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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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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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UPDATE 8/10/16 11:00AM:  Simon Delestre announced that he is withdrawing from his position on the French Olympic team, due to an injury incurred by his horse Hermes Ryan: “It’s with deepest regret that I announce the forfeit of Hermes Ryan for the Olympic Games,” Delestre said. “The exams have revealed a micro-fracture of the hock. […]
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The Federation Equestre Internationale on Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 released the list of definite show jumping entries for the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. In alphabetical order by nation, the definite entries to compete in Olympic show jumping competition from August 14th – 19th, 2016 in Rio de Janeiro Brazil are: **LIST UPDATED AS OF AUGUST […]
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