Television Coverage of the Equestrian Events at the 2008 Olympics Announced

NBC Universal will be airing 3,600 hours of coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games, including the equestrian events, which will be taking place in Hong Kong. This total amount of coverage will be more than the hours of coverage for all the Olympic Games since 1960 Rome combined. All Broadcasts will also be in HD. You can also visit nbcolympics.com/equestrian for updates, video clips and much more. Way to go NBC!

The equestrian television coverage schedule is as follows:

Date: Program-Time (EST) on Channel

  • Aug. 9: Eventing: Dressage-2:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. on USA
  • Aug. 11: Eventing: Cross- Country- 6:00pm-8:00pm OXYGEN
  • Aug. 12: Eventing: Jumping Team Gold Medal Final-6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on OXYGEN
  • Aug. 13: Dressage-6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on OXYGEN
  • Aug. 14: Dressage Team Gold Medal Final-6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on OXYGEN
  • Aug. 15: Show Jumping-6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on OXYGEN
  • Aug. 16: Dressage Individual - 5:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. MSNBC
  • Aug. 17: Show Jumping Team Gold Medal Final 1st Round-10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m on NBC
  • Aug. 18: Show Jumping Team Gold Medal Final Round- 6:00pm-8:00 p.m. OXYGEN
  • Aug. 19: Dressage Individual Gold Medal Final - 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. on OXYGEN
  • Aug. 21: Show Jumping Individual Gold Medal Final- 10:00am- 1:00 pm on NBC



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