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After the first two Individual Qualifier rounds of at the 2016 Rio Olympics, the FEI found a total of four riders to be in violation of Article 242.3.1 of the FEI Jumping Rules, also known as the “Blood Rule.” During the last 12 months of international show jumping competition, less than three top-level riders were […]
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During Sunday’s First Individual Qualifier/First Team Round of the Rio Olympic Games, two riders were eliminated from the competition after they were found to be in violation of Article 242.3.1 of the FEI Jumping Rules. Belgium’s Nicola Philippaerts was disqualified for excessive use of the spur after his horse Zilverstar T stopped for the second […]
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The Dutch show jumping chef d’equipe, Rob Ehrens, has chosen a strong team of four championship riders, mirroring the gold medal-winning riders from the 2014 Alltech FEI World Championships and 2015 FEI European Championships. The Dutch show jumping team for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games has been confirmed as follows: Jeroen Dubbeldam with the 12-year-old KWPN […]
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