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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
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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
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Touchdown! First Olympic horses arrive in Rio de Janeiro!

The first Olympic horses are settling into their athletes’ village – the newly-built stables at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro – with Team New Zealand’s Ringwood Skyboy winning the opening heat of the Rio 2016 Games to be the [...]

August 1, 2016 Equestrian, Other
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FEI parts company with Bromont for FEI World Equestrian Games 2018

The FEI has announced that it is working on alternatives for the FEI World Equestrian Games™ 2018 following mutual agreement between the FEI and Canadian Comité organisateur des Jeux Équestres Mondiaux 2018 (COJEM), the organising committee for the Games in [...]

July 23, 2016 Equestrian
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Equestrian sport gallops into the Rio limelight

Equestrian sport arrives in Rio with its head held high, the bit between its teeth and on the crest of a wave of expansion across the globe. The Rio 2016 sport entries (FEI Definite Entries) are all in, and a [...]

July 22, 2016 Equestrian, Other