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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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Despite a few acrobatics, Canada’s Yann Candele manages to jump clear over the final fence during a dramatic start to the Show Jumping at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games on Sunday, August 14th, 2016 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. The First Individual/First Team Qualifier was a difficult one-round competition that saw 75 pairs start, and 24 […]
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There has been a last minute switch up to the German Show Jumping Team; Marcus Ehning and Cornado NRW have elected to voluntarily withdraw from participation after Cornado NRW took a bad stumble in Saturday’s show jumping training session. The 13-year-old Westfalian stallion was examined by team vets and found to be unfit to compete […]
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It seems that Team France is having a rough go of it before the Olympic Show Jumping has even gotten underway in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. French rider Penelope Leprevost’s mount Flora De Mariposa, an 11-year-old Belgian bred mare (For Pleasure x Power Light) suffered a bout of colic on the evening of Friday, August […]
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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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