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Olympic Games Rio 2016

It’s tight at the top after first round of Olympic Team Jumping

Brazil, Germany, The Netherlands and USA all tied for the lead on a zero score after the first round of Team Jumping at Deodoro Olympic Park today, with France trailing by just a single time fault going into tomorrow’s second-round [...]

August 17, 2016 Equestrian
Olympic Games Rio 2016

Dujardin and her horse with a heart of gold do it again

Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin (31) and the fabulous 14-year-old gelding, Valegro, were in a class of their own when posting an Olympic Dressage record score of 93.857 in the Grand Prix Freestyle to claim their second successive individual title today. [...]

August 16, 2016 Equestrian, Other

Brazil and Germany dominate Olympic Jumping opener

The packed stadium at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) exploded into a wall of sound today when Team Brazil matched the performance of a mighty side from Germany to post a zero score as Olympic Jumping got [...]

August 15, 2016 Equestrian
DRESSAGE GRAND PRIXPODIUM TEAM Germany

Germany takes Olympic Dressage team gold once again

Like re-booting to re-establish a connection, Germany clinched team Dressage gold in considerable style at the Olympic Equestrian Park in Deodoro today. Germany has now won eight of the last nine Olympic team Dressage contests – with only Great Britain [...]

August 13, 2016 Equestrian, Other
Olympic Games Rio 2016

Rio 2016 Olympic Dressage Days 1 & 2

Emotional roller-coaster on opening day of Olympic Dressage by Louise Parkes Great tests from both Dorothee Schneider and Sonke Rothenberger have given Team Germany a firm hold at the top of both the individual and team leaderboards after the opening [...]

August 12, 2016 Equestrian
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Fabulous French win Eventing team gold; Germany’s Jung takes second successive individual title

France claimed team gold and Germany’s Michael Jung took his second successive individual title as Olympic Eventing drew to a close at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA). [...]

August 10, 2016 Equestrian, Other
Olympic Games Rio 2016

Aussies lead Olympic Eventing after spectacular cross-country challenge

Australia, Eventing team gold medallists in Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000, heads both the team and individual standings in Olympic Eventing after a day of cross-country thrills, spills and surprises at the Rio 2016 Olympic Equestrian Venue in [...]

August 9, 2016 Equestrian
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Olympic Eventing Dressage

Fox-Pitt forges the early lead in Olympic Eventing  By Louise Parkes It’s not everyone’s idea of the perfect rehab for a serious head injury, but Britain’s William Fox-Pitt defied all the odds to take the early lead as Olympic Eventing [...]

August 8, 2016 Equestrian
London 2012 Olympic Games

Olympic champion Guerdat goes for the golden double

If defending champion, Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat, can claim back-to-back individual gold in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) then he will be the very first Jumping athlete to do so in the history of the Olympic Games. Since Belgium’s Aime Haegeman steered [...]

August 5, 2016 Equestrian
London International Horse Olympia 2014

Can Britain’s golden couple do it again?

You could hardly have scripted it better when Great Britain’s Dressage riders scooped Olympic team gold on home turf at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Greenwich Park. A day after their jumpers topped the team podium for the first [...]

August 3, 2016 Equestrian