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Team, Open

Date28 – 29 July 1952
StatusOlympic
LocationRuskeasuon liikuntapuisto, Helsinki
Participants24 from 8 countries
FormatThree rider teams, all three scores to count. Team/individual competitions held concurrently.

Eight countries entered with three-person teams, with all three scores to count towards the team score. In 1948 the Swedish team of Henri Saint Cyr, Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern, Jr., and Gehnäll Persson had seemingly won this gold medal, until Persson was disqualified because he was a sergeant, and not a military officer. With the restrictions on competitors lifted in 1952 the same Swedish team returned and did win the gold medal in Helsinki, and they would also win again, with the exact same team members, in 1956 at Stockholm. Switzerland took the silver medal, with Germany winning bronze. One of the German members was Heinz Pollay who had won the individual dressage gold medal in 1936 at Berlin.

PosCompetitor(s)NOCHorsePoints
1SwedenSWE1,597.50Gold
Henri Saint CyrMaster Rufus561.00
Gustaf Adolf Boltenstern, Jr.Krest531.00
Gehnäll PerssonKnaust505.50
2SwitzerlandSUI1,579.00Silver
Gottfried TrachselKursus531.00
Henri ChammartinWöhler529.50
Gustav FischerSoliman518.50
3Unified Team of GermanyGER1,501.00Bronze
Heinz PollayAdular518.50
Ida von NagelAfrika503.00
Fritz ThiedemannChronist479.50
4FranceFRA1,423.50
André JousseauméHarpagon541.00
Jean Peïtevin de Saint-AndréVol au Vent479.00
Jean Saint-Fort PaillardTapir403.50
5ChileCHI1,340.50
José LarraínRey de Oros473.50
Héctor ClavelFrontalera452.00
Ernesto SilvaViarregio415.00
6United StatesUSA1,253.50
Bob BorgBill Biddle492.00
Marjorie HainesThe Flying Dutchman446.00
Hartmann PaulyReno Overdo315.50
7Soviet UnionURS1,205.50
Vladimir RaspopovImeninnik433.50
Vasily TikhonovPevec395.00
Nikolay SitkoCesar377.00
8PortugalPOR1,196.50
António, Viscount de MozelosNapeiro428.50
Francisco Valadas JúniorFeitico422.00
Fernando PaesMatamas346.00