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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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – The U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team has withdrawn Beezie Madden and Cortes ‘C’ from competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.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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Great Britain’s Michael Whitaker has withdrawn his participation in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games after his horse Cassionato (Cassini I x Quidam de Revel) showed signs of colic on the evening of August 16th, 2016. Earlier in the afternoon Whitaker competed for Great Britain in the Second Individual Qualifier/Team Round 1 of Olympic Show Jumping, riding […]
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Show Jumping at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games continues on Tuesday, August 16th at Deodoro Equestrian Center in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The Individual 2nd Qualifier/Team Round 1 follows the Individual 1st Qualifier/Team Qualifier for Round 1 that saw Brazil and Germany perform best on Sunday, August 14th. Read full coverage of the opening round of the […]
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