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.


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

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


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.


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.


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Three team horses--one each from Germany, New Zealand, and Sweden--have been withdrawn; reserve horses will compete....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


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.


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


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.


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.


How Do Horses Get to the Rio Olympic Games?

July 29, 2016

Find out how the equine competitors from around the world got to Brazil.... Read More


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

Olympic formats were the focus of the Nov. 12 session at the FEI General Assembly, with FEI President Ingmar De Vos (left) leading discussions with national federations on proposed changes to Olympic competition formats. The three Olympic discipline chairs--Frank Kemperman (dressage), John Madden (jumping), and Giuseppe Della Chiesa (eventing)--detailed the proposals to delegates.


Olympic Formats Take Center Stage at FEI General Assembly

November 13, 2015

Attendees discussed potential changes to the jumping, dressage, and eventing formats for future Olympic games.... Read More

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach was greeted at FEI Headquarters by the stallion Sarango after meetings with an FEI delegation.


IOC President, FEI Discuss Olympic Agenda 2020

November 05, 2015

Olympic Agenda 2020 is the strategic road map for the future of the Olympic movement.... Read More

Eventing will open the Olympic equestrian sports, and the cross-country phase should be a huge attraction in the Deodoro Olympic Park venue.


Equestrian Sport Joins One-Year Countdown to Rio 2016

August 05, 2015

Equestrian sports will celebrate 104 years in the Olympic movement in 2016.... 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.


Glanders Detected at 2016 Olympic Equestrian Facilities

August 04, 2015

A horse at the site tested positive in April, but officials say the diagnosis isn't necessarily cause for concern.... Read More


FEI Launches Global Safety Helmet Campaign

December 18, 2012

The move prefaces the implementation of a rule mandating the use of helmets while riding at FEI events.... Read More


Animal Health Experts Head to Panama for Sport Horse Talks

December 07, 2012

Attendees will work to find a solution to current import and export procedure problems.... Read More


Program for 2013 FEI Sports Forum Released

November 30, 2012

The international movement of horses is among the topics that will be discussed at the event.... Read More

Dressage horse Jerich Parzival, ridden by Adelinde Cornelissen of the Netherlands, was eliminated from team competition because judges noticed blood in his saliva. The spot where he bit his tongue during his test is shown here.


FEI Adopts Dressage 'Blood Rule' at General Assembly

November 19, 2012

The rule states that any horse with "fresh blood" on its body will be definitively eliminated.... Read More


King-Dye Receives 2012 FEI 'Against All Odds Award'

November 15, 2012

King-Dye suffered a traumatic brain injury in 2010 when a horse she was riding tripped and fell. ... Read More

Dressage horse Jerich Parzival, ridden by Adelinde Cornelissen of the Netherlands, was eliminated from team competition because judges noticed blood in his saliva. The spot where he bit his tongue during his test is shown here.


Welfare Group: FEI 'On the Right Track' in Addressing Welfare Issues

November 09, 2012

A World Horse Welfare representative spoke on the topic at the 2012 FEI General Assembly, held Thursday.... Read More


UK Lecture Series Presents Olympian Reed Kessler

October 26, 2012

Kessler is the youngest U.S. Equestrian Team member in history to take part in the Olympic Games.... Read More


Paralympic Riders, Horses Clean of Prohibited Substances

September 14, 2012

All human and equine samples taken during the Para-Equestrian competitions at Greenwich Park tested clean.... Read More


Deceased Show Jumper Hickstead Honored with Statue

September 13, 2012

Hickstead collapsed and died last year in a Verona, Italy, jumping ring due to an aortic rupture.... Read More


Freestyle Medals Awarded at Para-Equestrian Games

September 04, 2012

The Para-Equestrian Dressage at the Paralympic Games closed with the freestyle competition.... Read More


Baker, Puch Take Gold in Monday's Paralympic Freestyle

September 03, 2012

Natasha Baker (GBR) and Pepo Puch (AUT) took home freestyle golds in their respective Grades.... Read More