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Rideability, pace, and power were the questions asked of the 35 horse and rider combinations that competed over the Round A course of the Olympic Individual Final on Friday, August 19th in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The top 20 riders return to jump Round B, and a possible jumpoff for Individual Olympic Medals, at 1:30pm […]
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In a roomful of newly minted Olympians, an ongoing debate surfaced again. With the International Olympic Committee currently examining the viability of show jumping and other equestrian disciplines, the proposal to change future Olympic show jumping squads from teams of four, to teams of three, continued in Rio. Over three days of competition there occurred four horse disqualifications, […]
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – The U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team has withdrawn Beezie Madden and Cortes ‘C’ from competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. Cortes ‘C’ sustained an injury during Round One of the Team competition on Tuesday and in the best interest of the horse’s welfare, the decision has been made to […]
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The 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games begin this week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, with the first horse going down centerline at Deodoro Equestrian Complex on Saturday, August 5th for the start of eventing dressage. Three disciplines of equestrian sport—three day eventing, dressage, and show jumping—are showcased at the Summer Olympic Games. For equestrian athletes […]
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On Thursday July 14th, 2016, the Canadian Olympic Committee and Equestrian Canada named the show jumping team athletes and reserve who are selected to represent Team Canada at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The Canadian Equestrian Team’s final preparations for Rio over the next few weeks will include training camps in Florida and Germany. In addition, […]
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