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Rio 2016: British Superstar, 58 Year-Old Nick Skelton, Wins Show Jumping Gold!

It was a thriller in Rio today where 58 year-old British rider Nick Skelton bested 35 of the world’s best horse and rider combinations to secure an individual gold in the 2016 Olympic games. The morning started at 10am Rio… Continue Reading →

Rio 2016: France is Golden Again! Team USA Pick Up Silver and Bronze Goes to Germany

It was an absolute thriller in Rio today where team medals were decided in dramatic fashion as France and the USA nailed down gold and silver, and Canada and Germany jumped-off for the Bronze. Giulherme Jorge’s track was big and… Continue Reading →

Rio 2016: Results from Show Jumping Day 2

It was a thrilling day of Show Jumping in Rio today, where each round counted toward both a team and individual score. 8 teams move on to tomorrow’s round, and the top 45 individuals with fewer than 10 faults over… Continue Reading →

Rio 2016: Tuesday’s Show Jumping Start List

Tomorrow’s Olympic Show Jumping competition kicks off at 9am eastern. Watch live on NBCOlympics.com or see limited coverage on NBC from 12:30-1:00pm. Here’s the start list: 1. Luciana Diniz (POR) – Fit for Fun 2. Rene Lopez (COL)– Con Dios… Continue Reading →

Rio 2016: Germany Wins Dressage Gold, Great Britain and USA Take Silver and Bronze

Like re-booting to re-establish a connection, Germany clinched team Dressage gold in considerable style at the Olympic Equestrian Park in Deodoro today. Germany has now won eight of the last nine Olympic team Dressage contests – with only Great Britain… Continue Reading →

Rio 2016: Michael Jung and Sam are Back-to-Back Olympic Champions

Michael Jung and Sam FBW are gold medal winners yet again! Jung is just the third rider to win back-to-back gold medals and Sam the first horse to do so since Mark Todd’s Charisma in 1988. And to think Sam… Continue Reading →

Rio 2016: Rookie French Team Steals Eventing Gold!

For a team of rookies, the French riders put on an Eventing clinic the last few days in Rio – usurping veteran riders to land on the top podium. The final day of Eventing competition in Rio saw both thrills… Continue Reading →

Rio 2016: Eventing Standings After Day 2 of Dressage

Day 2 of dressage is complete with William Fox-Pitt and Chilli Morning maintaing their place atop the leaderboard with a penalty score of 37 in an amazing post-injury comeback story. Christopher Burton of Australia maintains his hold on second place… Continue Reading →

Rio 2016: William Fox-Pitt in the Top Spot After Day 1 of Olympic Competition

Day 1 of Eventing competition has wrapped in Rio and, just ten months after suffering a brain injury from a fall at the World Young Horse Championships in Lion D’Angers, British rider William Fox-Pitt and Chilli Morning sit atop the… Continue Reading →

Rio 2016: Broadcast Schedule

It’s that time! With the opening ceremony just hours away the Olympic Games will officially begin. Equestrian coverage starts tomorrow with the first day of dressage for the Eventers. Below is the complete broadcast schedule. For those of you don’t… Continue Reading →

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