Equestrian Qualification

Qualification Summary

Each National Olympic Committee can enter a maximum of 9 competitors with a maximum of three athletes per individual event and one team of three athletes per team event. As hosts, Japan was given the maximum quota. The remaining quotas will be decided at various events, specifically the 2018 World Equestrian Games, various group qualifiers, the 2019 Nations Cup Final and the Olympic Athletes Ranking released on December 31st 2019. The geographical regions are as follows.

Group A – North, Western Europe
Group B – South, Western Europe
Group C – Central, Eastern Europe and Central Asia
Group D – North America
Group E – Central, South America
Group F – Africa and Middle East
Group G – South, East Asia and Oceania

Additionally, all athlete and horse pairs must reach the minimum eligibility requirements in order to compete.

Qualified Nations

Qualification events are listed in hierarchical order.

Individual Dressage

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 3 Japan
Japan
Japan
2018 World Equestrian Games 18 Germany
Germany
Germany
Great Britain
Great Britain
Great Britain
Netherlands
Netherlands
Netherlands
Spain
Spain
Spain
Sweden
Sweden
Sweden
United States
United States
United States
2019 European Dressage Championship (Group A/B) 9
Group C Qualification Event 3
2019 Pan American Games (Group D/E) 6
Group F Qualification Event 3
2018 World Equestrian Games (Group G) 3 Australia
Australia
Australia
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group A 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group B 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group C 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group D 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group E 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group F 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group G 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Overall 1

Team Dressage

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Equestrian Games 6 Germany
Great Britain
Netherlands
Spain
Sweden
United States
2019 European Dressage Championship (Group A/B) 3
Group C Qualification Event 1
2019 Pan American Games (Group D/E) 2
Group F Qualification Event 1
2018 World Equestrian Games (Group G) 1 Australia

Individual Eventing

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 3 Japan
Japan
Japan
2018 World Equestrian Games 18 Australia
Australia
Australia
France
France
France
Germany
Germany
Germany
Great Britain
Great Britain
Great Britain
Ireland
Ireland
Ireland
New Zealand
New Zealand
New Zealand
2019 European Eventing Championship (Group A/B) 6
Group C Qualification Event 3
2019 Pan American Games (Group D/E) 6
Group F/G Qualification Event 6
2019 Nations Cup Final 3
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group A 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group B 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group C 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group D 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group E 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group F 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group G 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Overall 6

Team Eventing

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Equestrian Games 6 Australia
France
Germany
Great Britain
Ireland
New Zealand
2019 European Jumping Championship (Group A/B) 2
Group C Qualification Event 1
2019 Pan American Games (Group D/E) 2
Group F/G Qualification Event 2
2019 Nations Cup Final 1

Individual Jumping

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 3 Japan
Japan
Japan
2018 World Equestrian Games 18 Australia
Australia
Australia
Germany
Germany
Germany
Netherlands
Netherlands
Netherlands
Sweden
Sweden
Sweden
Switzerland
Switzerland
Switzerland
United States
United States
United States
2019 European Jumping Championship (Group A/B) 9
Group C Qualification Event 6
2019 Pan American Games Team (Group D/E) 9
Group F Qualification Event 6
Group G Qualification Event 6
2019 Nations Cup Final 3
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group A 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group B 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group C 2
2019 Pan American Games Individual – Group D/E 4
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group F 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group G 2
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Overall 1

Team Jumping

Qualification Event Places Qualified Nations
Host Nation 1 Japan
2018 World Equestrian Games 6 Australia
Germany
Netherlands
Sweden
Switzerland
United States
2019 European Dressage Championship (Group A/B) 3
Group C Qualification Event 2
2019 Pan American Games (Group D/E) 3
Group F Qualification Event 2
Group G Qualification Event 2
2019 Nations Cup Final 1