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FEI President Ingmar De Vos had double cause for celebration this week after confirmation that all human and equine samples taken during the Rio 2016 Olympic Games had returned negative. “Keeping our sport clean is a central part of our daily work at the FEI, but to have back-to-back clean Games in London and Rio […]
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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – The U.S. Olympic Show Jumping Team has withdrawn Beezie Madden and Cortes ‘C’ from competition at the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.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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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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Three additional countries qualified for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil following their classification in yesterday’s team final of the European Championships in Aachen, Germany. The three best countries, that had not already qualified for the Games, were Switzerland, Great Britain and Spain. Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Qualified nations Brazil, as […]
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