It is going to be a Gold Medal showdown with Charlotte Dujarding with the beloved Valegro and Isabelle Werth whose next Gold Medal will make her the most medalled equestrian of all time. But trainer Carl Hester has a plan. Read More
Everyone sat up and paid attention when a relatively unknown Brazilian called Stephan de Freitas Barcha produced two spectacular clear rounds in the super-tough team competition, the Furusiyya FEI Nations Cup™, at La Baule (FRA) and Falsterbo (SWE) this year. Double-clears at this level of the... Read More
Isabelle Werth (GER) is one Olympic medal from a new world record in Equestrian sport, topping Britain's beloved Valegro to clinch another vistory for Germany. Read More
"We've captured the elusive 80% - it does exist!" said a thrilled Laura Graves, who was one of only five riders to score above 80%. "I knew the test was going well, but you just always hope that your reflections match up with the judges. Read More
Not even Great Britain's shining star of the sport could halt the steady march of the Germans who look set to claim their 13th Olympic team title. Read More
"Team has many different meanings," commented Laura Graves. So as equestrians, the Olympics are really special. We have the team of our horses and the team of ourselves, and our trainers, friends and family. Then we have each other. Read More
When I entered I already felt he was giving his utmost and being the fighter he is, he never gives up. But in order to protect him, I gave up. My buddy, my friend, the horse that has given everything for me his whole life does not deserve this. So I saluted and left the arena. Read More
Dressage competition got underway Wednesday at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games, as 29 of the total 60 competitors representing 19 countries took to the main arena under cloudy skies at the Deodoro Olympic Equestrian Center to perform in the Grand Prix, the first test in the team competition. Read More
It was an emotional roller-coaster from the outset, 38-year-old Akane Kuroki bursting into tears of relief and delight after posting a score of 66.90 with Toots to get the Japanese effort underway. There was deep disappointment for The Netherlands’ Adelinde Cornelissen who had to retire when her... Read More
"It's been a great weekend for the horse. It's a great achievement for him. The guy who owned him, Bruce Duchossois, would be proud of him," said Dutton. "I was happy with fourth but ecstatic with third! It was a grand achievement, although a disappointing day for the team yesterday. So we just... Read More

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