Olympics

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Comeback King Skelton Takes Individual Gold in Jumping

August 19, 2016

Nick Skelton, aboard Big Star, becoming the first British rider to win individual jumping gold today.... Read More

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Behind the Scenes at the Olympic Farriery Forge

August 18, 2016

British and Brazilian farriers are working around the clock to keep the equine athletes well-shod in Rio de Janiero.... Read More

Roger Yves Bost, Penelope Leprevost, Kevin Staut, and Philippe Rozier secured Olympic Jumping team gold for France for only the second time in the history of the Games at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro today.

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Fighting French Fly to Victory in Olympic Team Jumping Final

August 17, 2016

Team USA finished in silver medal position, while Germany won a jump-off for the bronze.... Read More

Lucy Davis and Barron produced one of the three clear rounds that ensured Team USA shared the lead after the first round of Team Jumping at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro today.

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Tight at the Top After First Round of Olympic Team Jumping

August 16, 2016

Brazil, Germany, The Netherlands, and Team USA tied for the lead on a zero score after the first round of team jumping.... Read More

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Madden, Cortes 'C' Withdrawn From Olympic Jumping

August 16, 2016

Cortes 'C' sustained an injury during the first round of the team competition on Aug. 16.... Read More

Great Britain’s Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro secured their second successive individual Olympic Dressage title when winning the Freestyle today.

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Dujardin and Valegro Break Olympic Record in Freestyle

August 15, 2016

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro posted an Olympic record score of 93.857% to claim their second individual gold medal.... Read More

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Rio 2016 Olympics: Jumping Day 1 Results

August 14, 2016

Brazil and German jumped clean to lead the competition. Team USA sits in a tie for eighth place. ... Read More

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FEI Reaches Out to New Equestrian Fans in Rio

August 13, 2016

Efforts to bring the sport to the masses include an innovative Equestrian Playground, new website, and more.... Read More

Laura Graves and Verdades helped secure the team bronze in dressage at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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USA Wins Bronze in Dressage Team Competition

August 12, 2016

USA collects dressage team bronze behind gold-medal winning Germany and silver medalist team Great Britain.... Read More

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Dujardin, Germans Lead Olympic Dressage After Day 1

August 12, 2016

Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro (GBR) hold the lead with a score of 85.071. ... Read More

Germany’s Michael Jung took individual gold in the Rio 2016 Olympic eventing competition, with Astier Nicolas (FRA) in silver, and Phillip Dutton (USA) in bronze.

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2016 Olympics: USA's Dutton Wins Individual Eventing Bronze

August 10, 2016

Phillip Dutton and Mighty Nice take third to gold-medal-winning Michael Jung of Germany.... Read More

France clinched team gold in Olympic eventing at the Olympic Equestrian Venue at Deodoro Park today, with defending champions Germany in silver and Australia slipping from the overnight lead to bronze.

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France Clinches Eventing Team Gold at Rio 2016 Olympics

August 09, 2016

Germany earned the silver, and Australia claimed bronze.... Read More

Dr. Thomas Wolff, president of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Veterinary Commission, leads a 130-strong world-class team of veterinary experts, including leading surgeon Dr. Carlos Eduardo Veiga

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World Class Veterinary Care for Equine Olympic Athletes

August 09, 2016

Take a look inside equine veterinary care at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.... Read More

Dr. Thomas Wolff, president of the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Veterinary Commission, leads a 130-strong world-class team of veterinary experts, including leading surgeon Dr. Carlos Eduardo Veiga

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Equine Veterinary Care at Rio 2016 Olympic Games

August 09, 2016

Veterinary specialists from around the globe are prepared to care for the world's top equine athletes in Rio. ... Read More

Australia leads both the team and individual rankings after Eventing cross-country at Deodoro Olympic Park thanks to a superb clear round from Christopher Burton and Santano ll.

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Aussies Lead After Olympic Eventing Cross-Country

August 09, 2016

Australia topped both the eventing team and individual rankings after cross-country concluded Monday. ... Read More

Aerial shots of the Olympic equestrian center at Deodoro taken at the beginning of July, prior to completion of the venue in time for the test event—the Aquece Rio (“Warm Up Rio”) International Horse Trials—which get underway on Aug. 6.

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Glanders: Are Equine Olympic Athletes at Risk?

August 09, 2016

While the deadly disease is endemic in Brazil, animal health authorities say the Rio Games' equestrian facility is safe.... Read More

A solid ride by Ingrid Klimke maintained Team Germany's lead as eventing dressage came to a close.

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Germans Lead After Dressage in Olympic Eventing

August 07, 2016

A solid ride by Ingrid Klimke maintained team Germany's lead as eventing dressage drew to a close on Sunday.... Read More

Great Britain's William Fox-Pitt holds the lead in eventing with the 16-year-old stallion Chilli Morning.

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Fox-Pitt, Chilli Morning Lead Eventing After Dressage

August 07, 2016

The pair from Great Britain hold the lead on a score of 37. Germany leads the team competition with 122 points.... Read More

Sweden’s Frida Andersen (left) and Sarah Algotsson Ostholt (right) attracted the full attention of the photographers during today’s eventing first horse inspection at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro.

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Eventing Horse Inspection Complete, Reserve Riders Called Up

August 05, 2016

Three team horses--one each from Germany, New Zealand, and Sweden--have been withdrawn; reserve horses will compete.... Read More

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Russian Equestrians Cleared to Compete at Rio 2016

August 04, 2016

The news comes following confirmation that none of the five have previous horse or human anti-doping rule violations.... Read More

Switzerland’s Steve Guerdat and Nino des Buissonnets will be going for a record-breaking back-to-back double of individual gold medals in Jumping at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.

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Olympic Jumping Preview: Guerdat Goes for Gold Again

August 04, 2016

Switzerland's Steve Guerdat will ride the same horse he did in London four years ago: Nino des Buissonnets.... Read More

Great Britain's Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro on the way to winning gold in the Grand Prix Special

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Olympic Dressage Preview: Can Dujardin, Valegro Do It Again?

August 03, 2016

World record holders Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro (GBR) will face stiff competition in Rio.... Read More

Germany’s Michael Jung took individual gold in Olympic Eventing at London 2012, with Sara Algottsson Ostholt (SWE) in silver and Sandra Auffarth (GER) in bronze.

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Olympic Eventing Preview: Jung Could be Hard to Beat

August 02, 2016

Reigning Olympic champion Michael Jung (GER) and the rest of the field will kick off the competition on Aug. 6. ... Read More

Horses bound for the Rio 2016 Olympic games are loaded onto an Emirates SkyCargo Being 777-F at London Stansted Airport. On the flight were 34 horses from 10 of the nations competing in Equestrian at Rio 2016.

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How Do Horses Get to the Rio Olympic Games?

July 29, 2016

The Olympic horses have begun their trek to Rio! Find out how they're getting to Brazil.... Read More

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Equestrian Sport Gallops Into the Rio Limelight

July 20, 2016

The Olympic dressage, eventing, and jumping competitions will feature 200 horses and riders from 43 countries.... Read More