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 Denmark
Denmark
Denmark
Ireland
Ireland
Ireland
Portugal
Portugal
Portugal
Group C Qualification Event 3 Russia
Russia
Russia
2019 Pan American Games (Group D/E) 6 3 Brazil
Brazil
Brazil

Canada
Canada
Canada
Group F Qualification Event 3 0 South Africa
South Africa
South Africa
2018 World Equestrian Games (Group G) 3 Australia
Australia
Australia
Composite Teams 0 6 Austria
Austria
Austria
France
France
France
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group A 2 Finland
Norway
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group B 2 Luxembourg
Switzerland
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group C 2 Belarus
Ukraine
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group D/E 4 Bermuda
Brazil
Dominican Republic
Mexico
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group F 2 Morocco
South Africa
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group G 2 New Zealand
South Korea
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Overall 1 Belgium

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 Denmark
Ireland
Portugal
Group C Qualification Event 1 Russia
2019 Pan American Games (Group D/E) 2 1 Brazil
Canada
Group F Qualification Event 1 0 South Africa
2018 World Equestrian Games (Group G) 1 Australia
Composite Teams 0 2 Austria
France

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 Italy
Italy
Italy
Sweden
Sweden
Sweden
Group C Qualification Event 3 Poland
Poland
Poland
2019 Pan American Games (Group D/E) 6 Brazil
Brazil
Brazil
United States
United States
United States
Group F/G Qualification Event 6 China
China
China
Thailand
Thailand
Thailand
2019 Nations Cup Rankings 3 Switzerland
Switzerland
Switzerland
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group A 2 Netherlands
Netherlands
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group B 2 Belgium
Spain
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group C 2 Russia
Russia
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group D 2 Canada
Canada
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group E 2 Chile
Puerto Rico
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group F 2 Pakistan
South Africa
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group G 2 Hong Kong
India
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Overall 6 Austria
Belarus
Belarus
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
Denmark

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 Eventing Championship (Group A/B) 2 Italy
Sweden
Group C Qualification Event 1 Poland
2019 Pan American Games (Group D/E) 2 Brazil
United States
Group F/G Qualification Event 2 China
Thailand
2019 Nations Cup Rankings 1 Switzerland

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 Belgium
Belgium
Belgium
France
France
France
Great Britain
Great Britain
Great Britain
Group C1 Qualification Event 3 Israel
Israel
Israel
Group C2 Qualification Event 3 Ukraine
Ukraine
Ukraine

Czech Republic
Czech Republic
Czech Republic
2019 Pan American Games Team (Group D/E) 9 Argentina
Argentina
Argentina
Brazil
Brazil
Brazil
Mexico
Mexico
Mexico
Group F Qualification Event 6 Egypt
Egypt
Egypt
Morocco
Morocco
Morocco
Group G Qualification Event 6 China
China
China
New Zealand
New Zealand
New Zealand
2019 Nations Cup Final 3 Ireland
Ireland
Ireland
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group A 2 Denmark
Norway
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group B 2 Italy
Portugal
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group C 2 Latvia
Ukraine
2019 Pan American Games Individual – Group D/E 4 Canada
Chile
Colombia
Dominican Republic
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group F 2 Jordan
Syria
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Group G 2 Chinese Taipei
Hong Kong
Olympic Athlete Rankings – Overall 1 Spain

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 Belgium
France
Great Britain
Group C1 Qualification Event 1 Israel
Group C2 Qualification Event 1 Ukraine
Czech Republic
2019 Pan American Games (Group D/E) 3 Argentina
Brazil
Mexico
Group F Qualification Event 2 Egypt
Morocco
Group G Qualification Event 2 China
New Zealand
2019 Nations Cup Final 1 Ireland