit Mike Bain

Gemma and Pebbles will line-up alongside William Fox-Pitt (Chilli Morning), Kitty King (Ceylor L A N) and Izzy Taylor (Allercombe Ellie); further details about all selected Team GB equestrian athletes and travelling reserves can be found here.

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