A BAND OF NATIONS
A total of six nations will be making their Olympic and Paralympic debuts at Rio 2016; Chinese Taipei and Qatar for jumping, the Dominican Republic and Palestine for dressage, and Zimbabwe for eventing, while Uruguay will be sending its rst para-equestrian dressage athlete.
A total of 43 countries will take part in the Olympic equestrian events, while 30 countries will contend the para-equestrian dressage.
Jumping has the highest number of countries taking part. There will be a maximum of 75 starters from 27 countries. Of these, 15 are teams.
Dressage has a maximum of 60 starters from 25 countries; 11 teams and the remaining 14 nations represented by an individual.
Eventing is to have no more than 65 starters, and they come from 24 nations, 14 of them elding teams of three or four.