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Rio 2016 equine athletes have world-class veterinary care on tap in Deodoro 8 Aug 2016

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 st....

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Klimke secures narrow German lead in Olympic Eventing ahead of intriguing cross-country challenge 8 Aug 2016

by Louise Parkes A brilliant ride by Ingrid Klimke maintained Team Germany’s lead as Eventing dressage drew to a close today at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA). But her score of 39.50 with Bob gives the defending Olympic champions only a fractional advantage of 0.2 penalties ....

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Fox-Pitt forges the early lead in Olympic Eventing 7 Aug 2016

By Louise Parkes 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 Janeiro (BRA) today.  Riding the 16-....

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Swedes steal the show as horse inspection gets Olympic Eventing underway 5 Aug 2016

By Louise Parkes The Swedish contingent set the photographers alight as Olympic Eventing got underway with the first horse inspection at Deodoro Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) today. A total of 84 horses, including reserves, were trotted up in front of the Ground Jury which is headed up b....

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Olympic Dressage: Can Britain’s golden couple do it again? 2 Aug 2016

By Louise Parkes You could hardly have scripted it better when Great Britain’s Dressage riders scooped Olympic team gold on home turf at the London 2012 Olympic Games in Greenwich Park. A day after their jumpers topped the team podium for the first time in 60 years it was the turn of Carl....

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Olympic Eventing: This Jung man could be very hard to beat 2 Aug 2016

By Louise Parkes Michael Jung – the legend. Some say that if you sent him cross-country wearing a blindfold and facing backwards on his horse that Germany’s Michael Jung could still bring home Olympic gold. The most phenomenal rider of the modern sport is the man they will all ....

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Touchdown! First Olympic horses arrive in Rio de Janeiro! 30 Jul 2016

The first Olympic horses are settling into their athletes’ village today – the new-build stables at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro – with Team New Zealand’s Ringwood Skyboy winning the opening heat of the Rio 2016 Games to be the first to set foot on Brazilian soil.....

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FEI and Sina Sports seal partnership for equestrian growth in China 25 Jul 2016

The Fédération Équestre Internationale (FEI), the world governing body for equestrian sport, and Sina Sports, the leading Chinese digital sports media platform, have today sealed a partnership that will significantly increase the footprint of the FEI and equestrian sport in China.As part of this ....

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French Olympian Simon Delestre regains top spot in Longines Rankings 5 Jul 2016

Olympic athlete Simon Delestre is back as world number one, having leapt to the top of the Longines Rankings, the world Jumping rankings.The Frenchman took over the number one slot in March of this year from London 2012 Olympic team gold medalist Scott Brash, ending the Briton’s 11-month reign....

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Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games long lists announced 21 Jun 2016

The FEI has today published the long lists (FEI nominated entries) of athletes and horses for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.The full nominated entries are available at these links (see the "Nations Participating" section at each link): Rio 2016 Olympic GamesRio 2016 Paraly....

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