Olympics

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Klimke Leads Olympic Eventing after First Day of Dressage

July 28, 2012

German riders filled the top two places in the individual rankings; Australia leads the team standings.... Read More

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First Olympic Horses Arrive at Greenwich Park

July 25, 2012

The first horses have arrived at Greenwich Park, setting for the Olympic equestrian events at London 2012.... Read More

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2012 Olympic Equestrian Events Timetable Announced

July 24, 2012

This year's equestrian events begin July 27 and continue through Aug. 9.... Read More

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Olympic Equestrian Footing Passes Final Review

July 19, 2012

The FEI has granted final approval of the all-weather footing that will be used at Greenwich Park.... Read More

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Entries in for London 2012 Olympic Equestrian Events

July 16, 2012

Athletes from 40 countries on six continents will compete in the London Olympic equestrian events.... Read More

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Show Jumper Presley Boy in Intensive Care with Laminitis

July 16, 2012

The stallion worked July 5 before developing colic and endotoxemia that night. He remains in intensive care.... Read More

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2012 U.S. Olympic Equestrian Teams Named

July 10, 2012

The United States Equestrian Federation has named its 2012 Olympic Teams in dressage, eventing, and jumping.... Read More

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FEI Launches Olympic Website

July 02, 2012

The FEI has launched a new online hub dedicated to all things Olympic and Paralympic, both old and new.... Read More

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Nominated Entries for 2012 Olympics, Paralympics Announced

June 23, 2012

National federations will make their final selection of teams and individuals from the nominated entry list.... Read More

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TheHorse.com Launches Olympic Equestrian Events Blog

June 20, 2012

TheHorse.com blogger and author, Jennifer Bryant, returns to cover the equestrian events during 2012 Olympics.... Read More

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FEI Issues Decisions in Saudi Controlled Medication Cases

May 23, 2012

Two Saudi show jumping horses tested positive to for non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs at competitions.... Read More

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Riders Set to Compete in 2012 Paralympics in London

May 21, 2012

Riders from 26 nations have qualified to participate in equestrian events during the 2012 London Paralympics.... Read More

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Show Jumping Great Sapphire Retired

May 15, 2012

The 17-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare carried McLain Ward to two Olympic Gold medals during her career.... Read More

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Equine Influenza Outbreak has FEI Competition on High Alert

May 11, 2012

No horses at the event have presented any signs of illness, but biosecurity measures have been implemented.... Read More

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Key Veterinary Issues Covered at 2012 FEI Sports Forum

May 02, 2012

Topics included vet regulations, blood during competition, international movement of horses, and cloning.... Read More

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Rolex Kentucky Three-Day Event: The Role of Veterinarians

April 26, 2012

Dr. Chris Newton of Rood & Riddle talks about the vet’s role during the Kentucky Rolex Three-Day Event.... Read More

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Countdown to London 2012 Olympic Games Enters Final 100 Days

April 21, 2012

Two hundred riders and horses will be competing in jumping, dressage, and three-day eventing at the Olympics.... Read More

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Equestrians from 41 Nations Qualify for 2012 London Olympics

March 04, 2012

Riders from 41 nations have qualified to compete in the equestrian events at the London 2012 Olympic Games.... Read More

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Equestrian Among 2012 Olympic Hall of Fame Nominees

March 03, 2012

Among the 18 nominees is William Steinkraus, a member of the U.S. show jumping team at five Olympic Games.... Read More

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2012 Olympics: 23 Nations Qualify for Paralympic Games

February 01, 2012

Para-Dressage riders from 23 nations have qualified to take part in the London 2012 Paralympic Games. ... Read More

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London Olympics 2012: In the Shadow of Kings

February 01, 2012

The equestrian portion of the London Olympic Games will play out against a backdrop of history and royalty.... Read More

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FEI Approves Footing for London 2012 Equestrian Events

January 10, 2012

The approved footing is comprised of nonwaxed sand, felt, and fiber.... Read More

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Former Olympian Facing Animal Cruelty Charges

December 29, 2011

Gwen Stockebrand was charged in connection with the alleged maltreatment of a 28-year-old Thoroughbred mare.... Read More

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2012 Olympic Equestrian Timetable Announced

February 16, 2011

The London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games (LOCOG) has announced the 2012 Olympic equestrian timetable. London 2012 will mark the 100th anniversary of equestrian sport in the Olympic movement. The Olympic opening ceremony on July 27, 2012, ... Read More

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FEI Announces Automatic Qualifiers for 2012 London Olympics

October 13, 2010

Following the 2010 Alltech FEI World Equestrian Games, the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) has announced that the following teams have qualified to compete in the 2012 London Olympics (Great Britain, as the host country, ... Read More