Heike Holstein and Sambuca in Tokyo. Picture: Dressage Ireland
Kildare Olympian Heike Holstein finished sixth in her dressage heat at the Tokyo Olympics this morning, missing out on a place in the event final.
The Carbury resident, on board Irish-bred Sambuca, put in a great performance to finish on a score of 68.432 in Group D, but unfortunately it was not enough to advance.
Holstein said she was happy with the 12-year-old mare's performance in her first Olympics. ""I am really proud of her. When she was a little foal I never thought that we would get this far, it is a long road and lots of things can happen," the four-time Olympian told RTE Sport.
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