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Staffordshire man named in Team GB dressage group

57 year old says it is "the greatest honour"

A Staffordshire man has been named amongst the four dressage athletes and their horses who will compete for Team GB at London 2012.

It will be Richard Davison's fourth Olympics.

The 57 year old  from Combridge will be riding Artemis, which is owned by the Countess of Derby.

Richard Davison said: "To ride in the Olympics is the greatest honour a rider can ever have and to do it in front of the home crowd in London will be a once-in-a-lifetime privilege. But I’m really happy for Artemis’ owners, sponsors, home team and supporters who have believed in this horse since the beginning and deserve this moment.

"It'll be just like the old days and be great to back in the team again.”

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