Australia might have a new contender for one of three coveted team spots for the 2021 Olympic Games in Tokyo: Simone Pearce. Aboard Gestut Sprehe's licensed stallion Destano, Pearce rode to double second places at the 2020 CDI-W Mariakalnok in Hungary, scoring up to 73.106%
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The 28-year old is not an unfamiliar face on the European show scene. She made her international debut as an Under 25 rider on Little Lion (by Leandro x Rastell) back in 2013, then campaigned Wladimir OA (by Flemmingh x Florestan) between 2016 and 2018, and in the spring of 2018 also briefly rode the Helgstrand sales horse Santiago (by Stedinger x Dacaprio). Her last Grand Prix horse was Scolari, which sold to Japan as an Olympic hopeful in 2019, before she was assigned Destano in 2020 as her ticket to the Olympics.
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