For the World Cup final dressage their will be given away two wildcards. One of those went to Brazilian rider Joao Marcari Oliva and his Xama dos Pinhais (by Paladium JHF). The 21 year old rider started his Lusitano stallion at the qualifiers of Den Bosch and Neumünster.
The rider is located at the stables of German horsedealer Norbert van Laak. He also recieves his training from Van Laak. His father owns his own horse stables with over 80 horses back in Brazil.
In two week time it will be Dutch rider Hans Peter Minderhoud who will defend his title with his Glock’s Flirt in Omaha. The other wildcard has yet to be given away.