For the first time in history the Irish Dressage team at Tokyo secured Olympic qualification after a stunning performance at the European Championships in Rotterdam today.

The Irish team of finished on a final score of 213, to finish second and claiming one of three tickets that were on offer to Tokyo at the final Olympic qualifier for European teams. 

Ireland were just outside the Olympic qualifying places when Kildare's Judy Reynolds entered the arena as last to go with her horse Vancouver K.

Under huge pressure, Reynolds delivered a stunning performance to set a new Irish record of 76.351 which guaranteed Ireland a team place in Tokyo 2020.

 

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