RIO 2016: Gold to Germany, Werth and Weihegold sensationals! Aug12

RIO 2016: Gold to Germany, Werth and Weihegold sen...

As largely expected the German team has been unbeatable thanks to Isabell Werth, Dorothee Schneider, Kristina Broring-Sprehe and Sonke Rothenberger. Five pairs performed north of the 80 per cent mark, with three German pairs among them, victory in the Special to a legendary Isabell Werth with a magnificient Weihegold Old, runner up was Charlotte Dujardin and the British team getting Silver, another beautiful performance for Laura Graves and Verdades best US pair with the team able to conquer bronze. What a difference a year made, the Orange team European champions in Aachen are out of the Olympic podium in Rio de Janeiro and Edward Gal did...

Queen Charlotte steals the show, but Germany leads the Olympic Dressage team rankings Aug11

Queen Charlotte stea...

The multiple record-breaking British partnership and defending Olympic champions, Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro, more than lived up to expectations when producing the top score as the Dressage Grand Prix drew to a close at the Olympic Equestrian Venue in Deodoro this afternoon. But not even...

Rio 2016: Dujardin stellar with Valegro, Germany hold the top team position Aug11

Rio 2016: Dujardin stellar with Valegro, Germany h...

Germany still leads Olympic dressage after the Grand Prix with three team riders scoring more than 80 per cent, Charlotte Dujardin and Valegro best pair in the arena pushed Great Britain to runner up position while the United States team is third. Tomorrow the Grand Prix Special will decide the team medals. Germany, Great Britain, the United States, Netherlands, Sweden, Denmark advance to the Grand Prix Special that will assign the team medals, on the individuals Severo Jesus Jurado Lopez, Inessa Merkulova, Karen Tebar, Beatriz Ferrer-Salat, Judy Reynolds, Belinda Trussel and Pierre Vollaadvanced to the Special too.   Rio 2016 Olympic...

Emotional roller-coaster on opening day of Olympic Dressage Aug11

Emotional roller-coa...

The Grand Prix is the first of the two competitions that will decide the team medals, and 29 of the 60 competing horse-and-rider combinations took their turn during the day. Great tests from both Dorothee Schneider and Sonke Rothenberger have given Team Germany a firm hold at the top of both...

Rio 2016: Germany leads after day one Aug10

Rio 2016: Germany leads after day one

Thanks to stellars performance from Dorothee Schneider and Sönke Rothenberger Germany takes the provisional leadership, Cornelissen retired Parzival. Germany as expected is showing lot of strenght and this first day of Olympic Grand Prix had Dorothee Schneider on Showtime scoring the only 80 per cent result in the team competition with compatriot Sönke Rothenberger on Cosmo taking the provisional second place. Dorothee and Showtime scored 80.986% while  the 21-year-old Sönke got 77.329 % with Cosmo providing the German squad  an average percentage of  79.157%.Tomorrow  Kristina Bröring-Sprehe on Desperados FRH and  Isabell Werth on...

Rio 2016 equine athletes have world-class veterinary care on tap in Deodoro Aug10

Rio 2016 equine athl...

The world’s best equine athletes at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro are now poised to help their human companions win medals for eventing, dressage and showjumping, and as they focus on the prize they have access to a hi-tech veterinary facility like no other. Located at the Deodoro...

Eventing – Fabulous French win Eventing team gold; Germany’s Jung takes second successive individual title Aug09

Eventing – Fabulous French win Eventing team...

France claimed team gold and Germany’s Michael Jung took his second successive individual title as Olympic Eventing drew to a close at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) today. Team In a cliff-hanger of a contest it came down to the last four into the arena to decide the team result, and it was the defending champions from Germany who claimed silver with Australia slipping from the overnight lead to take the bronze. The Australians were in charge as the day began, but with only a 4.5 point advantage over their New Zealand neighbours while the French were just 6.2 further adrift and the Germans were stalking the leading pack over...

Grand Prix start list Aug09

Grand Prix start list

Dressage start list for Grand Prix at the Deodoro Olympic Equestrian Center Rio 2016 Olympic Games – Dressage Team & Individual Test Starting Order Jury: Holler (K) – Baarup (E) – Rockwell (H) – Clarke (C) – Alonso (M) – Lang (B) – de Wolff van Westerrode (F) SESSION 1, 10 August 2016 1 – 10:00 – Suzanne Hearn (Australia) – Remmington 2 – 10:09 – Valentina Truppa (Italy) – Chablis 3 – 10:18 – Claudio Castilla Ruiz (Spain) – Alcaide 4 – 10:27 – Akane Kuroki (Japan) – Toots 5 – 10:36 – Pedro Tavares De Almeida...

Dante Weltino OLD is out and left the arena to Jimmie Choo Seq Aug09

Dante Weltino OLD is...

Chablis is fine and Valentina Truppa will compete tomorrow’s Grand Prix Yesterday, two horses were put under observation in the Holding Box due to veterinary staff inspection. Now, one of the two horses, Fixdesign Chablis was admitted to the competition and we will be able to assist to...

Eventing – Cross Country: Aussies in front after spectacular Olympic Eventing cross-country challenge Aug09

Eventing – Cro...

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 II Australia, Eventing team gold medallists in Barcelona 1992, Atlanta 1996 and Sydney 2000, heads both the team and...

A blimp the real target of the stray bullet Aug08

A blimp the real tar...

Shot from the favelas, it seems that the target of the bullet was the blimp that flies over the area as support to security. On August 6, during the Eventing-Dressage test at the Deodoro Equestrian Centre of Rio, a bullet had opened a hole in the tent used as a press center for the...

Eventing-Dressage: William Fox-Pitt leads the provisional ranking Aug07

Eventing-Dressage: W...

Team Germany ahead, saved by Ingrid Klimke cold blood and her great test on Bob It’s not everyone’s idea of the perfect rehab for a serious head injury, but Britain’s William Fox-Pitt defied all the odds to take the early lead as Olympic Eventing got underway at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de...

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