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Fouaad Mirza Equestrian Olympics 2021 Individual eventing dressage 1: Mirza climb sixth after elegant performance with Seigneur Medicott

Catch Live Updates from Fouaad Mirza Equestrian Olympics 2021 Individual eventing dressage event
Updated: 30 July 2021 14:11 IST - Published: July, 30 2021 01:42 PM IST
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That's all for today. Mirza will be in again tomorrow.

So until then goodbye and take care.
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Final score

©Olympics
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Fouaad Mirza gets 28 and is now ranked sixth. What a performance by the Indian and his partner.

©Olympics.
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Facts about Seigneur Medicott

Seigneur Medicott, a dark bay Westphalian gelding foaled in 2006 by Seigneur D' Alleray out of Gina XIII by Finley M, has competed 34 times and won 10 times. 

He was the German Champion in 2017 and was purchased the same year by the Embassy Group. He won a CCI1* in Montelibretti, placed 2nd in a CCI1* in Radolfzell en route to the Individual Silver in the Asian Games in Jakarta. He finished 2nd in the CCI4*L in Baborowko, Poland.
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Medicott looking graceful and the way he is carrying himself is just so mesmerising. Both are moving as if it's a walking open grassland of Germany.

Just enjoying every moment. 
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Fouaad Mirza enters the course with all the elegance.
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Seigneur Medicott, lovingly known as Micky, helped Fouaad Mirza win the two silvers at the Asian Games and they both share a strong emotional connect with each other. At first, Fouaad picked Dajara 4 for the Olympics but in the last few gruelling weeks of competing and practise, Mirza felt that Dajara 4 had undergone a lot of pressure. This prompted the change in the final entry with Seigneur Medicott for the Tokyo Olympics as the horse was moving better
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All you need to know about Equestrian

Equestrian is an expensive sport and requires a lot of investment. Apart from other horses invested for the growth of the sport in India and backing other riders, the Embassy Group purchased Seigneur Medicott for 300,000 Euros in 2017, and Dajara 4 was purchased for 275,000 Euros in 2019. Besides the cost of the horses; their travel, maintenance, healthcare, upkeep, trainers, and quarantine costs are a substantial part of the expenses.  Embassy Group continues to support the sport in the country and is committed to see the Indian flag waving high in global events such as the Olympics.
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Good afternoon and welcome to the Sportskeeda LIVE blog on Equestrian.

Fouaad Mirza and his gelding Seigneur Medicott will be in action. They would certainly be pumped up after Lovlina Borgohain's medal-winning performance in the welterweight boxing event.

Mirza is the third Indian equestrian to qualify for the Olympics.

So sit back and enjoy as he and his gelding put on a show for you.
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