2012 Olympic Equestrian Events Timetable Announced

With the start of the 2012 Olympic Games less than a week away, equestrians everywhere are preparing to cheer on the horses and riders from around the globe as they compete for Gold Medals in their respective disciplines.

The Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has issued the final timetable for the equestrian events at this year's Games, taking place in London, England. The times, as follows, are listed in Greenwich Mean Time.


  • July 31—First Horse Inspection—17:30 - 19:00 GMT
  • Aug. 2—Grand Prix (Individual/First Team Qualifier)—11:00 - 15:30 GMT
  • Aug. 3—Grand Prix (Individual/First Team Qualifier)—11:00 - 15:30 GMT
  • Aug. 7—Grand Prix Special (Second Individual Qualifier/Team Final)—10:00 - 16:25 GMT
  • Aug. 9—Grand Prix Freestyle (Individual Final)—12:30 - 16:00 GMT


  • July 27—First Horse Inspection—11:00 - 13:00 GMT
  • July 28—Dressage (Individual/Team)—10:00 - 16:45 GMT
  • July 29—Dressage (Individual/Team)—10:00 - 16:45 GMT
  • July 30—Cross Country (Individual/Team)—12:30 - 17:40 GMT
  • July 31—Second Horse Inspection—8:15 - 09:30 GMT
  • July 31—Jumping (Team Final/Individual Qualifier)—10:30 - 13:10 GMT
  • July 31—Jumping (Individual Final)—14:30 - 15:35 GMT


  • Aug. 2—First Horse Inspection—17:00 - 19:00 GMT
  • Aug. 4—First Qualifier—10:30 - 14:05 GMT
  • Aug. 5—Second Individual Qualifier/First Team Round—11:00 - 14:15 GMT
  • Aug. 6—Third Individual Qualifier/Team Final—14:00 - 16:45 GMT
  • Aug. 8—Second Horse Inspection—9:30 - 10:15 GMT
  • Aug. 8—Individual Round A—12:00 - 13:30 GMT
  • Aug. 8—Individual Round B (Final)—14:45 - 16:05 GMT

All medal ceremonies will take place 10 minutes after the arena is cleared from the final competitor, the FEI timetable says.

According to NBCOlympics.com, all equestrian events will be streamed live online. Television coverage schedules are also available on NBCOlympics.com by clicking on "TV Listings." Input your zip code and additional information; then click "TV Listings By Sport" to find when Olympic equestrian television coverage is available in your local area.

TheHorse.com will also be providing updates from the Olympics, as well as continuing our London 2012 Equestrian Olympics blog.

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