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Normal order restored as Germany takes Olympic Dressage team gold once again

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Team Germany took its 13th Olympic Dressage team gold today at Deodoro Olympic Park. L to R – Isabell Werth, Dorothee Schneider, Sönke Rothenberger and Kristina Bröring-Sprehe. (Richard Juillart/FEI) By Louise Parkes Like re-booting to re-establish a connection, Germany clinched…

Aussies in front after spectacular Olympic Eventing cross-country challenge

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Australia leads both the team and individual rankings after Eventing cross-country at Deodoro Olympic Park thanks to a superb clear round from Christopher Burton and Santano ll. Medals will be decided in tomorrow’s showjumping phase. (FEI/Dirk Caremans) By Louise Parkes…

Let the Equestrian Games Begin in Rio

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  Classic Communications/USEF Communications Department   Boyd Martin and Blackfoot Mystery (Shannon Brinkman Photo) Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – The eventing horse inspection officially kicked off equestrian competition at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday. Over…

Equestrian sport gallops into the Rio limelight

Equestrian sport gallops into the Rio limelight By Louise Parkes   Equestrian sport arrives in Rio with its head held high, the bit between its teeth and on the crest of a wave of expansion across the globe.   The…

OLYMPIC EQUESTRIAN #TWOHEARTS CAMPAIGN CAPTURES HEARTS AROUND THE WORLD

A powerful video demonstrating the unique and extraordinary bond between the Olympics’ most muscular athlete – the horse – and their courageous riders has been released today, less than three months before the start of the Rio 2016 Games. Around the world…

Olympic 2020 city Tokyo to host FEI General Assembly 2016

Tokyo, host city for the 2020 Olympic Games, has given the best possible endorsement for equestrian sport by inviting the Fédération Equestre Internationale (FEI) to hold its General Assembly in the Japanese capital in November 2016. The allocation of the…

Olympic formats take centre stage at FEI General Assembly

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Olympic formats were the focus of this afternoon’s session at the FEI General Assembly in San Juan (PUR), with FEI President Ingmar De Vos leading discussions with National Federations on proposed radical changes to Olympic competition formats. Olympic Agenda 2020…

Olympic Equestrian Test Event marks one-year countdown to Rio 2016

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  Rio,di Jenero, (Rio 2016) – The Olympic Equestrian Test Event – the Aquece Rio (“Warm Up Rio”) International Horse Trials – gets underway on 6 August, a day after celebrations in Brazil to mark the one-year countdown to the…